Tibetan saddle rugs

Most of the Tibetan saddle rugs are woven with a design so the overall impression is a butterfly with spread wings. Makden is the Tibetan word for an under Tibetan saddle rug.

Gyantse Makden, a saddle bottom rug
Lot 120. Gyantse Makden, a saddle bottom rug. Central Asia, South Tibet. 137 x 73 cm. Age ca. 1900. Estimate EUR 950
TIBETAN SADDLE BLANKET, early XX century, 69×116 cm Exhibitor Alfio Nicolosi
TIBETAN SADDLE BLANKET, early XX century, 69×116 cm Exhibitor Alfio Nicolosi
Tibetan under saddle rug second half 19th century.
Tibetan under saddle rug second half 19th century.
Tibetan under saddle rug late 19th century.
Tibetan under saddle rug late 19th century.
Tibetan under saddle rug 19th century or earlier.
Tibetan under saddle rug 19th century or earlier.
Mid 19th century Tibetan under saddle rug. From the Collection of Koos de Jong and Ingeborg de Rood.
Mid 19th century Tibetan under saddle rug. From the Collection of Koos de Jong and Ingeborg de Rood.
Tibetan under saddle rug second half 19th century
Tibetan under saddle rug second half 19th century
Tibetan under saddlerug late 19th / early 20th century
Tibetan under saddlerug late 19th / early 20th century
Tibetan under saddle rug late 19th / early 20th century
Tibetan under saddle rug late 19th / early 20th century
Tibetan Imperial under saddle rug late 19th / early 20th century
Tibetan Imperial under saddle rug late 19th / early 20th century