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|Washed Double Landscape with Towers War Rug|
Important early landscape rug from a good collection, but a dealer who shall remain nameless, 'tea washed' it.
This rug features a landscape with two large gridded minarets, possibly the Minaret of Jam. Smaller buildings sit throughout the rug with tall towers while a road snakes down the center. At the top and bottom of the rug sit faded subtle areas with mountains packed with helicopters and planes.
Although this rug has been washed, the bright orange and red are still vibrant and the overall color scheme of the rug is really nice.
There is a small section of repair in the bottom left side of the fringe which isn't very well done craftsmanship wise.
Age: First half of the 1980s
|Light Blue Drone Medallion War Rug -2020|
This rug is in new, perfect condition. The knotting is excellent and the wool is very good hand spun Ghazni wool. Recently, though, warrug.com learned that some of the best hand spun wool in Afghan "Chobi" rugs is imported from Iraq and Saudi Arabia.
This rug is surprisingly heavy from its dense, thick wool and somewhat long pile.
Age: Arrived brand new in USA November 2020
|Three Drones Flying in Blue Sky War Rug - 2020|
Perfect new condition. As typical with these rugs the wool is overdyed to give depth of color, then the rugs are washed hard to remove excess dye. This rug has depth of color but no evidence the dye has run during washing. The colors are deep and beautiful.
Age: Arrived USA Nov 2020
|Buff Field Flower Medallion Helicopter War Rug|
This rug is subtle and fascinating. The colors are understated while the pattern keeps your eyes moving across the entire piece. The border is classic and solid, yet the center imagery is a bit more unusual and frenetic. The simple helicopters are common to this style of rug. What is unusual are the little planes sprinkled between the choppers and mandala-like floral designs. The rugs shape is imperfect, with one end wider than the other.
Age: 1980s or 1990s
|2020 Dark Blue Field Reaper Drone War Rug with Cerulean and Ochre border.|
Bleed of field blue into white latticed fringe shows overdying, while very slight tip fading showing a hard washing. The light blue in the tertiary planes is lovely, and ochre is very nice.
Age: 2020. Received November 2020.
|Burgundy Predator Drone War Rug (2015)|
This is the last predator drone rug of the 2015 group of rugs.
It is new and in perfect condition. The materials and craftspersonship are excellent. It is well-knotted with super quality wool that has been carded and spun by hand which protects the natural lanolin in the wool. Lanolin gives shine and protects the wool. Like all Peshawar style rugs this rug has also been washed and rinsed with a conditioner The conditioning ads added luster and protection for the wool.
Age: Woven 2015
Recieved by company December 2015
Published in USA February 2016
|Dark Blue Field Drone Rug|
New condition. Good wool, great abrash.
Age: Completed 2016
Received by Company November 2016
First published January 2017
|Excellent Quality Green Border Ewer War Rug|
Strong design. Note the superb luster of this rugs wool. Design alternates between rows of two tanks with text inside and three large ewers. Throughout the negative space sit grenades and small flowers, and the whole field is surrounded by an open guard stripe of linked flowers and leaves.
The border consists of tanks, rifles, and helicopters on a green background. The mustard yellow and bright orange accents pop off of the olive green and navy blues.
|Afghan - Soviet - US - Weapon Inventory War Rug|
Age: Dated 1392 which is 2014 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Green Reaper Drone War Rug|
The end finishes and green color make this rug, and it's mate #1808, unusual. These two rugs are the first seen by warrug.com with this end finish with groups of warps wrapped in field color wool. In late 2017 some rugs arrived with latticed warp end finishes. < Rug #1665, Rug #1664 , and rug #1811., but these are the first to go further and bind the terminal warps in wool. It is a beautiful and novel effect, and hopefully we learn more about it in the future.
The condition of this rug is new and perfect.
Green, being a holy color to Muslims, is a surprising choice to accompany US drones. Some ealier drone rugs were greenish, but it probably came from a yellowish wash over a light blue field, like this rug. .
Age: Received November 2020