Tibetan Nambu fragment

Tigma monastery runner "Nambu" fragment. Tied-dyed wool plain weave. Tibet. Circa 1850 or earlier. Good condition with some rewoven areas. Dimension cm. 81 x 130 (32” x 51”). Six and half stripes sewn together. Blue field with white, yellow and purple dots. Professionally mounted on black cotton.
Nambu is the Tibetan word to identify this kind of woolen textile. Tigma is the word to identify the tie-dye proces used to realize crosses. In Tibetan Budism cross and svastika means health and good luck. SOLD.

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