Yellow Afghan map war rug

Large Iraq War Rug

ID# 1359Date: 2003Price: 2500Size: 5‘0” X 8‘5”
(152 X257 cm)
Knots/Inch:
8 h X 8
Origin: Afghanistan / PakistanStyle:Iraq Rug - UzbekiTribe: Uzbek
Large size war rug. 5x8. Iraq map showing American weapons and neighboring countries. Border from earlier designs. The attack helicopters and humvee are remarkably well drawn in these rugs. These are the first Afghan war rugs not representing Afghanistan. The vocabulary is constant but the subject has changed. These rugs demonstrate the degree to which war rugs have become an established vernacular in Afghan art.
Wool: Very fine Sheen: Good, lustrous Handle: Strong Selvedge: Flat, multi-cord weft wrapped with brown wool
Fringe: Uzbek colors and technique. Pile: 7 mmWarp: Grey woolWeft: Brown wool
Warp Depression:90 degrees

Yellow Afghan map war rug
Yellow Afghan map war rug
Yellow Afghan map war rug
Yellow Afghan map war rug
Yellow Afghan map war rug
Yellow Afghan map war rug
Yellow Afghan map war rug
Yellow Afghan map war rug
Yellow Afghan map war rug
Yellow Afghan map war rug
Yellow Afghan map war rug
Yellow Afghan map war rug