Rare pair Fhagli festival ceremonial poles Himachal Pradesh

A Rare pair Fhagli festival ceremonial poles    Lahaul valley Himachal  Pradesh

Carved wood poles with tribal face and dancing figures with applied pigments

Probably from a palanquin

The Phagli festival is is held in the month of Phagun and hence the name Phagli 

and celebrates the arrival of spring and fertility rituals are performed

Himalayan area of Himachal Pradesh India

 

H 38 cm

Period: Early 20th century

 

Price: £2450

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