Woman at Dekyi Lingka party, New Year 1937

 
Woman at Dekyi Lingka party, New Year 1937
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 32cm

Description

Aristocratic young woman close-up. The jewellery is very heavy with the earrings being made of gold and turquoise and the amulet made of gold, turquoise and jade. Her head dress would have been covered in red cloth with corals and pearls used as decoration. This young woman was attending a New Year party at the Dekyi Lingka. She has applied a beauty spot to her forehead

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
 
1998.131.417
Format
 
Print black & white
Country
 
Tibet
Region
 
Lhasa. Dekyi Lingka
Photographer
 
Frederick Spencer Chapman
Date
 
01/01/37

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