Friday, February 20, 2009

Luxurious tresses!

The yak's hair is of much use in Central Asian regions. See the source -




The duster-like Chauri used in Sikh temples (Gurdwaras) is a fan made of yak hair.


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14 comments:

  1. I thought I was looking at a horse's tail in the first photo. What beautiful tresses. No wonder the hair is sought after.

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  2. I was wondering what it was going to be...looks so soft.

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  3. The tail does look like a duster. Great CC post!

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  4. I've always felt them to be so storybookish !1sandy

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  5. Swarna: Neat captures of a neat looking animal.

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  6. That is SO cool! I wanna see a yak!

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  7. I can see how the yak's hair would lend itself to the crafting of textiles.

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  8. learn something new every day, thanks

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  9. Wow, I love learning something new. Cool pictures.

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  10. Thanks, all
    We just loved to watch this textbook creature in Manali

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  11. Hmm I learned something. I don't think I would use it as a fan while still attached.

    Norwood

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  12. Someone needs a haircut. These are so new to be. Great critters

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