Coloured amulets

Made:
1801-1910 in Middle East
maker:
Unknown

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Four coloured flasks (blue & brown) set in oblong fringed cushion, decorated with multicoloured, trellis bead work, said to cure eye pain, unsigned, Middle Eastern, 1801-1910.

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A21223
Materials:
bead, complete, glass, silk thread and textile
type:
amulet
taxonomy: