Lama hat, silk damask, lining of rough woolen material, cowry shell; H: 27 cm, B: 18 cm; loan from the National Museum, Paro
Head lamas of the Drukpa Kagyupa* school wear such hats at certain auspicious occasions, such as processions.
Lama hat, silk satin with golden paper decoration, silk damask and silk taffeta, starched cotton cloth; H; 29 cm, B: 42 cm; loan from the National Museum, Paro
Hat of the Drukpa Kagyupa school. This school aims for the practical realisation of the yogic teachings to develop a kind of living in accordance with the laws of the universe.
Lama hat, silk damask and silk brocade damask, cotton lining; H: 25 cm, B: 29 cm; loan from the National Museum, Paro
This hat is worn by the lamas of the Nyingmapa school. This »School of the Old« puts its focus on the magical and mystical practices of lamaism.
A monk's tunic (tögag), woolen material with brocade insets; size: 82 cm. x 67cm.; loan from the National Museum, Paro
The tunic is made of fine woollen material died red, with applications of brocade insets. With that a monk wears a wrapover skirt, a vestment and a cape. The fine design points to a high cleric.