Original, 2002, War On Terror War Rug #1368
|ID# 1368||Date: 2002||Price:$ 2500||Size 45 x 41 inches
(113 X104 cm)
8 h X 9
|Origin: Afghanistan||Style: -"Afghan Kazak" War Rugs, |
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|Rugs of the same style, Afghan Kazak, were proposed as official gifts from US government. A variety of new and unique imagery is present on this rug; man on an ATV, predator drones, and the labeled jets and helicopters are all striking and detailed.
The unity of the Afghans and the US is symbolized by the crossed AK-47 and the M-16 (both weapon types noted on stock).
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|Wool: Very soft, vegetable dyed handspun ||Sheen: Pretty shiny || Handle: Stiff but flexible ||Selvedge: 2 cord red wool|
|Fringe: Red and grey wool plainweave with black cotton thread persian closure ||Pile: 5 mm||Warp: Grey 2S1Z wool||Weft: White cotton|
|Warp Depression:30 degrees to Full|