Indian Shell belt - Cowrie Shell Belt for DIY Tribal Dance Costume - Asian Indian Tribal Belt

 
 
 
 
 
 
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$8.00
Item No: TLX0005
Country of Origin: India
Materials: Cowrie Shells, Fabric, Cord
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Cowrie shell tie belt from India

Length with Shells:  About 32.5 inches
Tie Length: 11 inches
Materials:  Fabric, shells, glass seed beads, cord
Closure:  Ties to close.
Backing:  Fabric backing is sewn to base

Tie belt decorated with black glass seed beads and large split cowrie shells.  Ties to close.  Ties are adorned with a small cowries at the ends.  32.5 inches long not including ties.  Ties are 11 inches long each.  Backed with fabric for a finished look.  Use as is, or combine with other pieces for a unique costume belt.  

This piece is not new, but is not extremely old, could probably be dated to 1970s or 1980s.  Made in India for tourist trade or export.  

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