About this object

A 'black hat necromancer's' human bone bracelet mounted on a diamond-shaped piece of blue silk with golden embroidery. Central piece of bone carved in high relief with Samvara in Yab Yum, standing in Pratyalid-hasana on two prostate figures his hands crossed.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Animal Remains; Personal Ornament; Religion
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Asia: Central Asia: Tibet [China]
  • Date made
    18th Century
  • Materials
    Human Bone; Cotton Textile Plant; Silk Textile Animal
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Museum Purchase
  • Collector
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    Not recorded
  • Measurements
    material :245mm x 150mm x 20mm central plaque: 143mm x 40mm straps l: 110mm
  • Note
    Purchased from Chrisities 19th March 1973.

Where is this object from?

Object view = Humanities
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