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Item ID: 221098  
  

TIBET China India Old Postcard Group of Two LEPCHAS, Darjeeling Tibetan Costumes

Vintage Old Postcard. Darjeeling. Group of Two Lepchas. China Tibet India. Ethnic Life. Tibetan Traditional Costumes. The Lepcha are the aboriginal inhabitants of present day Sikkim, emigrated from Tibet. They speak a Tibeto-Burman language classified as Himalayish.

Tibetan sword ke-tri . These very rare fighting sword were still used by the Tibetan warriors in the turn of the 20th century. The 29 inches long, heavy single edge blade is forged from laminated steel folded at the tip in the style known as hair pin folding.

Publisher: D. Macropolo & Co. Calcutta
Series No: 2053
Faults: Marks
Background: The Lepcha people, or RĂ³ng people, is the aboriginal people of Sikkim, who have a population of 50,000. They are the aboriginal inhabitants of present day Sikkim. Many Lepcha are also found in western and southwestern Bhutan, Tibet, Darjeeling, the Ilam District of eastern Nepal and in the hills of West Bengal.

Price:£9.99€12.99US$13.69

TIBET China India Old Postcard Group of Two LEPCHAS, Darjeeling Tibetan Costumes


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