Khaden with archaic dragons
158 x 91 cm (62 x 36 in.)
|| 9 H x 6 V = 54 kpsi
|| dark blue, medium blue, light blue, camel (4)
|| excellent. Full pile with original sides and ends.
|| 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.