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Afghan Baluch Rug, 5'7''x9'6'', Red

This is an authentic vintage Afghan Baluch rug hand-knotted in Afghanistan. Woven with an all wool pile on a wool foundation and is in excellent condition.Pile: WoolFoundation: WoolWeave: Hand-KnottedBackground Color: RedBorder Color: IvoryOther Colors: Brown, Blue, GreenSize: 5’7” x 9’6”Origin: AfghanistanCondition: ExcellentAge: 20-30 yearsOne of a KindBaluchi, also spelled Baloochi or Balochi, are a floor covering woven by the Baloch people living in Afghanistan uchi, also spelled Baloochi or Balochi, are a floor covering woven by the Baloch people living in Afghanistan and eastern Iran. The patterns in these rugs are highly varied, many consisting of repeated motifs, diagonally arranged across the field. Some present a maze of intricate latch-hooked forms. Prayer rugs, with a simple rectangular arch-head design at one end (to indicate the direction of the holy city Mecca), are common. Normally, the field of these prayer rugs are filled with the leaves and stems of a highly stylized tree, and geometric small plants appear in the spandrels. read more