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Antique Bhutanese "Tikhep" Canopy
Antique Bhutanese ceiling canopy "Tikhep" worked in brocaded cotton and raw silk in polychrome colors.The central motif is a Buddhist double swastika (yudrung). The central textile is mounted in a frame of yellow and red felted wool and has a outside edge with hanging tassles.Mid-Nineteenth century, circa 1850 AD
Central panel: 71 x 81 cm Overall canopy with border: 122 x 106 cm
, 1850