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Tiara

  • Place of origin:

    Tibet (made)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cardboard covered with appliqué embroidery

  • Museum number:

    IM.21-1911

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Tiara for a Lama consisting of five hinged plaques of cardboard covered with appliqué embroidery with representations of the Five Dhyani Buddhas.

Place of Origin

Tibet (made)

Date

early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Cardboard covered with appliqué embroidery

Descriptive line

Tiara for a Lama consisting of five hinged plaques of cardboard covered with appliqué embroidery, Tibet, early 19th century

Production Note

Monastic manufacture

Categories

Hats & headwear; Embroidery; Clothing; Religion

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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