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Hand woven carpet from Afhanistan for sale

Red Rug with Afghan Map

Exhibited at:
Denison Museum, - 2008-02-15
ID# 791Date: - Size 43 x 67 inches
(109 X170 cm)
Knots/Inch:
0 h X 0
Origin: PakistanStyle:Red Rugs, a war rug classic. Tribe: Turkman
In the same group as a rug depicted here. This is an interesting red rug that features the classic rifle motifs (AK-74) on the sides with a large map of Afghanistan in the center. Usually rugs with these two motifs include a large hand raking through the map, however here it is missing.
Inside of the country are various weapons and vehicles, most notably a Scud/Cruiser missile which wasn't typically used in Afghanistan. The negative space around the map is filled with more weaponry and vehicles.
A classic border of colorful tanks runs around the rug. Hidden throughout the rug are single threads of metallic color. White plastic-like threads can ve found throughout.
Wool: Dry Sheen: Slightly shiny Handle: Stiff but flexible Selvedge: 2 cord overcast pink wool
Fringe: Naturally colored cotton plain weave with overhand knots Pile: 6mmWarp: Naturally colored cotton thread Weft: Double red wool
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

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