Amuletic (?) necklace of monkey vertebrae threaded

Made:
1890-1930

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Amuletic (?) necklace of monkey vertebrae threaded on strand of red beads, from West Africa, 1890-1930

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A158732
Materials:
beads, glass, fibre and vertebrae
type:
necklace
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery
credit:
Glendining