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Red Amman Ullah Khan War Rug
1980s
War Rug Width (decimal feet): 2.48
War Rug Length (decimal feet): 4.88
Knots per Inch - Horizontal: 8
Knots per Inch - Vertical: 9
Warp Depression: 90 degrees
War Rug Sales Status:
Country of Origin (estimated): Afghanistan
War Rug Style: Amman Ullah Khan War Rugs
War Rug Ethnic Origin: Mushwani
General Description: This red Amman Ullah Khan rug shows the figure wearing a navy blue and orange military uniform and holding a yellow cane. Filling in the negative space around the figure are jets, flowers, plants, camels, and some sort of small animal.
There are four similarly sized borders each with their own pattern of geometric shapes.
Description of wool: High quality, soft.
Sheen of Wool: Shiny
Handle: Maximum flop
Selvedge: Black braided goat hair, okay coverage
Fringe: .75 plain weave naturally colored wool
Pile Material: 6 mm
Weft Material: Naturally colored wool knotted at bottom
Warp Material: Double grey cotton thread