Washed Pixelated Weapons War Rug
|ID# 1623||Date: 1980's, likely early 1980's||Price:$ 3259||Size 46 x 81 inches
(117 X206 cm)
7 h X 8
|Origin: Afghanistan||Style: -Pixilated War Rugs, |
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|The figures and motifs are pixelated and stylized. The different rows of weapons are separated by jagged lines. The border is made up of alternating tanks, rifles, and helicopters. The flowery guard stripe on the left side of the rug appears to be stretched compared to the stripe on the right.
This earthy rug appears to have been washed in a special dark wash.
|Wool: Soft, dark wash ||Sheen: Shiny || Handle: Medium flop ||Selvedge: Tightly braided brown goat hair with good coverage |
|Fringe: Reduced kilim with grey cotton persian closure ||Pile: 6mm||Warp: Brown and naturally colored wool||Weft: Grey cotton thread |
|Warp Depression:Slight depression|