Item Name: WOOL CARPET
Item Number: 342
This beautiful wool on cotton Afghanistan carpet was purchased in 2008 by Tom LaClair, a United States Air Force military member assigned to Incirlik Air Force Base in Adana, Turkey. The carpet was 100% handmade on a loom in Afghanistan, purchased in Turkey, and the original certificate of origin and authenticity received at the time of sale is included. It is 9 foot by 12 foot, and the colors include deep red, rich gold, cream and some green, it is made in the "Flowers of Paradise" design. It is in brand new condition with no tears or wear marks. Our sincere thanks to Tom LaClair for this generous donation. The carpet is Lot# 342, and is valued at $3,500.00. Tom has been a wonderful supporter of WPBS -TV and has a history of donating intriguing pieces to our auctions.