War rugs on sale in Chicken Street, Kabul


Nasser Palangi is an Iranian artist who lives in Canberra. Recently returned from travelling, he’s shared these images taken in September 2006 on Kabul’s famous “Chicken Street” – our thanks to Nasser for allowing us to post them here.

Shop door with rugs

War rugs for sale on Chicken Street; these depict the defeat of the Soviet army.

Hanging map rug

A pictorial/map rug hanging outside a Chicken Street shop.

Boy outside shop

A small boy lounges beneath a “September 11” rug at a Chicken Street shopfront.

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