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Mid 19th C. Tibetan White Nambu Tigma Monastery Runner Antique Textile Art. Notice the size can accomadate 3 monks sitting and perfect size for sleeping. This would have been used primarily in the smaller, more sacred rooms by ranking monks.

Nambu is the tibetan word for this woven wool style and the tigma for the tie and dye process that creates these crosses. Crosses in Tibetan Buddhism are similar to the swastika. It signifies good luck and well being.