Denison Museum, - 2008-02-15
|ID# 925||Date: 1980s|| - ||Size 13 x 14 inches
(33 X35 cm)
9 h X 10
|Origin: Afghanistan||Style:Anomaly War Rugs||Tribe: Baluchi|
|This vivid motorcycle bag features an image of a motorcycle beneath two helicopters on one side, and a red and green medallion on the other. Waves, swirls, and flowers make up the guard stripes around the composition.
Tassles of purple, yellow, green, pink, and red wool thread line the outer edge of the bag.
|Wool: Short, dry ||Sheen: Slightly shiny || Handle: Stiff but flexible ||Selvedge: Blue wool overcast with fair coverage, multicolored tufts of wool throughout. |
|Fringe: White diamond patterns on a blue background with red dots make up the weft substitution on the fringe. Pink and green weft brocades flank the substitution on the motorcycle-side, and yellow and green flank the other. ||Pile: 3mm||Warp: Naturally colored wool||Weft: Grey cotton thread |
|Warp Depression:Slight depression|