|Finely Woven Zakini Ewer Rug with Herati "Fish"|
This 'two ewer' war rug actually features multiple sets of ewers on tables alternating with imagery of abstracted tanks to create a complex pattern. The colors in this rug, although still bright, are all a bit tip faded which creates an interesting array of colors.
The border is composed of alternating patterned helicopters and tanks and the two guard stripes create a sort of green and orange 'rope'.
| 49 x 92 inches
124 cm x 233 cm
|Blue Tank Two Ewer War Rug|
This two ewer war rug features four bright blue tanks, two teal tanks, and two white tanks with text inside at the center of the rug beside large vases filled with flowers. Multicolored rows of cars split the design into five sections.
Brightly multi colored '#' signs fill out the negative space between the larger motifs. At the bottom and top of the rug are the classic Two Ewers on a table with a small vase between.
| 44 x 77 inches
112 cm x 196 cm
|Two Vases with Airplanes |
Carpet is in new condition. Purchased in 2003
| 35 x 51 inches
89 cm x 129 cm
|Blue Herati Rug with Persian Lions|
This classic Herati design features a large blue polygonal Lozenge filled with the classic 'fish like' diagonal patterns. The spandrels contain small persian lion figures alongside tanks, rifles, and small medallions.
The center of the rug features a plus-shaped medallion containing a large stylized jet and a mounted gun with two smaller rifles and medallions.
The border on this rug is interesting.
Section of wear in the upper right corner of the 'plus sign' in the center where the foundation has been exposed and painted blue.
| 44 x 91 inches
112 cm x 231 cm
|Dark blue rug with subtle brown helicopter and car patter/trim|
This is a contemporary Afghan war rug (2010) featuring an unusual design. Car borders have become increasingly common on a wide group of different patterns. This is one of the most interesting rugs to arrive with the last shipment. The light on dark composition works well, as does the blue and brown combination.
| 35 x 54 inches
89 cm x 137 cm
|Yellow Highlights Ten Tank Rug|
Though one would think the dark blue used throughout the rug would make it an overall very drab piece, the use of bright threading throughout actually gives this piece a nice sense of liveliness. The 8 pointed stars on the border, flanked by the 8 pointed pink starbursts and the light brown chevrons also give the piece a beautiful sense of motion in an otherwise static piece
| 35 x 54 inches
89 cm x 137 cm
|Good Quality Large Size Blue Ten Tank Rug|
This is a classic version of this design. Years ago, most of these rugs were brown on brown; but the blue and brown work better together. The blue and brown compliment each other well within a limited value range (range of light and dark) The color palette is limited and very subtle. The five borders are typical of this type.
| 47 x 78 inches
119 cm x 198 cm
|Buff Field Flower Medallion Helicopter War Rug|
This rug is subtle and fascinating. The colors are understated while the pattern keeps your eyes moving across the entire piece. The border is classic and solid, yet the center imagery is a bit more unusual and frenetic. The simple helicopters are common to this style of rug. What is unusual are the little planes sprinkled between the choppers and mandala-like floral designs. The rugs shape is imperfect, with one end wider than the other.
| 46 x 85 inches
117 cm x 216 cm
|Excellent Quality Green Border Ewer War Rug|
Strong design. Note the superb luster of this rugs wool. Design alternates between rows of two tanks with text inside and three large ewers. Throughout the negative space sit grenades and small flowers, and the whole field is surrounded by an open guard stripe of linked flowers and leaves.
The border consists of tanks, rifles, and helicopters on a green background. The mustard yellow and bright orange accents pop off of the olive green and navy blues.
| 42 x 80 inches
107 cm x 203 cm
|Stylized Helicopters War Rug|
New condition. The first of these rugs was woven in the 1980's. This is a very good condition example. The colors are simple and complimentary. The design is subtle but unmistakable.
| 34 x 58 inches
85 cm x 148 cm
|Very Early Green Bus War Rug|
This colorful rug features bright greens , blues, and reds on a light tan background. The colors in the motifs really pop from the field. In the center of the rug sits what looks to be a bus or trolley surrounded by tanks, helicopters, jets, and rifles. An assortment of flowers in different sizes and colors are sprinkled throughout the rest of the field.
| 36 x 42 inches
91 cm x 106 cm
|color flowers war rug|
The three large medallions running down the center of this rug are typical of this style of rug. Brown fighter jets run down the sides of the medallions (the jets on the bottom have been compressed) between squares of color.
The border is composed of large multicolored floral medallions separated from the field by a brown wave pattern.
| 43 x 75 inches
109 cm x 190 cm