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Green Field Amman Ullah Khan Rug
1980s
War Rug Width (decimal feet): 3.25
War Rug Length (decimal feet): 4.75
Knots per Inch - Horizontal: 8
Knots per Inch - Vertical: 10
Warp Depression: Not depressed
War Rug Sales Status:
Country of Origin (estimated): Afghanistan
War Rug Style: Amman Ullah Khan War Rugs
War Rug Ethnic Origin: Zakini
General Description: The figure on this Aman Ullah Khan rug is relatively well proportioned compared to later versions of this rug. His bright orange jacket stands out from the olive green field. Handguns, helicopters, tanks, and other war motifs sit on the ground below him. Bright white text is visible at the top of the field while a classic flowery border encompases the rug.
Description of wool: Soft, green and white have slightly different clumpier texture. Neon pink is tip faded.
Sheen of Wool: Shiny
Handle: Medium flop
Selvedge: Tightly braided brown goat hair
Fringe: No kilim, braided closure
Pile Material: 6mm
Weft Material: Naturally colored wool
Warp Material: Grey cotton thread