TRIBAL
An Afghan War Rug
Number 650 Size 87 X 63 Origin Afghanistan
Style Pictorial War Materials Wool Age 2002
An example of the remarkable ethnographic art of the Mujahedeen weavers who reacted to the world around them. This rug depicts the "retreat of Soviet forces" from Afghanistan in the late 1980s. Tanks, AK-47s, Apaches are all decorative elements here.
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