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Hand woven carpet from Afhanistan for sale

(Denison University Art Museum) Ma'sud with Silk Foundation

Exhibited at:
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# 803Date: 2003 - Size 23 x 33 inches
(59 X84 cm)
Knots/Inch:
13 h X 13
Origin: AfghanistanStyle:Political PortraitsTribe: 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: 2mmWarp: Raw silkWeft: Wool
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