Red Tora Bora with Tanks
|ID# 1517||Date: 2006||Price:$ 1750||Size 39 x 58 inches
(99 X148 cm)
5 h X 7
|Origin: Pakistan||Style: -Tora Bora Large w/ Hand Spun, |
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|The wool is better in these second generation Large Tora Bora rugs. The initial group laid flat, but the wool was lesser quality. This wool is fluffier and stands up better. Along with the pattern, there are speckled green mountains.
Text says 'Afghanistan' in tan on red at the top.
|Wool: Good. Dense and soft. Different colors for different wool. ||Sheen: good || Handle: Strong, sturdy, stiff. ||Selvedge: Dark charcoal overcast and dark brown weft wrap. |
|Fringe: Tea washed cotton kilim , overhand knots and short fringe ||Pile: 3/16 wool pile. ||Warp: Charcoal wool||Weft: White cotton|
|Warp Depression:30-60 degrees, mostly about 45|