The Daalder Collection of Ethnic Jewellery and Adornment, after 2007
Hair Ornament from Tibet

Hair Ornament from Tibet

An almost identical example appears on p. 30 of Tibet: a Lost World (1978) , by Valrae Reynolds, which deals with the Newark Collection. Reynolds describes this as a man’s hair ornament, “tied to a silk or cotton scarf. This ornament was worn at a sharp angle over one eye”. See also a photo in Reynolds’s From the Sacred Realm: Treasures of Tibetan Art from the Newark Museum (African, Asian & Oceanic Art) (1999), p. 50. This ornament is not at all frequently seen, but distinctly a part of Tibetan┬áculture.

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