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Very Abstract Bridge Rug
2007
War Rug Width (decimal feet): 2.66
War Rug Length (decimal feet): 4.75
Knots per Inch - Horizontal: 7
Knots per Inch - Vertical: 7
Warp Depression: Minimal warp depression with right hand node shifted up warp 1mm
War Rug Sales Status:
Country of Origin (estimated): Afghanistan
War Rug Style: Landscape Pictorial War Rugs
War Rug Ethnic Origin: Baluchi
General Description: This is the most abstract Bridge rug. The same form serves as an automobile and a helicopter. The towers of the bridge stand out well being red outlined in white on blue border. The abstracted airplane on the right of the left bridge tower pushes the envelope of progressive abstraction.
Description of wool: Medium quality, dry
Sheen of Wool: Low sheen
Handle: Very floppy
Selvedge: Maroon brown braided overcast, probably sheep wool not goat hair.
Fringe: The fringes are like ones I've seen on bridge rugs before (examples). Two inches plain weave, brown, red and blue floated weft brocade, overhand knots, light brown fringe.
Pile Material: 8mm
Weft Material: 2S1Z Khaki wool
Warp Material: One shoot grey cotton one shoot brown wool.