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Subject:mystery carved wood plank
Posted By: Charlie Mon, Oct 02, 2017 IP: 77.249.226.215

Hello, can anyone please help me identify this object. Thanks







Subject:Re: mystery carved wood plank
Posted By: Rémy doukhan Wed, Oct 04, 2017

It's a Tibetan implement used to print figures on sacrificial constructions made of barley flour mixed with water called"torma".
It is called"parshing"and it's a decorative but also religious object.It seems not very ancient.

Subject:Re: mystery carved wood plank
Posted By: Charlie Wed, Oct 04, 2017

Thanks a lot Rémy.
I found out it's also called zanpar.

Subject:Re: mystery carved wood plank
Posted By: Rémy doukhan Wed, Oct 04, 2017

Parshing may be also used to print figures on butter.


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