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1303 SOLD MASTERPIECE Old Bhutan Charkhap Rain Cloak - Sold

A superb work of textile art from Bhutan!

Used for protection against freezing rain and cold.

The weaving technique makes the wool water resistant.

Made of Yathra or wool woven with special motifs including the auspicious diamond on the central panel.

The three panels are woven from the same loom length and then cut and stitched together lengthwise.

46 X 49 inches

Estimated to be from the early 1900s

Central Bhutan


Price on request


This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.


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