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 rug originally was the front part of a balisht or pillow. All the dyes are natural. A tree of life motif has been represented as the main motif.
Material: 100% hand-spun sheep wool
Size: 94×48 cms
Origin: Baluch tribe, Afganistán
Date of weaving: 1920s