Bomb Falling on Column War Rug
Miami University Art Museum - 2007-09-07
Gund Gallery at Kenyon College - 2017-05-26
|ID# 1071||Date: 1980s||-:-||Size 37 x 51 inches
(94 X130 cm)
9 h X 10
|Origin: Afghanistan||Style: -Landscape Pictorial War Rugs, |
Other examples of this style
|This rug depicts a complex scene: tanks file through a road next to a house while a bomb flies mid-air towards either. A black duck watches from atop a tree. Large red mountains against a dark blue sky fill the background.
Displayed at Miami U, has the canvas insert sewn to the back.
|Wool: Young well dyed ||Sheen: Glinting shimmer || Handle: Floppy ||Selvedge: One cord red wool overcast|
|Fringe: Red-blue-blond kilim, overhand knots ||Pile: 4mm||Warp: Natural wool||Weft: Charcoal cotton|
|Warp Depression:Mostly flat|