(Denison University Art Museum) Ma'sud with Silk Foundation
Miami University Art Museum - 2007-09-07
Gallery13 - 0000-00-00
Gund Gallery at Kenyon College - 2017-05-26
Denison Museum, - 2008-02-15
|ID# 803||Date: 2003|| - ||Size 23 x 33 inches
(59 X84 cm)
13 h X 13
|Origin: Afghanistan||Style:Political Portraits||Tribe: Turkman|
|Very best quality Afghan rug. Silk foundation, excellent pile wool, well knotted. The selvedges curl under on this rug, which is its only issue. The drawing speaks for itself, and the border is very special. Portrait is of Ahmad Shah Massoud, the leader of the Northern Alliance, killed 9/9/01.
Bottom left side of the fringe has three braids.
|Wool: Best ||Sheen: Best || Handle: Best ||Selvedge: Flat 5 cord navy blue wool Turkmen selvedge with severe edge roll. |
|Fringe: Long fine white silk plain weave with a single band of brown. Small overhand knots. Three raids in bottom left corner. ||Pile: 2mm||Warp: Raw silk||Weft: Wool|