Old Tibetan Nomad's White Coral Belt from Chanthang
Worn as an adornment, this belt is used during festivals and celebrations by the Chanthang nomads of Tibet.
Contains white Himalayan mountain coral. Leather edges. Entirely hand stitched. Stiff and difficult to lay down flat.
Mid 1900s - Fastening ends replaced later.
Belt dimensions: 97 cm x 7cm. With the additional fabric ties + buckle the length is 131 cm. Heavy.
Such pieces are relics of a fast vanishing culture and might never be seen again
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user.Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections.Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.
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