2. An Upper Saddle Rug
Tibetan or Mongolian
1st Half 20th Century
Wool warps, cotton wefts
Dimensions: 35" x 22-3/4" (89 x 58 cm)
The brilliantly coloured rug in a combination of 12 different vegetal and chemical dyes of deep, mid and light indigo blue, vegetal green, yellow, tan, red, orange and salmon, pale pink and white, is woven in a pattern which echoes the applique textiles of Tibet's temples.