124 Antique Tibetan Nomad's Belt Cowrie Shell Ornament

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This adornment of nomads from Tibetan Changthang made of cowrie shells, bells and leather hangs from the belt. Neat tied rows of even-sized cowrie shells.

Late 19th century.

LITERATURE REFERENCE : Example of cowries on similar leather strips worn as a belt hanger may be seen on Page 255, "Tibetan Nomads" by Shuyler Jones

MEASUREMENT : 40 cm length x 8 cm width approx

í«í_INVENTORY LOCATION: 2


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