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Charm against evil eye, carved from mother of pearl in the shape of a hand and wrist with index finger and little finger stretched out, thumb and middle fingers tucked in. Wrist pierced with wire and attached to loop for suspension. [sketch in Accession Register.]

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Additional names, titles, or classifications
object name (Horniman Ethno.):  charm

Additional place information
made or collected:  Lecce 

Materials & techniques
metal; mother of pearl
Additional material & technique information
material: metal (fixing)
material: mother of pearl (overall)
overall: 1 g; overall: 36 mm x 9 mm x 6 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 1 g
overall: 36 mm x 9 mm x 6 mm

Related subjects
theme: Health and Healing
object name (Horniman Ethno.): charms
material: metal
material: mother of pearl

Record created 2000-12-05 by CLISTER
Record last updated 2013-08-29 by NCROWE