TYPE: a single dragon tibetan shugden carpet

CIRCA: 1920

An oblong Tibetan shugden seating carpet, featuring a single four clawed, red scaled dragon chasing the flaming jewel through the clouds on a dark blue background. A mix of aniline and natural dyes. (A similar example, though with a more ‘compact’ dragon, can be seen published on page 214, plate 210, in the book Tibetan Rugs by Hallvard Kare Kuloy.) Very good condition.

SIZE: 0.83m x 0.60m

WARP: cotton

WEFT: wool

KNOT COUNT: 62 kpsi

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