Antique Baluch, circa 1880. Size: 5’6” x 2’10” / Excellent Condition Bahluli/Bahluri, woven in the Qainat region of Kh0rrasan (East of the Arabs), or neighboring Afghanistan. The border pattern and palette is typical as is the mathematically precise placement of the field figures and the strict symmetricality. ( The technical indicia of bahlulihood are: turk:sh knots, 3-ply pile yarn, some depression of alternate warps, simple ki1ims with plain t@pestry stripes. a typical Bahluli rug has good blues (more than one) , aubergine (often two shades), and reds. Typical knot count is 80 per sq. in; fewer coupled with shallower depression generally indicates an older piece, such as this one. The wool is soft and lustrous, and the colors are deeply saturated. Field is natural camel.

price:  SOLD