Red Tora Bora with Tanks

ID# 1517Date: 2006Price: 1750Size: 3‘3” X 4‘10”
(99 X148 cm)
Knots/Inch:
5 h X 7
Origin: PakistanStyle:Tora Bora Large w/ Hand SpunTribe: Turkman
The wool is better in these second generation Large Tora Bora rugs. The initial group laid flat, but the wool was lesser quality. This wool is fluffier and stands up better. Along with the pattern, there are speckled green mountains.
Text says 'Afghanistan' in tan on red at the top.
Wool: Good. Dense and soft. Different colors for different wool. Sheen: good Handle: Strong, sturdy, stiff. Selvedge: Dark charcoal overcast and dark brown weft wrap.
Fringe: Tea washed cotton kilim , overhand knots and short fringe Pile: 3/16 wool pile. Warp: Charcoal woolWeft: White cotton
Warp Depression:30-60 degrees, mostly about 45