New Condition Car Style War Rug
21 Items - 0000-00-00
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, President's Gallery
|ID# 1635||Date: Late 1980's - early 1990's|| - ||Size 34 x 55 inches
(87 X140 cm)
9 h X 9
|Origin: Afghanistan||Style:Car Style War Rugs||Tribe: Timuri|
|New colorful Car style blue rug with bright magenta accents. Features alternating lines of tanks and helecopters in various greens, browns, blues, and pinks. Negative space is filled with smaller cars and flowers.
The main border is made of branches of flowers connected by thin brown vines. The two guard stripes (unusual for this kind of rug) have intricate similar flower patterns.
|Wool: Fine, soft ||Sheen: Very shiny and lustrous || Handle: Medium flop ||Selvedge: Tightly braided black goat hair with good coverage |
|Fringe: 1in naturally colored plain weave wool ||Pile: 7mm||Warp: Naturally colored wool||Weft: Dark grey cotton thread |
|Warp Depression:Slight warp depression|