- Museum number
Woven Afghan war rug with a beige ground, navy and orange borders and beige tassels. Predominant colours include shades of pink, green, blue and brown. The main design features a building, possibly a mosque with two tower minarets, and a large vase with flowers. Also included are stylised felines, quadrupeds (gazelles and horses?) and a convoy of military vehicles. A border of multi-coloured flowers frame the whole design. Apart from the vehicles and a three helicopters, there is very little else on the rug connected to war.
- Production date
Length: 159 centimetres (excl. tassels)
Length: 171 centimetres (incl. tassels)
Width: 92 centimetres
- Not on display
- Fair with a couple of worn patches.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Part of a collection donated on 4 April 2010 when they were placed on deposit (Deposit no: 789).
- Middle East
- Registration number