3'11" x 10'5" (119cm x 318cm) Central Asia, Afghanistan: Circa 1900 Knotted pile: wool
An antique tribal rug from the Iran-Afghan border area, attributed to groups generally defined as Baluch. Deep saturated colors, highly stylized geometric designs are hallmarks of this region's weaving traditions. Displaying a fairly well-known design, this rug comes in a highly unusual elongated format. Richly detailed with excellent natural dyes.
Condition & Remarks
Very well preserved, sturdy and clean. Overall wear consistent with age and use.