No Banner WTC rug
Denison Museum, - 2008-02-15
|ID# 786||Date: 2002|| - ||Size 23 x 30 inches
(59 X76 cm)
13 h X 13
|Origin: Afghanistan||Style:WTC War Rugs - No Flag Banner||Tribe: Turkman|
|A straight-forward and heavily propaganda influenced depiction of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center. The World Trade Center is depicted with flames erupting from the points of impact with the two planes approaching the towers. Small images of people can be seen falling from the towers.
Below the scene sits an aircraft carrier deploying jets and a missile (labeled 'MSILE').
|Wool: Thick, plush ||Sheen: Good sheen || Handle: Medium floppy ||Selvedge: Blue wool overcast|
|Fringe: Very short, one white and navy blue weft brocade ||Pile: 7mm||Warp: White cotton thread||Weft: Black cotton thread|
|Warp Depression:Fully depressed|