Amanullah Khan War Rug with Orange Jacket
|ID# 1615||Date: 1988||Price:$ 2500||Size 36 x 56 inches
(91 X142 cm)
8 h X 7
|Origin: Afghanistan||Style: -Amman Ullah Khan War Rugs, |
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|A red, brown, and light orange rug with unique turqouise accents depicting the Afghan king Amanullah Khan who ruled from 1919 - 1929. He poses in orange military garb flanked by potted flowers, text, and other symbols.
He is bordered by a chain of turquoise and red flowers on a light orange background, which is then bordered by blue and brown patterns with a thick red background.
|Wool: Thick. The brown field color is more lustrous than the red border. ||Sheen: Slightly shiny || Handle: Thick and floppy ||Selvedge: Braided black goat hair, moderate mistakes throughout.|
|Fringe: Reduced kilim, no fringe. Persian closure. with white thread. ||Pile: 6mm||Warp: Naturally colored 2S wool||Weft: Dark grey cotton thread.|
|Warp Depression:Corduroy warp depression|