TYPE: An over-sized  Tibetan khaden – SOLD

CIRCA: 1920

An over-sized khaden, although not quite sapden size, featuring rows of window-like motifs (a very very early version of Windows 95 maybe?) in a multitude subtle colours on a lustrous wool base; a design which makes for an overall very pleasing, is somewhat random, look. A small very old repair in the very center does nothing to detract from the beauty and sense of presence this carpet has. It is a unique piece with good pile and a thick ‘chunky’ handle, made with mostly, if not all, natural dyes and undyed wool and wool warp and weft.  (For a very similar example of this design from the early 20th century, see page 104 in the excellent book entitled Of Wool And Loom by Trinley Chodrak & Kesang Tashi, pub. 2000.) In very good condition. ALREADY SOLD.

SIZE: 1.55m x 1.02m

WARP: wool

WEFT: wool

KNOT COUNT: 24 kpsi