Girdle, amuletic, cotton rolled to make a circular

Made:
1880-1930

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Girdle, amuletic, cotton rolled to make a circular padded tube, hung with four amulets, picked up on battlefield, Dervish, Sudanese, 1880-1930

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A658343
Materials:
cotton, horn, iron and leather, cases
type:
girdle - belt
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • costume