This rug is an iteration of an earlier pattern and features some unique color combinations: Bright orange with lime green mark the borders with maroon, purple, red, turquoise, and blues create the pattern in the field. The colors are all rich and vivid. 5 alternating columns of jet fighters and unknown geometric shapes make up the field.
Small hole in top left.
Pink and Green Rows of Weapons War Rug
Rows of helicopters, tanks, jets, small trucks and other weapons are depicted in bright fruity pinks greens and blues against a navy blue field.
The border consists of rows of snowflake shapes in only green- normally borders consist of alternating colors, however this border is monochrome.
Small section of shortened pile on the bottom section of the border and tiny seconds of moth damage.
2003 Rows of Weapons War Rug
This is a contemporary example of a war rug pattern dating to the mid 1980's. (example). The drawing is simplified and exagerated compared to earlier examples, but the overall effect of this rug is excellent. The tan images are outlined in red which pops from the blue background. Similarly, the maroon images are outline in tan making them pop from navy blue background. The navy color of this rug is particularly beautiful and an unusual specific shade of blue. Tan border functions well framing the field of war images. The border design is found in regular afghan Baluchi rugs from Herat and Farah provinces.
Beautiful Color Tank Rug
The best quality of this rug is it exceptional color. First of all, the variety of blues used in the field are all lovely and contrast beautifully in simple horizontal bands. Secondly the sage green outlined in orange pops beautifully from blue field. Border is traditional design from Herat / Farah region. The birds between the columns of tanks ads a more gentle and traditional accent image.
Overall condition excellent. Full pile, good sheen. This rug is above average for contemporary rug.
Tanks and Helicopters with Column of Fighter Jets
Like rug 1478 this rug has structural qualities very similar to ""Ten Tank"" rugs, but the design and colors are new and innovative. The style of rendering and the specific drawings of tanks and helicopters is new since 2001. This rug was chosen from a pile of 20 similar rugs for its vivid color, beautiful blue, good knotting and high quality wool. This is a beautiful example of a contemporary Beluchi war rug.
Brightly Colored Rows of Tanks War Rug
Perfect new condition. Rug apparently never left a dealers piles. Still shows unkempt fringe from shearer's clippers.
Rows of Small Weapons White Grenade War Rug
The latest and best photos are at the bottom.
This is a very textural rug. There is little negative space, rows of tanks, grenades, rifles, and small animals fill most of the space all the way up to the thin zig-zag border.
The bright white used in the grenades and rifles makes them pop from the otherwise dark colors of the rug. About 1/6 of the way up the rug, the background shifts from blue to a very dark navy, almost black.
Signed, Dated 1991 Extremely Fine War Rug
Rows of Weapons with Tall Branches War Rug
This rows of weapons rug is very similar to both 1310 and 1311. The branches along the side of this rug are longer than the other two rugs.
Rows of helicopters and thick abstracted tanks create a complex geometric pattern through the rug. The main border consists of rows of small flowers.
Dual Columns of Tanks and Helicopters
Rows blue, teal, orange and red helicopters and tanks run down the rug with flowers, birds, and other small motifs between them. The border consists of red, blue, and yellow star shaped patterns against a cream-colored background with guard stripes made of multicolored polygons on black.
Rows of Weapons War Rug with Pink Accents
Tip fading mercerized cotton accents This rug features rows of weapons outlined with bright green and blue mercerized cotton accents. Bright tip faded pinks are present in the border and small sections of the field. Usually using cotton in a wool rug is a negative, however the bright colors of the cotton make it acceptable in this case.
An assortment of flowers and plus-shapes weave around the tip faded blue border.
Rows of Weapons War Rug with
Rows of bright green, red, and brown tanks, jets, and rifles run through this rug creating an interesting geometric pattern on a rich blue background. Super shiny and soft, the wool is very high quality.
Yellow Jets War Rug
A richly colored blue and gold rug featuring contrasting bright sage green and red accents. The rug sports two different greens, a lighter, almost neon green that has faded from a darker emerald color, and the darker forest green.
The primary motifs are made of nine tanks in three rows of three separated by three rows of helicopters and small trucks. A row of three fighter jets sits on each end of the rug. Red, gold, and green flowers, plants, and other symbols make up the tertiary motifs. The main composition is bordered by a string of brown and tan wave/zig-zag shapes, then bordered by an ornamental tree pattern derivative of those from Ancient Greece. The rug is pockmarked by sarnachs.
Very Early Green Bus War Rug
This colorful rug features bright greens , blues, and reds on a light tan background. The colors in the motifs really pop from the field. In the center of the rug sits what looks to be a bus or trolley surrounded by tanks, helicopters, jets, and rifles. An assortment of flowers in different sizes and colors are sprinkled throughout the rest of the field.
15 Tank War Rug
This rug features rows of 15 multicolored tanks with small rifles, and small plant motifs between them. The three tanks at the top of the rug are partially cut off and only show the bottoms of the tracks. There are some really nice colors in this rug including some bright greens, electric bues, and reds.
Similar diagonally shaped multicolored border design to this fine rug.
All Over Tanks
This war rug is extremely well knotted. The wool has a very good, soft feel to it with an even pile. There are several factors in this rug that any one of them alone would make this quite the collectors' item, but combined, really sets this war rug apart from the pack. The figures in the bottom left are of Afghan women in burkas, presenting an almost asexual human form. These silent testimonies of oppression along with the expertly drawn tanks are juxtaposed with the symbolic forms of the birds seen throughout this dynamic war rug.
Blue Turkoman helicopters tanks Afghan War Rug
Condition is very good. Beautiful blue field contrasted by fire engine red and grey. Turkoman border. Tightly knotted with thick singles.