Votive Offerings and Amulets from the Alexander Girard Collection
Amulets are objects of supernormal potency that safeguard the wearer during critical periods of life passage and transformation. Ex-votos, small metal objects often in the shapes of human figures or specific parts of the body, are presented as gifts to supernatural beings in gratitude for favors received.
Trim: 10.5" x 8.5"
Illustrations: 86 color and 11 black-and-white photographs
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