Ancient great Nepalese flute - Tharu ethnic group (1) - Bronze, Wood - Nepal - 19th century

Description
Ancient great Nepalese flute - Tharu ethnic group (1) - Bronze, Wood - Nepal - 19th century
Good condition, see description - 2.8×2.8×75 cm

Large, Nepalese antique flute, from the Tharu people.
Used in festivals and ceremonies.
Period: 19th century
Wood, bronze
Origin: Nepal.
Dimensions: 2.8 * 2.8 * 75 cm.
Weight 173 g.
The Tharu are an ethnic group that speaks an Indo-Aryan language, they live principally in the Terai, a meridianal region of Nepal.
The Tharus have several festival, such as Dashin, the largest festival in Nepal. This festival is held each year in the autumn. It's notably the moment with the Tharu wear the tika of blessing, a distinctive red symbol on the forehead that's also worn by married women.
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Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Ancient great Nepalese flute - Tharu ethnic group
Material
Bronze, Wood
Period
19th century
Region/ Country of origin
Nepal
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
2.8×2.8×75 cm
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