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Shepherd's Sling

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Object Number:51-4-187
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Tibet
Date Made: 18th Century - 1935
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1935
Materials:Yak Hair
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951
Other Number:142 - Other Number


Of yak hair; the central diamond-shaped section felted. Brown and white with red, yellow, and white tassels. "Used by yak drivers to throw stones when driving the yaks in caravan." or by shepherds to protect sheep against wolves.

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