War rug

This war rug depicts the reality of conflict-ridden Afghanistan. Over the past 30 years, weaponry replaced traditional Afghan floral designs. Look at the images of warfare: hand grenades, tanks, fighter jets, missiles and helicopters. Afghans weave such rugs during times of conflict but the individuals who make them are unknown, their stories forever hidden.

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What does it mean to be surrounded by images of war – do you have any objects decorated with war imagery?

responded: Mar 31, 2010

Posted by fluffy cat

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