Small Red War Rug with Blue Selvedge
|ID# 1125||Date: 1990's||Price:$ 300||Size 25 x 31 inches
(63 X79 cm)
7 h X 8
|Origin: Afghanistan||Style: -Red Rugs, a war rug classic. , |
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|This classic war rug features an assortment of bright colors and is characterized by its bright cobalt blue selvedge. The bright pinks and greens pop from the red field. |
The drawing of the armaments and the composition are indicative of the high point of Red Rugs in the mid 1990's woven in Pakistan by Afghan refugees.
Please see photos for places where moths have eaten distinct colors in places.
|Wool: Mill spun of medium quality. ||Sheen: Matte, velvety || Handle: Stiff but flexible ||Selvedge: Rich cobalt blue two cord wool overcast |
|Fringe: Short cotton plain weave white cotton with overhand knots ||Pile: 5mm||Warp: White cotton||Weft: Blue wool |