Conflict carpet from Afghanistan

Man in Front of Pool

ID# 115Date: Late 1990'sPrice: 0Size 49 x 84 inches
(124 X213 cm)
Knots/Inch:
10 h X 10
Origin: AfghanistanStyle:Pool and Mosque Pictorial RugsTribe: Baluchi
This war rug is in perfect condition. It has nice oxidation and is very well crafted with top quality wool.
The rug contains an extremely unusual border and scene that every collector and non-collector alike is sure to find dramatic and fascinating. There is a Turkmen-looking man standing in front of a temple and before him lays a serene reflecting pool with beautiful, rare waterfowl. Subtly between him and the pool are small helicopters providing an eerie and hard to forget reminder of war.
Wool: The wool is very well dyed and in excellent condition. Sheen: The sheen has a soft luster throughout. Handle: The handle of this war rug is strong and floppy. Selvedge: The selvedge is braided with a slight goat hair overcast.
Fringe: 1 inch plain weave with brown, over hand knots and short fringe. Pile: This war rug has nicely generic, natural wool pile.Warp: Beautiful natural wool.Weft: Charcoal cotton.
Warp Depression:45 degrees

Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet