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Description

Square collar with opening for neck, black textile centre decorated with applique dorje (thunderbolts) of different colours, and red silk border with yellow edging, part of a Cham Dance costume worn by Tibetan Buddhist monks: Tibet, 19th - early 20th century AD

Museum reference

A.1919.622.4 D

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Collar

Production information

Tibet, East Asia

Date

19th - early 20th century

Style / Culture

Tibetan

Materials

Silk

Physical description

Silk: black centre with applied thunderbolt heads, flowered red border, yellow hem

Associations

Darjeeling, Bengal, India, South Asia, ASIA

On display

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