Afghan war rug with obvious weapons

Blue Ten Tank Rug with Bright Red Airplanes

ID# 1528Date: Early 2000's (Judging by car border. This image was used in an early group of very fine war rugs, but later was appropriated into a larger group of rugs)Price: 675Size 42 x 74 inches
(107 X188 cm)
Knots/Inch:
7 h X 8
Origin: AfghanistanStyle:Late Car Style (2010's and beyond)Tribe: Timuri
New condition piece with good colors. Car border indicates the 2000's. The red airplanes really pop on blue field while brown give a good chromatic foundation. The writing on the sides of the tanks says, "tank", but it has become abstracted in this example.
Wool: The wool as good abrash, and the different colors have different textures. Sheen: Good wool produces good sheen. Handle: Floppy, typical of type. Selvedge: Braided goat hair.
Fringe: Nice end finish with floated weft brocade and zig-zag weft substitution. Pile: 5mmWarp: Tan wool. Classic. Number 2Weft: Grey cotton, per usual.
Warp Depression:Flat back. The warps all lay on one plane, so they are not depressed at all.
Afghan war rug with obvious weapons

Afghan war rug with obvious weapons

Afghan war rug with obvious weapons

Afghan war rug with obvious weapons

Afghan war rug with obvious weapons

Afghan war rug with obvious weapons

Afghan war rug with obvious weapons

Afghan war rug with obvious weapons

Afghan war rug with obvious weapons

Afghan war rug with obvious weapons

Afghan war rug with obvious weapons

Afghan war rug with obvious weapons

Afghan war rug with obvious weapons

Afghan war rug with obvious weapons

Afghan war rug with obvious weapons

Afghan war rug with obvious weapons