Mashwani Baluch rug handwoven in Afghanistan during second quarter of 20th century. Blue, ivory and purple field decorated with five curvilinear latch hook diamond medallions.

Mashwani Baluch Rug - 5'10 x 9'1

Regular price $1,885.00 Sale

This Mashwani Baluch rug was handwoven in Afghanistan during the 2nd quarter of the 20th century. The blue, ivory and purple field is decorated with five curvilinear latch-hook diamond medallions. Within the central medallions are five cruciform motifs outlined in ivory wool except for the top one, which is outlined in blue. The latch-hook design vibrates outward towards the left and right borders in a lozenge patten. This particular hooked pattern is traditional of Mashwani Baluch rugs. The main border is filled with alternating blue and purple diamonds. The minor borders are composed of a purple and ivory candy-cane stripe and rams horns. In great condition, signs of wear consistent with age. Pile is full and soft, handle is loose. A real gem.


Size: 5'10" x 9'1"

Age: Q2 20th Century (1925-1950)

Country of Origin: Afghanistan

Type of Rug: Mashwani Baluch

Material: Wool Pile on Wool Foundation

Pile Height: Low

Condition: Very Good




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