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Amulet

Object Number:18245
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Islamic
Provenience: Egypt
Cairo
Section:African
Materials:Tiger Claw
Silver
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. John Harrison, 1895

Description

Tiger claws bound together with a wide flat loop of silver ornamented with applied wire. Suspension loop on top, similar loop on bottom supports a silver bell.

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