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Silk Bhutan Kera - BHU7

Retail Price: $560.00
Sale Price: $200.00
Savings: 64 %
This item currently has 1 in stock
Item #: BHU7
Antique kera (sash/belt) from Bhutan. A kera (alternate spelling: keyra) secures a woman's kira (dress) or man's gho (robe) at the waist. This sash was back strap woven of silk on a cotton base cloth in the mid to late 1900's and measures 15" wide x 72" long (excluding fringe). This silk kera was probably reserved for special occasions and is in great condition for its age; it shows wear with occasional missing threads (common with old silk weavings) and is dirty from decades of use. Antique Bhutanese textiles are rare and highly collectible. 

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