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Photographer: Unknown, Collection: Sir Charles Bell, Date of Photo: 1904-1922  Region: Lhasa,.  Two women in heavily ornamented dress. Behind are more women, less ornately dressed, and a man in fringed headgear. In the background a carved and painted wall or panel.

Two Women in Lhasa Dress. Tibetan costume and jewelry

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Photo taken between 1938–1939 during The Ernst Schäfer Expedition to Tibet | "The expedicition met the, sister of Möndro in Shigatse.  A good looking woman of 35 with six living childen, married to a high official of the Panchen Lama.  She was wearing the pakor, headdress of the women of Tsang" | Text taken from the paper by Isrun Engelhardt.  Photo by Ernst Krause

Sister of Möndro wearing the pakor, headdress of the women of Tsang.

A young Tibetan girl in traditional dress, her hair plaited into 108 braids, or as close as possible, to represent the 108 volumes of Tibetan holy book the Kan Djur. (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images). Circa 1950

A young Tibetan girl in traditional dress, her hair plaited into 108 braids, or as close as possible, to represent the 108 volumes of Tibetan holy book the Kan Djur. (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images). Circa Old Photos of Tibetans

The Tibet Album | "The Prime Minister Lonchen Shokhang's daughter on the right, with Captain Tsoko's wife on the left. The two women are standing in a lavishly furnished room with carved wall panels. The women are wearing all the accoutrements of high status, such as amulets, beads and other jewellery, rich textiles, and elaborate Lhasa-style head dresses" | Photo taken during Sir Charles Bell's Mission to Lhasa 1920-21

Lonchen Shokangs Daughter with Captain Tsoko’s Wife. Traditional Tibetan costumes and jewelry

Tibet019.JPG | by Bernardo De Niz

Tibetan Pilgrims pray in the Tibetan Capital, Lasa, during the celebrations of Tibetan New Year, in Lasa.

Tibetan dancer with Cham deer mask.

Tibetan dancer with Cham deer mask. A Cham is a Tibetan Buddhist dance or ritual performed by monks for laypeople. There is great variety among Cham dances according to the sect of the hosting.

“We Are Not Alone” The Shamans Of The World Tell Us – Collective Evolution

Ancient Tibetan customs still alive- Tibetan Bonpo Shamanism. Via Myrtle Philbeck

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