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 originally was a balisht or pillow. All the dyes are natural with glowing colours, soft wool and finished with two kilim ends at each side.
Material: 100% hand-spun sheep wool
Size: 90×52 cms
Origin: Baluch tribe, Afghanistan
Date of weaving: 1920s