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Tibetan Khaden Rug

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  • £2,200.00
  • €2,567 Euro
  • $2,704 US Dollar

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Item Description

Dating to circa mid 20th century and in superb, original condition.  Featuring a simple, elegant design which has been well drawn in wonderful pastel tones.

Tibetan carpets were only made in a few formats and this one, at 6ft x 3ft,  is a typical khaden or sleeping carpet made to cover a bed or raised sleeping platform. The soft, muted colour palette and lack of a border mark this example out, these are often very busy with the design hemmed in tight by wide, elaborate borders.

The pile is soft and evenly worn throughout with wear to the top pile in a few small places, barely visible. The borders and selvages are original. The selvages are in perfect condition. One end now has short fringes where it has been cut down, the other end has full, intact fringes with the original kilim in place. One corner of this fringe has some damage and is a little shorter here. There are staple marks in one corner. These are not damage as such, but they are visible as the pile is darker here where it was pushed down by the staples over many years and not subject to fading.

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UK shipping with standard parcel courier is £50, or we can arrange a dedicated one man courier for £75. Please contact for international shipping price (or hard to reach parts of the UK if you are wanting a dedicated courier)

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Seller Location

London, UK

Item Dimensions

H:180cm W:90cm D:0cm


circa 1970

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Location

United Kingdom

Item Location

United Kingdom

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+44 (0)7530 381491