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 rug originally was a balisht or pillow. With soft and shinny wool, natural dyes that include a lovely indigo blue.
Material: 100% hand-spun sheep wool
Size: 106×70 cms
Origin: Baluch tribe, Herat region, Afghanistan
Date of weaving: 1920s
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