HUNTING AND GATHERING
China, Tibet and East Turkestan
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30. 
Khaden with chequerboard pattern
Tibet
Circa 1880
167 x 83 cm (66 x 33 in.)


Knot count: 10 H x 6 V = 60 kpsi
Colours: red, green (2)
Condition: good pile overall, with a minuscule area of slight wear towards the center. Original sides and ends.
Notes: A trophy from my early hunting days in Tibet, this fine chequerboard rug belongs to the earliest group for this type, now almost extinct. The wool is as soft as cashmere and the colours are rich and fully saturated. It adorned for many years the living room of my bachelorís pad.

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