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.
Due to its size, this rug could originally have been a wall decoration and might have had fringes or some additional beadwork. The wool is of the best quality, soft and lustrous.
Material: 100% hand-spun sheep wool
Size: 252×33 cms
Origin: Baluch tribe, Afghanistan
Date of weaving: 1970s