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Pagor (headdress) consisting of cane and red cloth loops decorated with turquoise, coral and strings of pearl-like glass beads, and with two attached human hair plaits, style of headdress worn by women in southern Tibet, part of a woman's outfit held in place with cords and hooks: Tibet, 19th century AD

Museum reference

A.1910.223 A


World Culture

Object name

Pagor, Headdress

Production information

Tibet Autonomous Region, China, East Asia


19th century

Style / Culture



Cane, Cloth, Coral, Turquoise, Metal, Glass, Human hair

Physical description

Vertical half-loop of cane covered with red cloth with circlets of red cloth mounted with beads of red coral and turquoise, and with silver charms set with turquoise; two bands of white glass beads, two plaits of human hair


  • Living Lands (29 Jul 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

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