(Antiques from China and Tibet from Arts du Monde)
Home

 

Catalogue: Artisan and Design: Textiles: Wearable Art (1)

    detailed search

Tibetan Woman's Headdress from Gansu Province

Catalogue: Artisan and Design: Textiles: Wearable Art: Pre 1960   item# 833092 (stock# gan111)

Tibetan Woman's Headdress from Gansu Province
 click for details

Arts du Monde
212 243 4477


550.00 

This is a woman's headdress we purchased in Xia He, Gansu Province in China. Southwest Gansu is a Tibetan area that used to be part of the Amdo region. The headdress is made from wool with sections of corduroy, silver and Tibetan coins. The coral in the center of the silver work is a traditionally dyed coral. These are worn on special occasions, coming from the back of the head down over the back. Still used today, these pieces are really more used than antique and this piece dates probably b ...click for details

Return To Top

PAGE: 1 


member, TROCADERO © 1998-2014 All Rights Reserved