HUNTING AND GATHERING
China, Tibet and East Turkestan
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23. 
Khaden with archaic dragons
Tibet
Circa 1900
158 x 91 cm (62 x 36 in.)


Knot count: 9 H x 6 V = 54 kpsi
Colours: dark blue, medium blue, light blue, camel (4)
Condition: excellent. Full pile with original sides and ends.
Notes: The pattern here is taken verbatim from Ningxia rugs of the Kangxi period (1662-1722). It is possible that the weaver was copying the design from a period Chinese rug used in a monastery. Hunted at the Stupa in Bodnath, Kathmandu.

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