This is an old village rug, Baluchi tribe members hand wove this piece, and Baluchi rugs stand out to collectors and rug enthusiasts for their distinct look and nomadic nature. They have become more and more sought after as an admired pieces of history. This scatter rug features all over diamond motifs, has a ram horn symbol and running water...all elements sacred to the weavers of the time. It has a cinnamon brown ground and is low pile with some wear and tear. The ends of the rugs have a flat weave finish and the fringes are an incredible sight to see. So raw and so real.
Baluch or Baluchistan is the area between the borders of I R A N, Pakistan, and Afghanistan and with influences from all three regions, these rugs are distinct with character and do stand out from the crowd. They mainly come in scatter rug sizes as you see here.
This rug is low pile, woven with 100% vegetable dyed wool. Has some wear and tear.
Woven circa 1880
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