• 4'3" X 2'7" Antique Baluch Rug [SH-163]

    Antique Baluch Rug, Arab Ferdowsi, Khorasan ashik bird tree, Aksu diamond design on camel field. Distinct variations appear on this rug when compared to the two examples we reference:

     Azadi Baluch Traditions p.g 204, plate#59 shows an identical outer border and a rug showing similar coloration moving inward, our example shows tree trunks with serration. Hooked bird heads are spaced, showing distinct shapes

    Also view tribal rugs, treasures of the black tent, Brian W. MacDonald, p.g 101, plate 61. The back of the rug is smooth, and the front also has saturated wool.

    Six colors. Second half of the 19th century. Delicately hand washed.