Tiger Hills Carpet

$3,180
Colour: Natural Grey Brown and White
Description

Handknotted from three natural shades of wool playing on the light wool of sheep and the darker tones of yak khullu.

Abstractions on tiger stripes that draw similitude from the hills that dot the Plateau landscape.

 

Sizing

Size: 110 x 200 cm
Weight: 8320 g

Composition & care

Composition: 85% Sheep Wool, 15% Yak Khullu
Care: Tibetans washed their carpets in rivers and let them dry on the pasture. Since this is not always feasible, you have other choices:
1)A carpet shampooer, using wool friendly detergent and cold water.
2) Spot cleaning with mild, wool friendly detergent
3) Putting your carpet on a flat surface, deck or terrace and thoroughly wetting it with a garden hose. Apply wool friendly detergent and scrub it with a brush. Rinse out the soap with the hose and let the carpet dry away from sunlight.

Garment journey

Provenance: Handknotted at Norlha Atelier on the Tibetan Plateau using yak khullu sourced from local nomad cooperatives and wool from Tibetan highland sheep.
Shipping: All orders are packed with care and shipped from our atelier on the Tibetan Plateau.

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