Himalayan Art Resources

Textile: Brocade Mounts (Examples)

Textile: Finishing (Textile Mounts)

Video: Thangka: Textile Mounts

The cloth frames (mounts) surrounding a tangka are usually made from cotton or silk, sometimes in strips of different colours. In more recent centuries brocades of silk came into fashion.

Jeff Watt [updated 3-2021]

(The images below are only a selection of examples).