amulets (ritual object containers (personal adornment))

Amulet, triangular on a red silk thread. Green fabric with orange over-locking stitching along the two upper edges. The main motif is of a ram’s horns in pink and yellow inside a triangle of light and dark purple chain stitch. The inner side is blank. Made in Nukus in the Aral Sea Crafts Centre (ASCC).

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