Antique Baluch Rug. Northeast Iran. 2nd Half 19th Century. Serrated leaves enclose stepped medallions on blue ground field. Loss to selvage. One area of localized wear. Remnants of original kilim end top left. 4 colors. 66 x 37. Clean and hand washed. For similar example, see "Oriental Rugs from Atlantic Collections," pg. 245, Plate 306. Blue Ground Carpet, r. DeWitt Mallary, iii.