Tyne River Veiw, Newcastle, En. Afghan rug with cars
|ID# 2072||Date: 1990s||-:-||Size 33 x 49 inches
(84 X124 cm)
7 h X 11
|Origin: Afghanistan||Style: -Tyne Bridge and Swing Bridge in Newcastle, England, |
Other examples of this style
|Straightforward depiction of lines of cars crossing the Bosphorus Bridge with buildings and landscaping in the background. Red, deep blue, green, light yellow, and orange make up the palette.
Orange, red, and blue flowers border the composition, which is then bordered by a blue and white Greek-inspired wave pattern on a red background. A white dotted line backed by a dark brown stripe borders the edge of the rug.
|Wool: Low quality, coarse with some trimming errors. ||Sheen: Dry and dull. || Handle: Floppy ||Selvedge: Uneven and meandering, unevenly braided. Dark brown goat hair.|
|Fringe: Short fringe (1/2in) with one red and blue weft brocade followed by a short naturally colored wool knotted pile.
||Pile: 3mm||Warp: 2S Light brown wool, knotted at the base.||Weft: Dark grey cotton thread.|
|Warp Depression:Slight depression|