Green Amman Ullah Khan Rug
Miami University Art Museum - 2007-09-07
21 Items - 0000-00-00
Gund Gallery at Kenyon College - 2017-05-26
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, President's Gallery
Bannister Gallery at Rhode Island College - 2002-10-04
|ID# 1421||Date: 1995 - dated|| - ||Size 36 x 58 inches
(91 X148 cm)
9 h X 11
|Origin: Afghanistan||Style:Amman Ullah Khan War Rugs||Tribe: Mushwani|
|Green field symbolizes and honors AUK. This is one of the 2 or 3 best examples of AUK war rugs.
Amman Ullah Khan is shown in red military garb posing with his feet crossed and his right shoulder jutting out as is typical in these rugs. In the background sit 5 helicopters, two tanks, and a variety of flowers and small figures. Mountains grow behind his head against a red sky with black text.
The borders consist of three separate stripes of elaborate geometric and flowery designs.
|Wool: Very good ||Sheen: Shiny, lustrous || Handle: Floppy ||Selvedge: Burgundy wool, braided like Baluchi goat hair.|
|Fringe: Short natural wool plain weave kilim, overhand knots, 2 inch fringe ||Pile: 4mm||Warp: Natural wool 1Z1S||Weft: Grey cotton|
|Warp Depression:45-60 degrees mostly|