|Place Made:||Asia: Central Asia, Afghanistan|
|Period:||Late 20th to early 21st century|
|Date:||1980 - 2007|
|Dimensions:||L 150 cm x W 92 cm|
|Techniques:||Knotted pile; weft-float; fringed|
|Credit:||Gift of Max Allen|
This pastoral scene includes a man playing a flute in the lower left, and a hunter on horseback in the centre. Scenes like this have been depicted on oriental rugs for five centuries, except that here, hidden among the animals and plants, is a modern assault rifle.