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Antique Mongolian Hand-Knotted Saddle Carpet

Antique Mongolian Hand-Knotted Saddle Carpet


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1930: Item # 1400491

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Mongolian Saddle Carpet, hand knotted wool pile and cotton foundation having a detailed multi-coloured match- book design of two elaborate floral medallions and small floral sprays on a solid blue ground surrounded by a shadowed Buddhist key-fret border on a red ground. Two supplemental leather appliqués around two of the four strap holes and a supplemental wool strip joining the two sides. Originally used as the top layer of a saddle blanket. Minor signs of use and wear otherwise fine condition. 2 ft. x 3 ft. - 11 in. 2.8 lbs. Early 20th Century. For other examples see: Enrico Gambacorta, “Mongolian and Tibetan Saddle Rugs”, Arts of Asia Jul/Aug 1993, pp.128-129.