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Hand woven carpet from Afhanistan for sale

(exhibited at Miami University Art Museum)Soviet Hand, Red Ground

Exhibited at:
Miami University Art Museum - 2007-09-07
Gallery13 - 0000-00-00
Gund Gallery at Kenyon College - 2017-05-26
Davidson College's, William H. Van Every, Jr. Gallery - 2005-01-20
ID# 774Date: 1990s - Size 27 x 34 inches
(69 X87 cm)
Knots/Inch:
7 h X 10
Origin: PakistanStyle:Ghazni Wool Red Rugs - Hand SpunTribe: Turkman
This dramatic rug depicts the Soviet 'hand' gouging through the middle of Afghanistan with "Jihad" written in Farsi script below. Tanks, helicopters, bombs, guns, and bullets fill in the negative space around the country. A single narrow black guard stripe borders the field.
Wool: Thick, plush Sheen: Little sheen Handle: Medium flop Selvedge: Red wool overcast
Fringe: Red plain weave Pile: 6mmWarp: Naturally colored woolWeft: Black cotton thread
Warp Depression:No warp 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