TYPE: Two-tone “checkerboard” khaden

CIRCA: 1900

Naturally dyed Tibetan checkered khaden with small (approximately +/- 2cm x 2cm) blue and white squares; the blue of which is abrashed throughout. Hand-spun wool warp and weft and made circa 1900.  Some slight pile wear and could use a professional wash, after which it would really sparkle! In good to very good condition, especially for its age. Has been in the one collectors hands since being purchased in Kathmandu, Nepal, circa 1970 and this is the first time on the market since then.

SIZE: 153cm x 81cm

WARP: Wool (handspun)

WEFT: Wool (handspun)

KNOT COUNT:  48kpsi