3876 – Black Hand with Charms

Physical description:
An oversized wooden hand shape, which has been painted black, and covered with small silver-coloured charms (often featuring Christian imagery). From Mexico.
Museum classification:
Christian magic
Size:
15 cm x 10 cm
Information:

A black painted wooden hand shape, onto which many small silver coloured charms featuring Christian imagery have been nailed.  

Resource:
Object
Materials:
wood, metal
Copyright ownership:
MWM

A black painted wooden hand shape, onto which many small silver coloured charms featuring Christian imagery have been nailed.