Amuletic necklace consisting of 4 tusks and 40 lar

Made:
1801-1920

Amuletic necklace consisting of 4 tusks and 40 large blunt teeth on fibre string, African (?) or North American (?), 1801-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A655946
Materials:
fibre, string, teeth, elephant ? and walrus ?
type:
necklace
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume
  • jewellery

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