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360 View - Tibet, Boxes 1699-1705

Handmade wool Tibetan hat with distinctive pointed ear flaps and asymmetrical design using colorful striped wool in gold, blue, silver and black and hand-embroidered flowers. Vibrant red interior.

Date: Circa: 1940s

Location: Item 1 - Box 1699

Tibetan copper urn with holder and top. Decoratively tooled exterior featuring brass appliqué. Measures 13½ x 16½ inches.

Date: Circa: 1940s

Location: Item 1 - Box 1700

Tibetan Long Horn, three-piece, telescoping extension stored in the closed position. Decorative metal clasp attached to wide end of horn with additional decorative metal work at the end of each extension and mouthpiece. The Rag-Dung is a ceremonial instrument that is played to accompany chanting.

Date: 1914 -1918

Location: Item 1 - Box 1701

A pair of well-worn wooden crutches used by Lowell Thomas after he broke his hip from a horseback fall on leaving Tibet.

Date: Circa 1949

Location: Item 1 - Box 1702

Tibetan handcrafted beaded bangle bracelet in geometric design. Glass beads of green, ochre, burgundy, dark blue and white on padded cloth.

Date: Circa 1940s

Location: Item 1 - Box 1703

A set of raw leather reins.

Date: Circa 1940s

Location: Item 3 - Box 1703

Tibetan painted ceremonial mask depicting a mythological creature. Measures approximately 7 x 7 x 2 inches.

Date: Circa 1940s

Location: Item 5 - Box 1703

Carved circular wooden Tibetan bowl containing four small dice and twenty-two copper coins. Measures 4 x 1½ inches.

Date: Circa 1940s

Location: Item 6 - Box 1703

Carved circular wooden Tibetan bowl containing twenty-six metallic pegs. Measures 4 x 1 1/2 inches.

Date: Circa 1940s

Location: Item 7 - Box 1703

Unidentified sewn circular leather disc measuring 7 1½ x 1 inches

Date: Circa 1940s

Location: Item 8 - Box 1703

Brass Tibetan candle stand, silver plated with etched and colored floral motif. Measures 7 1½ x 8 1½ inches.

Date: Circa 1940s

Location: Item 1 - Box 1704

Brass Tibetan candle stand, with etched silver and brass plating. Measures 7 x 7 1½ inches.

Date: Circa 1940s

Location: Item 2 - Box 1704

Conical shaped Tibetan hat made of palm leaves overlaid with fabric applique containing colorful felt flowers.

Date: Circa 1940s

Location: Item 1 - Box 1705