protective charm

Three amulets for pregnancy tied together by a red and a blue twisted paper cord. The largest amulet is a brown paper sleeve containing red and blue coloured paper. The other two are cream paper sleeves, containing small strips of paper. All three have printed Japanese script and/or seal on at least one side.

Collection Information

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