TYPE: A Tibetan over-saddle carpet with dragon medallion

CIRCA: early 1900’s

A over-saddle carpet (masho) with a dragon as its central design. The tan center field has a flower and a green trellis-like design in each corner, and is surrounded by a green inner border featuring ‘ flaming jewels’. The dark blue outer main border consist of flowers and various stylised objects. All natural dyes, the green being especially pleasing.

SIZE:  0.65m x 0.53m

WARP: cotton

WEFT: wool

KNOT COUNT: 66 kpsi

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