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Hand woven carpet from Afhanistan for sale

Old Herati Mosque (size approximate)

Exhibited at:
Miami University Art Museum - 2007-09-07
ID# 1401Date: 1995 - Size 32 x 55 inches
(81 X140 cm)
Knots/Inch:
14 h X 12
Origin: AfghanistanStyle:Horsemen War RugsTribe: Baluchi
This blue Herati rug features a menagerie of animals. Three medallion shapes with peacocks and flowers inside are present and running down the center of the main field. Towards the center of the rugs are four crowned horsemen atop their curiously proportioned horses. In each corner of the rug are collections of animals (maybe a leopard, dog, and one smaller animal). The negative space is filled with flowers, plants, arrows, and other geometric shapes. Flowers border the main field.
Wool: Very soft. Sheen: Very shiny and lustrous Handle: Maximum flop. Selvedge: Tightly braided black goat hair with excellent coverage
Fringe: Reduced kilim, persian closure with white cotton thread Pile: 6mmWarp: Short naturally colored 2S woolWeft: Double black cotton thread
Warp Depression:none
For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet