Small chips of crystal-like stone - kautsuri

Made:
1900-1920 in Dhaka
maker:
Unknown

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Small chips of crystal-like stone, known as kausturi (red pepper root), secured in lens shaped glass and stuck to display board, (see A652602), said to relieve pain, Khongsardi, Dhaka (Dacca), Bangladesh

Details

Category:
Asian Medicine
Object Number:
A652603
Materials:
cardboard, complete, glass, kausturi, paper
Measurements:
cover: 51 mm,
display board: 26 mm x 127 mm
type:
drug
taxonomy:
credit:
Sengupta, S.L.

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