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Hand woven carpet from Afhanistan for sale

Vase of Flowers Sumac Rug with Helicopter Border

Exhibited at:
Gund Gallery at Kenyon College - 2017-05-26
ID# 1602Date: Early 1980's - Size 45 x 81 inches
(114 X206 cm)
Knots/Inch:
8 h X 12
Origin: AfghanistanStyle:Vase of Flowers War RugsTribe: Taimani
4 minor sumac borders. camel hair brown? This unique rug features a vase at the bottom, with a large bush of flowers extending up the length of the rug on a blue sumac background. This contrasts with the border which features blue helicopters on a brown background (camel hair?)
A secondary border is made of small pile medallions on a naturally-colored sumac background. The final border consists of red motifs on anoter red background. Four sub-borders made from blue and red candy-cane striped weft substitution separate the borders.
Wool: Pile is soft. Sumac is also soft. Camel hair brown? Sheen: Pile is shiny. Handle: Floppy Selvedge: Brown wool overcast
Fringe: Naturally colored wool plainweave Pile: 6mm pile, 0mm sumacWarp: Looped end brown and natural wool Weft: Brown cotton thread
Warp Depression:No depression
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

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet