Rectangular stitched blue silk bag said to contain

Made:
1850-1920

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Rectangular stitched blue silk bag said to contain amnion and umbilical cord on braided cotton cord, worn by child to bring happiness, Kazan, Russia, 1850-1920

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A666160
Materials:
cotton and silk
type:
amulet case
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle