Large Medallion Drone War Rug (Loaned to Textile Museum)
The Textile Museum at George Washington University Museum - 2019-02-09
|ID# 1664||Date: 2018||Price:$ 1950||Size 44 x 48 inches
(112 X122 cm)
12 h X 8
|Origin: Afghanistan||Style: -Drone Medallion||Tribe: Turkman|
|Perfect new condition. Received 2018. Excellently knotted of superb wool dyed with natural dyes. |
This is one of two rugs of this design that we received, and we are keeping one for exhibition, and selling this one.
|Wool: Excellent. This is hand spun wool which comes from either Ghazni, Saudi Arabia or Iraq. ||Sheen: Excellent sheen || Handle: Very strong and firm handle. The double knotting creates a foundation that has two layers, so it is less bendable than a rug without depressed warp. ||Selvedge: |
|Fringe: Like its smaller cousin, rug #1665, this rug has an unusual fringe of woven warps forming a lattice design. ||Pile: ||Warp: Buff cotton||Weft: Buff cotton|
|Warp Depression:Full warp depression, also known as "double knotted".