The Baloch or Baluch are an Iranian people who live mainly in the Balochistan region, located at the southeasternmost edge of the Iranian plateau, encompassing the countries of Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan. There are also Baloch diaspora communities in neighbouring regions, including in India, Turkmenistan and the Arabian Peninsula.
This little rug originally was the front part of a balisht or pillow. The wool is soft and very finelly woven. All the dyes are natural, and the emeral green stands out. The main motif is a tree of life with large leaves.
Material: 100% hand-spun sheep wool
Size: 82×50 cms
Origin: Baluch tribe, Afghanistan
Date of weaving: 1930s
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