TAXIDERMY - a tiger skin rug, early 20th century, modelled with head baring teeth, on a felt backing. Label for Van Ingen & Van Ingen verso
Tiger skin in nice overall condition. Few small areas of hair loss, mainly around edges and couple on back. Ears and eyes are worn. Bottom lip is chipped and some cracks in mouth. No claws. Slightly faded in colour. Few slight overstitched splits around back legs all visible in extra photographs, and some near front paws. There is a label stuck to the backing for care instructions signed Van Ingen & Van Ingen of Mysore.
Overall length 8 feet, width approximately 6 feet.