TYPE: A lotus flower designed tibetan khaden

CIRCA: 1900 – 1920

A beautifully designed ‘Pema Chuni’ (twelve lotuses) Tibetan khaden. Once a very popular design in Tibet, it has no borders and relies on the lotus flowers and stylised vines for its striking appeal.   [For a published examples see top of page 107, in the book Of Wool And Loom by Trinely Chodrak and Kesang Tashi and also page 68, plate 50 in Woven Jewels; Tibetan Rugs from Southern California Collections.] Mostly natural dyes with some aniline. A lovely piece with a classic design.

SIZE: 1.51m x 0.80m

WARP: cotton

WEFT: wool

KNOT COUNT: 60 kpsi

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