Leather amulet in the form of a necklace, cowrie s

Made:
1880-1920 in Uganda

Leather amulet in the form of a necklace, cowrie shells and beads on square plaque, possibly worn to promote pregancy, Gandan (?) Uganda, 1880-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A301598
Materials:
beads, glass, fringe, iron, leather, shell, cowrie and strap, cord
Measurements:
overall including strap: 13 mm x 356 mm x 55 mm, .04 kg
type:
amulet
taxonomy: