Small muslin bag containing amuletic bread

Made:
1901-1913
maker:
Unknown

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Group of various amulets, used to prevent/cure various diseases & ailments and bring good fortune. In the centre is a
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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
Object Number:
A659967
Materials:
bag, muslin, breadcrust, thread
type:
bread
taxonomy:
  • food
credit:
Loan, Wellcome Trust

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