Siberian Shamanic Object
21" tall x 4" wide on a custom made stand. (53 x 10 cm)
19th or early 20th century
Leather, horse hair, fiber cord, trade cotton and wool, brass belt buckle, over an inner wood core
Applique designs in brown and white leather. This mysterious object could have been used for attachment as either a horse ornament, shamanic ritual costume or hanging. From a Dutch collection.
Frans Faber, Amsterdam