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Tibetan Sash with Gilt Repoussé Masks

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Indian Subcontinent: Himalayas: Pre 1950: Item # 1300912
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Noordeinde 154
The Hague - The Netherlands

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 Sold to Germany 
Probably used by a priest, maybe for ritual dances. The masks date from the early to mid 20th century. Obviously the textile background has been replaced. There are 12 skull masks and 11 other masks on the sash. Most of them have some wear to the gilding. H. 82 cm.