TYPE: A tibetan yak hair rug / blanket

CIRCA: indeterminate / 1900’s

A very unusual Tibetan ‘rug’ or blanket made completely of yak hair / wool and woven in an old seldom seen technique (for Tibetan weaving’s) using a planted-like insertion for the long yak hair pile. No dyes have been used, it is all natural yak hair of varying colours. A unique piece of undetermined age and use.

SIZE: weave 1.40m x 0.60m (overall approx. 1.60m x 0.70m)

WARP: yak wool

WEFT: yak wool

KNOT COUNT: n/a (pile hair length 0.30m – 0.40m)

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