Four Bird Pattern with Green Horses
Miami University Art Museum - 2007-09-07
|ID# 753||Date: 1980s|| - ||Size 44 x 80 inches
(112 X203 cm)
8 h X 10
|Origin: Afghanistan||Style:Horsemen War Rugs||Tribe: Baluchi|
|This uniquely colored rug has a field filled with different living figures, including horses, birds, lions, figures in skirts, as well as jets and flowers. Bright pink accents dot the rug and contrast nicely with the bright orange and chartreuse elsewhere.
The inner border consists of tanks with guns raised with small abstract helicopters dispersed throughout. The outer border is made up from three smaller sections.
|Wool: Short, fine ||Sheen: Very shiny || Handle: Floppy ||Selvedge: Tightly braided dark brown goat hair with good coverage |
|Fringe: Reduced plain weave grey kilim with dark grey cotton persian closure ||Pile: 6mm||Warp: Naturally colored wool||Weft: Grey cotton thread |
|Warp Depression:No depression|