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In Tibetan Monasteries, Aisle Runners that strech 5m long were once made in Wangden Valley. They are a shaggy rug that is quite heavy. As one can imagine, comfortable for the long hours of meditation that is required. In construction, the rug is different than the Tibetan knot and was once sought after by all Tibetans. In fact, in the late 19th C, Wangdens were a lost art and Tibetans were constructing thick mats of yak or sheep wool and applying them underneath to their otherwise normal Kanden (sleeping rug). Even to the point of adding the aesthetics of frings. These are prized by collectors as well as the very few monasteries that may have them.