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Afghan War Rugs sold by Warrug.com

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Hand woven carpet from Afhanistan for sale

2002 Yellow Map 4

Exhibited at:
ID# 103Date: 2002Price:$ 0Size 26 x 30 inches
(66 X77 cm)
Knots/Inch:
12 h X 13
Origin: Afghanistan / PakistanStyle: -Abstract WTC War RugsTribe: Turkman
This war rug is in new condition with some bleeding around the black letters.
The map is well drawn and the Afghan and Pakistan flags. This is one of the most interesting map/WTC rugs. In the context of the other rugs of this era and style, the two rectangular solids above the map can only be a reference to the WTC. In addition, you have the red speckles on two sides of the left tower and one side of the other tower. It is understated.
I like the plain field
because it accents the images. The map functions as an abstract form and has strong graphic presence. The variety of drawing techniques is varied and unique in this rug. There are geometric solids, with blocks of red speckles on the sides. The map is an amorphous blob, and yet it functions as a window onto the Tora Bora scene which looks like it sits behind the field color. The color of the F-16 flattens what is otherwise a realistic representation. There is text. The flags function as a flat emblem which is recognizable. All of these different techniques of representation are situated in the plain field which permits each technique to accent itself.
While the drawing may appear a unusual or awkward at a glance, I think this is one of the most interesting and engaging rugs not just of the map type or the WTC type but on the whole site.
It is also nice to have the name of the city where it is woven included.
Wool: The wool is soft and very fine with a consistently remarkable luster throughout the rug. Sheen: The sheen on this rug is very good with a glossy appearance. Handle: This war rug handles soft and floppy with a nice bend characteristic. Selvedge: The selvedge has a 2 cord red wool overcast.
Fringe: The fringe on this war rug is interesting for the fact that the bottom contains a 1/4 inch blue kilim with a Persian closure while there is no kilim end on the top. Pile: The wool pile is 8mm.Warp: White cotton.Weft: Black cotton.
Warp Depression:Full depression
For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet