two pillar carpets

wool on cotton
China (Ninxia), around 1930 AD.
sizes: 223 x 77 and 219 x 75 cm.

Typical pillar carpets, produced in Ninxia for the Mongolian and Tibetan market.

The inscription says: dge slong `prin las `bul lo – `the monk Thinlay Bullo’.

 

ex-coll. Bob van Grevenbroek, Kathmandu.

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