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Turkmen-Baluch prayer rug, NE Persia/NW Afghanistan, size 54" x 41" (137 x 104 cm), circa 1850 - 1880, it appears this unusual rug was first published in 1997, to date there are  ...
Turkmen-Baluch prayer rug, NE Persia/NW Afghanistan, size 54" x 41" (137 x 104 cm), circa 1850 - 1880, it appears this unusual rug was first published in 1997, to date there are  ...
Turkmen-Baluch prayer rug, NE Persia/NW Afghanistan, size 54" x 41" (137 x 104 cm), circa 1850 - 1880, it appears this unusual rug was first published in 1997, to date there are  ...
Turkmen-Baluch prayer rug, NE Persia/NW Afghanistan, size 54" x 41" (137 x 104 cm), circa 1850 - 1880, it appears this unusual rug was first published in 1997, to date there are  ...
Turkmen-Baluch prayer rug, NE Persia/NW Afghanistan, size 54" x 41" (137 x 104 cm), circa 1850 - 1880, it appears this unusual rug was first published in 1997, to date there are  ...
Turkmen-Baluch prayer rug, ne Persia/NW Afghanistan, size 54" x 41" (137 x 104 cm), circa 1850 - 1880, it appears this unusual rug was first published in 1997, to date there are about ten published examples, some attribute the rug to a Baluch weaver, others look to the Ersari-Beshir, the known examples have several similar design elements, these include similar hand panel placement, similar symbolic designs in the hand panels, a secondary gol in the mihrab, two gols in the lower field, strong but not exclusive Turkmen color and design influences, this example is probably not the oldest of the group although its condition is better than the others, for additional information go to www.herat.com.