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Type of object:
Floor covering

Accession number: 2006.1336 Inventory number: Misc. 147

Object: Carpet

Material/technique: Wool / hand-woven

Origin/Period: Afghanistan / 20th C.

Brief description: Soumak carpet, center field with various circular and vase motifs on brown background, border with alternating geometric motifs on orange background.

Measurements: L. 205 cm (excl. fringes) W. 143 cm

Condition: Some moth holes

Provenance: Unknown

Donated by: Mr. Daud Alemyar, Zum Nomaden, Frauenfeld, Switzerland

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Type of object:
Floor covering

Accession number: 2006.1337 Inventory number: Misc. 148

Object: Carpet

Material/technique: Wool / hand-woven

Origin/Period: Afghanistan / 20th C.

Brief description: Square pile carpet, three parallel rows of oval elephant-foot motifs on red field, border of geometric designs, kelim and short fringe at either end.

Measurements: L. 350 cm (excl. kelim and fringes) W. 292 cm

Condition: Worn, damaged

Provenance: Unknown

Donated by: Amini Brothers, Carpet Trading, Zürich, Switzerland

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Type of object:
Floor covering

Accession number: 2006.1338 Inventory number: Misc. 149

Object: Carpet

Material/technique: Wool / hand-woven

Origin/Period: Afghanistan / 20th C.

Brief description: Pile carpet, three rows of square elephant-foot motifs on red field, border of alternating geometric designs, short fringe at either end.

Measurements: L. 340 cm (excl. fringes) W. 229 cm

Condition: Worn, severely damaged and repaired

Provenance: Unknown

Donated by: Dr. Francis Raas, Basel, Switzerland

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Type of object:
Floor covering

Accession number: 2006.1339 Inventory number: Misc. 150

Object: Carpet

Material/technique: Wool / hand-woven

Origin/Period: Afghan refugee camps near Peshawar, ca. 1997

Brief description: Pile carpet, center field with rows of lozenges each filled with a variety of finely woven animals, birds, fish and insects, border of elongated lozenges with two face-to-face animals in each, narrow kelim and long fringe at either end.

Measurements: L. 289 cm (excl. kelim and fringes) W. 206 cm

Condition: Good

Provenance: Unknown

Donated by: Mr. Malem Na’im, Jangalak, Panjshir Valley, Afghanistan

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Type of object:
Floor covering

Accession number: 2006.1340 Inventory number: Misc. 151

Object: Carpet

Material/technique: Wool / hand-woven

Origin/Period: Afghanistan / 20th C.

Brief description: Baluch pile carpet, without kelim, short white fringes.

Measurements: L. 228 cm W. 124 cm

Condition: Some moth holes

Provenance: Unknown

Donated by: Mr. Daud Alemyar, Zum Nomaden, Frauenfeld, Switzerland

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Type of object:
Floor covering

Accession number: 2006.1341 Inventory number: Misc. 152

Object: Carpet

Material/technique: Wool / hand-woven

Origin/Period: Afghanistan / 20th C.

Brief description: Baluch pile carpet, without kelim, short white fringes.

Measurements: L. 296 cm W. 154 cm

Condition: Worn

Provenance: Unknown

Donated by: Mr. Daud Alemyar, Zum Nomaden, Frauenfeld, Switzerland

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Type of object:
Floor covering

Accession number: 2006.1342 Inventory number: Misc. 153

Object: Carpet

Material/technique: Wool / hand-woven

Origin/Period: Afghanistan / 20th C.

Brief description: Baluch pile carpet, with narrow kelim and short brown fringes.

Measurements: L. 188 cm W. 131cm

Condition: Good

Provenance: Unknown

Donated by: Mr. Daud Alemyar, Zum Nomaden, Frauenfeld, Switzerland

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Type of object:
Floor covering

Accession number: 2006.1343 Inventory number: Misc. 154

Object: Carpet

Material/technique: Wool / hand-woven

Origin/Period: Afghanistan / 20th C.

Brief description: Pile carpet, long white fringes, floral motifs in center panel, vehicles and helicopters in outer panels. A so-called war carpet, woven during the Jehad.

Measurements: L. 194 cm W. 83 cm

Condition: Good

Provenance: Unknown

Donated by: Mr. Daud Alemyar, Zum Nomaden, Frauenfeld, Switzerland

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Type of object:
Floor covering

Accession number: 2006.1344 Inventory number: Misc. 155

Object: Carpet

Material/technique: Wool / hand-woven

Origin/Period: Afghanistan / 20th C.

Brief description: Pile carpet, map of Afghanistan with provinces in various colors, two Marco Polo sheep in corners, long blue fringes.

Measurements: L. 119 cm W. 82 cm

Condition: Good

Provenance: Unkown

Donated by: Orientteppichhaus Anas Amani, Göttingen, Germany, 2002

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Type of object:
Floor covering

Accession number: 2006.1345 Inventory number: Misc. 156

Object: Carpet

Material/technique: Wool / hand-woven

Origin/Period: Afghanistan / 20th C.

Brief description: Pile carpet, red, orange and black floral motifs on white background, long white fringes.

Measurements: L. 182 cm W. 93 cm

Condition: Damaged, some holes

Provenance: Unknown

Donated by: Mr. Daud Alemyar, Zum Nomaden, Frauenfeld, Switzerland

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Type of object:
Floor covering

Accession number: 2006.1346 Inventory number: Misc. 157

Object: Carpet

Material/technique: Wool / hand-woven

Origin/Period: Afghanistan / 20th C.

Brief description: Kelim with two bands of pile.

Measurements: L. 210 cm (incl. kelims) W. 116 cm

Condition: Worn

Provenance: Unknown

Donated by: Mr. Daud Alemyar, Zum Nomaden, Frauenfeld, Switzerland

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Type of object:
Floor covering

Accession number: 2006.1347 Inventory number: Misc. 158

Object: Carpet

Material/technique: Wool / hand-woven

Origin/Period: Afghanistan / 20th C.

Brief description: Pile carpet, with wide bands of striped kelims at either end.

Measurements: L. 134 cm (incl. kelims) W. 93 cm

Condition: Severely damaged

Provenance: Unknown

Donated by: Mr. Daud Alemyar, Zum Nomaden, Frauenfeld, Switzerland

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Type of object:
Horse trapping

Accession number: 2006.1348 Inventory number: Misc. 159

Object: Saddlecloth

Material/technique: Wool / hand-woven

Origin/Period: Afghanistan / 20th C.

Brief description: Saddlecloth of kelim with panels of pile.

Measurements: L. 210 cm W. 98 cm

Condition: Very worn, repaired

Provenance: Unknown

Donated by: Mr. Daud Alemyar, Zum Nomaden, Frauenfeld, Switzerland

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Type of object:
Horse trapping

Accession number: 2006.1349 Inventory number: Misc. 160

Object: Saddlecloth

Material/technique: Wool / hand-woven

Origin/Period: Afghanistan / 20th C.

Brief description: Camel saddlecloth in finely woven kelim and pile, with fringes and tassels.

Measurements: L. 242 cm (excl. tassels) W. 150 cm

Condition: Severely damaged, moth holes

Provenance: Unknown

Donated by: Mr. Daud Alemyar, Zum Nomaden, Frauenfeld, Switzerland

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Type of object:
Floor covering

Accession number: 2006.1350 Inventory number: Misc. 163

Object: Carpet

Material/technique: Wool / hand-woven

Origin/Period: Afghanistan / 20th C.

Brief description: Baluch pile carpet, without kelim, short fringes.

Measurements: L. 224 cm W. 134 cm

Condition: Worn

Provenance: Unknown

Donated by: Mr. Daud Alemyar, Zum Nomaden, Frauenfeld, Switzerland

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Type of object:
Floor covering

Accession number: 2006.1351 Inventory number: Misc. 161

Object: Carpet

Material/technique: Cotton and wool / hand-woven

Origin/Period: Iran / 20th C.

Brief description: Pile carpet with floral and geometric motifs, long braided white fringes.

Measurements: L. 156 cm W. 121 cm

Condition: Good

Provenance: Unknown

Donated by: Mr. Daud Alemyar, Zum Nomaden, Frauenfeld, Switzerland

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Type of object:
Floor covering

Accession number: 2006.1352 Inventory number: Misc. 162

Object: Carpet

Material/technique: Wool and cotton / hand-woven

Origin/Period: Iran / 20th C.

Brief description: Pile carpet with floral and animal motifs on white center background, dark blue border with stylized animal horns, long white cotton fringes.

Measurements: L. 91 cm W. 62 cm

Condition: Good

Provenance: Unknown

Donated by: Mr. Daud Alemyar, Zum Nomaden, Frauenfeld, Switzerland

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Type of object:
Floor covering

Accession number: 2006.1353 Inventory number: Misc. 164

Object: Carpet

Material/technique: Wool / hand-woven

Origin/Period: Afghanistan / 19th C.

Brief description: Fragment of an old Turkoman pile carpet.

Measurements: L. 140 cm W. 82 cm

Condition: Worn

Provenance: Unknown

Donated by: Mrs. Kapitel, Kempten, Germany

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Type of object:
Floor covering

Accession number: 2006.1354 Inventory number: Misc. 165

Object: Carpet

Material/technique: Wool / hand-woven

Origin/Period: Afghanistan / 20th C.

Brief description: Turkoman pile carpet, three parallel rows of small octagonal elephant-foot motifs on red field, border of geometric designs, kelim and short fringe at either end.

Measurements: L. 205 cm W.120 cm

Condition: Good

Provenance: Unknown

Donated by: Rudolf Graf-Raaflaub, Basel, Switzerland

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Type of object:
Floor covering

Accession number: 2006.1355 Inventory number: Misc. 166

Object: Carpet

Material/technique: Wool / hand-woven

Origin/Period: Afghanistan / 20th C.

Brief description: Turkoman pile carpet, three parallel rows of octagonal elephant-foot motifs on red field, border of geometric designs, kelim and short fringe at either end.

Measurements: L. 395 cm W. 223 cm

Condition: Damaged, large hole

Provenance: Unknown

Donated by: Unknown

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Type of object:
Floor covering

Accession number: 2006.1356 Inventory number: Misc. 167

Object: Carpet

Material/technique: Wool / hand-woven

Origin/Period: Afghanistan / 20th C.

Brief description: Turkoman pile carpet, three parallel rows of octagonal elephant-foot motifs on red field, border of geometric designs, kelim and short fringe at either end.

Measurements: L. 361 cm W. 261 cm

Condition: Very worn

Provenance: Unknown

Donated by: Dr. Francis Raas, Basel, Switzerland

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Type of object:
Floor covering

Accession number: 2006.1357 Inventory number: Misc. 168

Object: Carpet

Material/technique: Wool / hand-woven

Origin/Period: Afghanistan / 20th C.

Brief description: Turkoman pile carpet, three parallel rows of octagonal elephant-foot motifs on red field, border of geometric designs, kelim and short fringe at either end.

Measurements: L. 361 cm W. 261 cm

Condition: Worn, large hole

Provenance: Unknown

Donated by: Mr. and Mrs. Zuber, Chur, Switzerland

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Type of object:
Floor covering

Accession number: 2006.1358 Inventory number: Misc. 169

Object: Carpet

Material/technique: Wool / hand-woven

Origin/Period: Afghanistan / 20th C.

Brief description: Turkoman pile carpet, three parallel rows of octagonal elephant-foot motifs on red field, border of geometric designs, kelim and short fringe at either end.

Measurements: L. 385 cm W. 255 cm

Condition: Worn

Provenance: Unknown

Donated by: Unknown

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Type of object:
Floor covering

Accession number: 2006.1359 Inventory number: Misc. 170

Object: Carpet

Material/technique: Wool / hand-woven

Origin/Period: Afghanistan / 20th C.

Brief description: Turkoman pile carpet, two parallel rows of large octagonal elephant-foot motifs on red field, border of geometric designs, kelim and short fringe at either end.

Measurements: L. 357 cm W. 252 cm

Condition: Worn

Provenance: Unknown

Donated by: Paul and Veronika Bucherer-Dietschi, Bubendorf, Switzerland?

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Copyright © - Photo/Text: Stiftung Foundation Bibliotheca Afghanica - Afghanistan Museum, Carla Grissmann, 2006

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