Yaso's Maids of Honour at Preparation of Camp at Lubu

Yaso's Maids of Honour at Preparation of Camp at Lubu
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 31cm x 22cm

Description

Four Maids of Honour and two assistants who will serve chang or barley beer to the Yaso officials at the ceremony of the Preparation of the Camp at Lubu, standing outside decorated tents. The women wear coral headdresses, turquoise inlaid amulet boxes or gau at the neck and waist, Lhasa style turquoise ear ornaments, and strings of pearls, corals and other precious stones.

Due to the nature of these images, prints will reproduce any signs of age, wear or damage that occurred before they were archived by the Pitt Rivers Museum.

Image Details

Accession Number
 
1998.285.156.1
Format
 
Glass negative
Country
 
Tibet
Region
 
Lhasa Area. Lubu
Photographer
 
Rabden Lepcha?
Date
 
01/03/21

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