Rabbit's foot amulet

Made:
1860-1905 in Suffolk
Rabbit's foot amulet (protective amulets) Rabbit's foot, dried sinewy flesh over bone Rabbit's foot, dried sinewy flesh over bone

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Rabbit's foot, dried sinewy flesh over bone
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Rabbit's foot, dried sinewy flesh over bone
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, London.

Rabbit's foot, dried sinewy flesh over bone, carried by an old man as protection against rheumatism, Suffolk, England 1860-1905

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A176531
Materials:
bone, skin and hair
Measurements:
overall: 14 mm x 104 mm x 14 mm,
type:
protective amulets
credit:
Wellcome Trust (Purchased from Stevens)