Talismanic amulets

Maker(s)
Artist: Rashid Koraichi (Algeria, born 1947; active Tunisia)
Historical period(s)
1996-1997
Medium
Steel
Dimensions
H x W x D (average): 16.6 x 5.1 x 0.1 cm (6 9/16 x 2 x 1/16 in)
Geography
Tunisia
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds
Accession Number
S1998.158.1-49
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork
Type

Amulets

Keywords
casting, protection, Tunisia
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Rose Issa

Published References
  • Christine Mullen Kreamer. Inscribing Meaning: Writing and Graphic Systems in African Art. Exh. cat. Washington and Milan. p. 99.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World, Contemporary Art
Web Resources
Whistler's Neighborhood
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Undetermined copyright