The Red Afghan or Aqcha carpets
are woven by the Turkmen in Afghanistan as well as on the areas of Pak Afghan
border lines. The main color of these carpets is red with Tekke Gul and Filipa,
elephant foot designs. These carpets are woven by wool on wool and sometimes
wool on a cotton base. These are in dark red color having a pile of wool. The knot
quality of acha rugs can vary from 80 000 to 180 000 per square meter
with symmetrical knots.