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 antique rug has a very unusual pattern with eight pointed stars in the center field and on the upper part of the rug. The carpet is finished in two of the ends with wide areas of kilim skirts. The wool used is very soft and shiny and all the dyes are natural.
Material: 100% hand-spun sheep wool
Size: 148×96 cms
Origin: Baluch tribe, Afghanistan
Date of weaving: 1910-20s