Shepherd's Sling


From: Tibet

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 51-4-187
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tibetan
Provenience Tibet
Date Made 18th Century - 1935
Section Asian
Materials Yak Hair
Technique Braided

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.

Length 153 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Robert R. Service, 1951
Other Number 142 - Other Number

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