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Wooden sign painted with a demon's face, China, 1801-1900
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Wooden sign painted with a demon's face, China, 1801-1900
Description
This image of a demon’s face was intended to be hung on the doors of homes in China to ward off evil spirits. One of the more ancient aspects of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) was the belief that spirits, ancestors and demons interfere with the body and cause illness. maker: Unknown maker Place made: China
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Image and original data from Wellcome Collection
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L0058519.jpg
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