In the past, Tibetans were known as fierce warriors. This quiver is part of a festival costume worn by a Tibetan horse rider. Festival events include archery and picking khatags (white friendship scarves) off the ground – all while on horseback. These riders are celebrated in Tibet much like professional hockey players are revered in Canada.

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How have the original quiver, outfit and horse decorations changed over time?

responded: Jun 20, 2010

Posted by Mary Angel

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I know that yo-yos were used for warfare

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