Return to Library Homepage

360 View - Tibet, Boxes 1706-10

Lowell Thomas's personal circular/round multi-colored fabric hat with flat top. Has a woven appearance and black fabric interior. Gift of the Lamas of the Tibetan holy city of Lhasa during Lowell Thomas's 1949 visit.

Date: Circa 1949

Location: Item 1 - Box 1706

Lowell Thomas's personal circular hat with flat crown and brim in gold lacquer with Southeast Asian decorative motif. Crown has air holes surrounded by stylized Asian symbols. Padded cloth sweatband and red silk under chin ties.

Date: Undated

Location: Item 2 - Box 1706

Lowell Thomas's personal Tibetan applique hat with brim. Woven green silk head band and woven silk crown applique outlined in red. Navy blue string to hold hat in place. Red silk lined crown and lower brim. Golden rick rack trim at edge of brim and on hat band.

Date: Circa 1949

Location: Item 1 - Box 1707

Lowell Thomas's personal hand sewn Tibetan style long robe in aged cream silk with mandarin collar and fuchsia pink partial lining.

Date: Circa 1940s

Location: Item 2 - Box 1707

Stone carving of praying Buddha. Measures 8 ½ x 12 inches.

Date: Undated

Location: Item 1 - Box 1709

5 copper engraving plates. 2 measure 2 ½ x 1 ½ inches; 2 measure 1 ½ x 1 ½ inches; 1 measures 3 x 1 ½ inches; All have a height of ½ of an inch.

Date: Undated

Location: Item 2 - Box 1709

One of seven pieces of Tibetan silver.

Date: Undated

Location: Item 1.1 - Box 1710

One of seven pieces of Tibetan silver.

Date: Undated

Location: Item 1.2 - Box 1710

One of seven pieces of Tibetan silver.

Date: Undated

Location: Item 1.3 - Box 1710

One of seven pieces of Tibetan silver.

Date: Undated

Location: Item 1.4 - Box 1710

One of seven pieces of Tibetan silver.

Date: Undated

Location: Item 1.5 - Box 1710

One of seven pieces of Tibetan silver.

Date: Undated

Location: Item 1.6 - Box 1710

One of seven pieces of Tibetan silver.

Date: Undated

Location: Item 1.7 - Box 1710