Bead; 1600-1700; 9546/65

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Name/Title

Bead

About this object

Blue ceramic bead of typical seventeenth century type.
Part of a collection of objects designed to prevent witches from entering a house. They were dropped from above over many years into the space behind a bedroom wall. Perhaps it was originally from a rosary.

Date Made

1600-1700

Medium and Materials

Ceramic | Bead

Measurements

8mm

Subject and Association Description

witchcraft

Collection

Hitchin Museum

Object Type

Bead

Object number

9546/65

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