Asian Art - Shaman's Necklace, Nepal

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Shaman's necklace
Wood, leather, brass, horn
27" (68.5 cm) long; round powder horn is 4.5" (11.3 cm) in diameter
Late 19th to early 20th century

A fascinating group of powder horns adorns this leather necklace likely worn by a hilltribe shaman. The large round powder horn is made of wood with brass at the center and around the perimeter. The small pouch is made of very thick leather.


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