Paghman Lake Monument 1984 (listed as 1017 in Miami U show)
Miami University Art Museum - 2007-09-07
Gund Gallery at Kenyon College - 2017-05-26
Bannister Gallery at Rhode Island College - 2002-10-04
|ID# 29||Date: Dated 1984, but looks contemporary|| - ||Size 34 x 52 inches
(87 X132 cm)
7 h X 7
|Origin: Pakistan||Style:Paghman Lake Monuments||Tribe: Hazara|
|Excellent composition. Blue abrash field sits beautifully on natural wool border. The Paghman Lake monuments are an unusual image. Text at bottom very nice. Please note images in border motifs, emblem of Afghanistan.
The dark blue and glowing nature of the imagery in the main motif hint at a night-time composition. Script is written in bright orange at the bottom of the composition. The border of the rug is a very common motif, interlocking 'Z' shapes separated by orange spots.
|Wool: Coarse with some lanolin. Nice abrash. ||Sheen: Good. || Handle: Firm. ||Selvedge: Brown wool overcast.|
|Fringe: Red and blue kilim end, overhand knots on top, but just kilim and loose fringe on the bottom. ||Pile: Wool||Warp: Natural wool||Weft: Double wefted red wool.|