TYPE: Takyeb, i.e. horse, yak or pack animal forehead decoration  SOLD

CIRCA: early 1900’s

Fine Tibetan takyeb featuring a large flower – that is surrounded by ‘wish-fulfilling’ flaming jewels in the main field –  emanating from a vase also filled with flaming jewels. Hand spun wool warp and weft, rich saturated all natural dyes, and made circa the early 1900’s. Rawhide ‘tie-downs’ still attached to corners and backed by a blue cotton cloth. First time on the market since being bought from a Tibetan refugee in Nepal in the early 1970’s, having been in that one collectors hands since then. ALREADY SOLD.

SIZE: 25cm high x 23.5cm wide

WARP: wool

WEFT: wool

KNOT COUNT: n/a (cant be seen)