Small muslin bag containing amuletic bread

Made:
1901-1913
Small muslin bag containing amuletic bread (amulet; bread) Small muslin bag containing crust of bread, amuletic

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Small muslin bag containing crust of bread, amuletic
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Small muslin bag containing crust of bread, amuletic, to ward off toothache, Lovett collection, from London, English, 1901-1913

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A659967
Materials:
breadcrust, bag, muslin and thread
Measurements:
overall: 13 mm x 53 mm x 49 mm, .002 kg
type:
amulet and bread
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust