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Hand woven carpet from Afhanistan for sale

Small Dragon Ali Kwaja

Exhibited at:
Gund Gallery at Kenyon College - 2017-05-26
Denison Museum, - 2008-02-15
ID# 780Date: 1980s - Size 47 x 80 inches
(119 X203 cm)
Knots/Inch:
14 h X 14
Origin: AfghanistanStyle:Ali KwajaTribe: Turkman
This very fine red, blue, and yellow rug depicts scenes of an unknown mosque with a man holding two swords. Two serpentine dragons on either side of the man flick their tongues with branches of flowers between them. Tanks, helicopters, planes, and cars snake around the composition.
Wool: Soft, fine Sheen: Very shiny and lustrous Handle: Very floppy Selvedge: Blue wool overcast, excellent coverage
Fringe: 1in naturally colored plain weave with overhand knots Pile: 3mmWarp: Long fine naturally colored woolWeft: Black cotton thread
Warp Depression:Full
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