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Hand woven carpet from Afhanistan for sale

War Torba

Exhibited at:
Miami University Art Museum - 2007-09-07
ID# 891Date: 1980s - Size 17 x 27 inches
(44 X68 cm)
Knots/Inch:
7 h X 9
Origin: AfghanistanStyle:Anomaly War RugsTribe: Baluchi
Unusual bag made with red wool pile for the 'front' and brown, orange, and blue plain weave and weft substitution kilim. 7 dangly orange and brown closure loops are attached at the mouth of the bag, but the loops on the other half of the bag are missing.
Large trucks, helicopters, jets, rifles, mines, and various geometric shapes fill the space in the red main field. The border is made up of a pattern of brown triangles and green and grey lines.
Wool: Thick, slightly faded Sheen: Velvet except for bright colors which are very shiny Handle: Very floppy. Selvedge: 2 cord blue overcast wool on top edge. Bottom edge buried.
Fringe: Covered by thick brown overcast wool Pile: 5 mmWarp: Naturally colored cotton thread under brown wool overcast.Weft: Navy blue cotton thread
Warp Depression:60 degrees
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