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Rug

Object Name: Rug
Place Made: Asia: Central Asia, Afghanistan
Period: Early 21st century
Date: 2001 - 2007
Dimensions: L 344 cm x W 101 cm
Materials: Wool
Techniques: Knotted pile; plain woven; fringed
ID Number: T2008.1.105
Credit: Gift of Max Allen

Scattered among the plants and imposing trees are tiny tanks and armoured vehicles. The implication – or hope – seems to be that the Trees of Life are more significant than the Tanks of Death.