Tetela amulets: Re-interpreting a medical anthropology collection as a fashion benchmark

In the 1920s and 1930s, missionaries and colonial officials in equatorial Africa collected thousands of amulets – devices worn on the body that were made locally for protection and healing (spiritual and/or physical). One of these collections – assembled in the 1920s by an American pseudo-missionary...

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Volume: 6
Main Author: Akou, Heather Marie
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: 01.10.2019
published in: International journal of fashion studies Vol. 6; no. 2; pp. 163 - 180
Data of publication: 2019-10-01
ISSN: 2051-7106
EISSN: 2051-7114
Discipline: Visual Arts
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: CrossRef
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