Ladakh chest ornament.
Category: Decor, Ritual Objects
The Ladakh chest ornament is richly decorated with turquoise, cornelian, and coral stitched onto a heavy weight textile support.
The semi-precious stones are representative of the Ladakh deities, protecting and guiding the wearer through the dangerous human world. Turquoise is important in Ladakh in that it can be used as a trade item.
A majestic statement piece.
Material: Semi-preciouse stones and cotton.
Origin: Ladakh, India.
Width: 80 cm
Height: 80 cm
|Dimensions||80 × 80 cm|