King Jigme Wangchuck is wearing the Raven Crown. The rim of the hat is embroidered with tantric skulls.
Photo by G. Sherriff, 1933; loan from the Museum of Mankind, London
Saddle, silver, filigreed and engraved, varnished wood, coral, leather, silk, cotton, padding; size: 26 cm x 47 cm x 40 cm; loan from the Völkerkundemuseum der Universität Zürich
Saddle of a high aristocrat, most likely a member of the royal family. The front is decorated with a, frequently used and widespread as a decoration, group of dragons and Garuda*.
Cotton velvet, silk damask, cotton fabrics, padding, leather; H: 41 cm, diameter: 22 cm; loan from Anthony Aris
This helmet was most likely worn by the second king, His Majesty Jigme Wangchuck (1905-1952).