We know, we know, it wasn’t that long ago that we were besotted with Dorothy’s Film Map. But just look at this beauty of a classic biscuit rug from them. Love the description that comes with it too: ‘Nearly 1 out of 4 kids in the UK are obese. That’s a lot of biscuits being eaten.
Afghanistan has always been famous for rugs. The impact of several decades of political turmoil has left its mark on this national art. However, Turkmen weavers have been weaving what are known as ‘war rugs‘ that depict weapons, military vehicles, and even the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks. Notice the dove in the center, indicating […]