Woven rug

Mar 06, 2018. 16:16 UTC
woven rug
United States of America

Rugs & carpets

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The castle. Ashdown , Arkansas

Answered within about 2 hours
Mar 06, 17:57 UTC
By Nora Curl

Fair Market Value

$300 - $900 USD

Insurance Value

$1,200 USD
What does this mean?

These are woven textile panels that have been pieced together to form a larger piece. The textile is from Bhutan which is along the Himalayan mountains. These panel type pieces are referred to as 'rachu' (if worn by a woman) and 'kabney' if worn by a male. Each individual panel would have been worn over the shoulder with a kira or wraparound skirt. The colors and designs are intended to convey the wearers profession. They are traditional national costume and worn also to show respect in temples.

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