TYPE: WANGDEN WARP-FACED-BACK CARPET

CIRCA: LATTER PART 1800’s 

A beautiful wool piled yak hair based warp-faced-back carpet presumably made in the Wangden valley region of Tibet in the late 1800’s displaying three auspicious yungdrung (swastika) motifs. The main body of the carpet is made of thick un-dyed wool while the other two colours are from natural dye. These thick carpets were primarily used in monasteries for monks to sit on.

SIZE: 0.94m x 1.63m

WARP: yak hair

WEFT: yak hair / wool

KNOT COUNT: n/a

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