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Old November 3rd, 2017, 06:42 AM   #8
Kay Dee
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Rich, as requested, what I think you meant re folding carpet to photograph knots. Unfortunately my camera took yesterday to play up and not focus properly! Literally after each shot had to turn camera off and back on to get next shot to even remotely focus.

Anyway gents, thanks for all the input.

That being said, and with all due respect, I wholeheartedly disagree that the Tiger saddle is Tibetan or a made in Nepal Tibetan. IMO this tiger saddle is not Tibetan weave.

See below and next two posts (Example 2 and Example 3) for weave / back comparisons.

Over to you.

Top 2 images Tiger saddle pile folded.

3rd Image is comparison of 3 carpet backs;
Top Tiger Saddle knots back
Centre Tibet c1900 knots back
Bottom Chinese 19c knots back

4th image folded pile of Tibetan saddle carpet c1920's


Tiger saddle pile folded


Tiger saddle pile folded


Top Tiger Saddle knots back
Centre Tibet c1900 knots back
Bottom Chinese 19c knots back


Tibetan saddle carpet c1920 pile folded

Last edited by Kay Dee; November 3rd, 2017 at 07:33 AM.
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