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Afghan War Rugs sold by Warrug.com

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Hand woven carpet from Afhanistan for sale

Dark Blue Ten Tank Rug with Muted Palette War Rug (Exhibition history #26)

Exhibited at:
ID# 1487Date: 2005Price:$ 0Size 33 x 54 inches
(84 X137 cm)
Knots/Inch:
8 h X 8
Origin: AfghanistanStyle: -Ten Tank War RugsTribe: Baluchi
The war rug is in like new condition. The olive greens, like ninety nine percent of Baluchi rugs from western Afghanistan has tip fading. The olive green, on back is more vivid, but on face it a lighter more brownish green. The blue filed color has very nice and subtle abrash. The blue color is a slightly tinted Prussian blue. These more recent examples of the Ten Tank design are better executed than the earlier brown ones. This rug is more finely knotted of better wool than examples from the 1990's. The blue field works really well. Also the combination of the large motifs, tanks, and the smaller motifs, birds, rifles, tertiary motifs. There is a good dispersion of colors in the tertiary motifs: olive green, maroon, tan, brown, and burnt sienna. In the earliest example of this rug the word ""Tank Tank"" was clearly written in Farsi script on the sides of each tank. In recent examples though, the script is nearly illegible.

This rug is the mate of #1482
Wool: Wool is good and dense, especially the blue. The tan has more curl and more sheen. The good wool gives the rug a dense and solid feel. Sheen: Very soft luster. Handle: Baluchi rugs are typically floppy, and this is no exception, but it has more body and spring than most. Selvedge: Tightly bound goat hair overcast, braided.
Fringe: Top has a think twill like braided closure, blue plain weave with red stripe. Bottom has over hand knot closure and red a blue similar to top. Pile: 7mmWarp: The warp wool is classic Ten Tank warp material. It is a brown shiny wool with a ropey texture.Weft: Grey cotton.
Warp Depression:45 to 60 degree warp depression, so mostly the second node is hidden below upper knots.
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

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

For sale: Afghan War Rug or Conflict Carpet