Baluch "Balisht"

2'1" x 3'10" (64cm x 117cm)
Central Asia, Afghanistan: Early 20th Century
Knotted pile, with flat-woven back: wool
An old tribal bag woven by one of the Baluch tribal groups who inhabit the border regions between Iran and Afghanistan. Such pieces were used either for storage and transport of personal belongings, or stuffed to make cushions.

This is a nicely decorated example with interesting use of colors. It can be used as a floor rug, a wall hanging or as a cushion.
Condition & Remarks
Very well preserved, sturdy and clean

Very Small, Rugs & Carpets, Trappings, etc