Ngari region, Western Tibet Plateau
Late 19th/early 20th century
Hand-spun, back strap loom woven (nambu)
H: 54 in x W: 61 in :: 137 cm x 155 cm
Flat woven panels joined at the selvedges to form a vertically striped blanket with thick wool embroidery flanking the top. With a supplemental layer of wool cloth applied to the back side, this blanket served as protection from cold and wind of the Tibetan plateau.
Inventory # 104504
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