Antique Baluch Rug - 3'6 x 5'7

Antique Baluch Rug - 3'6 x 5'7

Regular price $650.00 Sale

This vintage Baluch rug was handwoven at the Afghan/Iran border during the early 20th century.

It features a variation of the tree of life with branches with two-quartered leaves blossoming out of a central axis. This common Baluch motif is rendered in natural blues, browns, red and an early synthetic pinky tone upon a desirable camel field. An inner border of star like rosettes stays within the camel field and the whole is framed by a main border interlocking rosettes in red with a deeply oxidized brown. 

In good condition, signs of wear consistent with age. The browns have naturally oxidized over time adding a dimensionality to the design. Pile is low, with a sturdy handle. Part of the original kilim end is still intact on one end. Both ends have been reinforced for longevity.


Size: 3'6" x 5'7" [1.1m x 1.7m]

Age: 1900 - 1925

Country of Origin: W Afghanistan 

Type of Rug: Baluch

Material: Wool

Pile Height: Low

Condition: Very Good

 

BK2115

 

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