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Amulet against toothache, snake bites and rabies, Spanish?, 1800-1920.

 
Amulet against toothache, snake bites and rabies, Spanish?, 1800-1920.
4 0 c m
 
31cm
actual image size: 23cm x 32cm

Description

Cloth amulet to be worn around the neck, to protect against toothache, snake bites and rabies. The picture sewn to front shows a saint, possibly St Dominic, trampling on the Devil.

Image Details

Image Ref.
 
10416280

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