Red Reaper Drone Rug
|ID# 1158||Date: Completed 2016|
Received by company November 2016
Published in USA January 2017
|-:-||Size 25 x 42 inches
(63 X107 cm)
9 h X 9
|Origin: Afghanistan||Style: -Reaper Drone War Rug, |
Other examples of this style
|New. Final piece of this series. White field, red Reaper drone, with thin border. |
The structure of this rug is noteworthy, for it is woven with the Turkish or symmetrical knot, whereas nearly all the rugs on warrug.com are asymmetrical open left.
|Wool: Good ||Sheen: Good || Handle: Strong. ||Selvedge: Two cord flat overcast with field pile color. The selvedge on these Red Reaper rug is also unusual and unique. The left hand selvedge is two cord flat, while the right side is one thick cord. Both sides are field pile color. |
|Fringe: Short with Persian closure ||Pile: ||Warp: White cotton. ||Weft: Double buff color|
|Warp Depression:Not much. The back is appears a little bumpy, and the right hand node of the knots are pushed down the warp a little again.
Received directly from weavers in Afghanistan in November 2016. (3/3) Larger pieces of this group are dated 1395.
One of three rugs of this pattern in this batch. These three have white fields, red Reaper drones, and thin blue borders. Very unusual symmetrical knot.