ANTIQUE TIMURI BALUCH MAIN CARPET, RICH COLOURS, ...

Item Ref
MB-014

Size: 10ft 2in x 6ft 0in (310 x 183cm).

Antique Timuri Baluch main carpet, with superb colour and complete kilim ends with chevron design.

Circa 1880.

A good Timuri main carpet with classic medallion design. The border is of a classic Timuri design.

Great colour through out with good blues, soft reds and burnt orange, highlights in ivory.

Very good complete long kilim ends with chevron design decorated with floated weft work.

Even wear with good pile, some corrosion.

Hand washed and ready for use or display, the rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: MB-014.
£4,500
| $6,271 USD | €5,244 EUR

ANTIQUE TIMURI BALUCH RUG WITH BLUE GROUND ...

Item Ref
H-271

Size: 5ft 5in x 3ft 5in (166 x 104cm).

Antique Timuri Baluch rug with blue ground and tree of life.

Circa 1880.

A good Timuri Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan or Eastern Persia border region, with very dark indigo blue field with a stylised tree of life design in a soft madder red with deep aubergine. The traditional leaf border is on a soft madder red back ground. The rug retains the original chevron kilim end finishes at both ends.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. The rug is of fine weave with soft glossy wool.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-271.
£4,250
| $5,923 USD | €4,953 EUR

ANTIQUE WESTERN AFGHAN TIMURI BALUCH RUG, DEEP ...

Item Ref
R-1774

Size: 8ft 0in x 4ft 11in (245 x 151cm).

Antique Afghan Timuri Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan.

Circa 1880.

A good Timuri Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan, with very dark indigo blue field and dark almost aubergine madder red. The are a small number of highlights in ivory and yellow. The dark charcoal brown is corroded throughout the rug. The rug is possibly by the Yaqoub-Khani, based on design. Note the well drawn boteh within the field design. The ends are of particular note with decorative weft work kilim ends. The side finishes are also typical of the Timuri. This rug needs good light to be seen at its best.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1774.
£3,995
| $5,567 USD | €4,656 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH PRAYER RUG, 'SARAKHS' BALUCH, OUTSTANDING ...

Item Ref
R-1357

Size: 3ft 10in x 2ft 10in (117 x 86cm).

Antique Baluch camel ground prayer rug a design that is typical of the Sarakhs Baluch of Khorasan.

Late 19th century.

The rug is beautifully drawn with a tree of life and has excellent colour, the camel wool ground is very soft. The rug retains the original decorated end finishes at the top end.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear, and good pile.

The rug has been hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: R-1357.
£2,750
| $3,832 USD | €3,205 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, LATTICE DESIGN, LARGE BOAT ...

Item Ref
R-1109

Size: 5ft 4in x 3ft 5in (162 x 103cm).

Antique Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan / Eastern Persia. A Baluch rug with outstanding colour with a superb large scale boat border.

Circa 1870.

A superb Baluch rug with a diamond lattice design to the narrow field .
surrounded by the large boat border. The colours are excellent with soft madder red, deep aubergine, several blues, ivory and black.

The rug is in good condition with even wear and medium pile. The rug has very good wool and also retains the original kilim at the top end, this has weft work decoration.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1109.
£2,250
| $3,136 USD | €2,622 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG WITH LATTICE DESIGN IN ...

Item Ref
AOR-026

Size: 6ft 11in x 3ft 8in (212 x 112cm).

Antique Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan. A Baluch rug with a very unusual lattice design in blue.

Circa 1880.

A superb Baluch rug with a diamond lattice design with mina khani type floral design,
surrounded by the large boat border. The colours are excellent with great electric blues, deep aubergine, madder red, ivory and black.

The rug is in good condition with even wear and medium pile. There is some corrosion to the blacks.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: AOR-026.
£2,250
| $3,136 USD | €2,622 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG FROM FERDOWS REGION, CAMEL ...

Item Ref
R-1163

Size: 5ft 4in x 3ft 6in (162 x 107cm).

Antique Baluch rug, these Baluch rugs are known as Arab Baluch from the Ferdows region..

Circa 1900.

The rug has a traditional design unique to this region, the floral design is on a camel ground.

The rug is in good condition with even wear and medium pile, there is some corrosion as one would expect.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1163.
£1,950
| $2,718 USD | €2,273 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, LATTICE DESIGN, SUPERB LONG ...

Item Ref
H-069

Size: 5ft 11in x 2ft 11in (185 x 89cm).

Antique Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan, probably Timuri tribe.

Circa 1880.

A superb Baluch rug with a fine diamond lattice design, the bright indigo blue diagonal lattice is really outstanding. The rug has a scarce border design on a charcoal coloured background.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight wear and good pile. The rug has very good wool and also retains the original long kilims at both ends, these have weft work decoration.

A very good collectable Baluch rug.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-069.
£1,950
| $2,718 USD | €2,273 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, UNUSUAL DESIGN, GREAT COLOUR ...

Item Ref
R-199

Size: 6ft 4in x 3ft 3in (192 x 99cm).

Antique Baluch rug, with interesting design

Late 19th century

A very nice Baluch rug, with one of the less common designs

Superb wool quality, excellent soft red field colour, with good blues

Very slight even wear with almost full pile, very soft wool

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-199
£1,750
| $2,439 USD | €2,039 EUR

ANTIQUE TRIBAL BALUCH RUG WITH LARGE SIZE ...

Item Ref
R-121

Size: 7ft 10in x 3ft 10in (238 x 116cm).

Antique Baluch rug with large guls

4th quarter 19th century

A very nice Baluch with unusually large gul design

Alot of Turkmen influence in both the major and minor gul design

Very nice colours with a soft red field, some attractive blues

Good condition with even wear and fair pile

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-121
£1,750
| $2,439 USD | €2,039 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH MAIN CARPET, CHAKHANSUR REGION, SOUTH ...

Item Ref
MS-127

Size: 12ft 10in x 6ft 7in (392 x 200cm).

Very good example of a main carpet by the Chakhansur Baluch of South West Afghanistan, border region near the Seistan Desert. Typical design for this region with the classic long kilim ends. Excellent wool, tight weave and natural dyes.

Circa 1880.

The carpet is in good condition with even wear and corrosion, the pile is low / medium.

The carpet is suitable for light domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

A very good example of 19th century Baluch weaving.

Stock Number: MS-127.
£1,750
| $2,439 USD | €2,039 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG WITH MINA KHANI LATTICE ...

Item Ref
R-1960

Size: 5ft 5in x 2ft 11in (164 x 90cm).

Antique Baluch rug from Khorassan region of Eastern Persia with a well drawn mina khani lattice design.

Circa 1900.

A good Baluch rug with a diamond lattice design with mina khani (many flowers) type floral design, surrounded by the large boat border. The colours are excellent with electric blues, deep aubergine, madder red, ivory and black. The small white flowers really stand out against the midnight indigo blue field.

The rug is in good condition with even wear and medium pile. There is some corrosion to the blacks and browns as one would expect.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1960.
£1,750
| $2,439 USD | €2,039 EUR

ANTIQUE MUSHWANI BALUCH MAIN CARPET, EXCELLENT CONDITION, ...

Item Ref
MS10-47

Size: 9ft 6in x 5ft 11in (290 x 180cm).

Antique Afghan Baluch carpet of traditional ‘mushwani’ design, the carpet is of a warm madder colour with indigo blue.

Circa 1900/20.

The carpet has the traditional Mushwani design is indigo blue, the design is a series of multiple latch hooks or bird heads. The border is a rosette design, note the use of ivory for the corner rosettes in the field and in the center of the carpet.

The carpet is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. The wool is very soft and glossy. The carpet retains its original side and end finishes.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use. A very useful small room size carpet.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use.

Stock Number: MS10-47.
£1,500
| $2,090 USD | €1,748 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG WITH LATTICE DESIGN, SUPERB ...

Item Ref
MS11-18

Size: 6ft 0in x 3ft 10in (184 x 117m).

Antique Baluch rug with lattice design. A rug of fine weave and soft wool.

Circa 1880.

A superb Baluch rug with a fine latch hook medallion lattice design in alternate rows of different shades of madder red and indigo blue. The rug is of complex design and surely represents the pinnacle of the weavers ability.

The rug is in good condition with slight wear and good pile. There is some corrosion to the browns giving a sculpted effect.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: MS11-18.
£1,450
| $2,021 USD | €1,690 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH PRAYER RUG, BLUE GROUND WITH ...

Item Ref
R-1857

Size: 4ft 2in x 2ft 11in (128 x 90cm).

Antique Baluch blue ground prayer rug with 'tree of life' design.

Late 19th century.

A good blue ground Baluch prayer rug with tree of life design to the field. The hand placements also contain a tree design. The main border is of a repeat leaf design.

The rug is in good condition with slight even wear, and good pile. The rug retains it original long kilim ends with a chevron design at the top end and a stripe design with weft work at the lower end. The rug does contain some very early synthetic dye that helps date it to the late 19th century.

The rug is ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: R-1857.
£1,350
| $1,881 USD | €1,573 EUR

ANTIQUE SARAKH BALUCH PRAYER RUG, CAMEL GROUND ...

Item Ref
W-014

Size: 4ft 5in x 2ft 4in (135 x 72cm).

Antique Baluch camel ground prayer rug a design that is typical of the Sarakhs Baluch of Khorasan.

Circa 1880.

The rug has a very well drawn tree of life on a camel ground, the design and borders are typical of the Sarakh Baluch tribe. The rug is of fine weave and retains the decorative kilims at both ends.

The rug is in good condition with even wear, and mainly good pile. The sides have been replaced at some time in the rugs life and there are two finger tip size holes that could easily be repaired. The original kilims at both ends are a little ragged. (The price reflects the condition).
This is still a good collectable display item.

The rug has been hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use or wall display.

Stock Number: W-014.
£1,250
| $1,742 USD | €1,457 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG WITH CAMEL GROUND, TREE ...

Item Ref
MT-009

Size: 4ft 11in x 2ft 9in (149x 84cm).

Antique Afghan Baluch camel ground prayer rug with tree of life.

Circa 1900.

The rug is beautifully drawn with a tree of life and has excellent colour, the camel wool ground is very soft. The rug has a traditional Baluch design to the main border.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight wear and almost full pile.

The rug has been hand washed and ready for use or display. The rug has a soft floppy handle.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: MT-009.
£1,250
| $1,742 USD | €1,457 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG WITH FINE DIAMOND LATTICE ...

Item Ref
MS-015

Size: 6ft 6in x 3ft 3in (199 x 99cm).

Antique Baluch rug with fine diamond lattice design and an interesting border.

Circa 1900.

The rug has a fine repeat lattice design on a clear red ground, each diamond of the lattice contains a Turkmen type design. The border is of a interesting design and uses some very nice colours, especially a blue green with some small yellow high lights.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile, the weave is very fine and the wool is soft. As can be seen in the images the rug is slightly misshapen.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: MS-015.
£1,250
| $1,742 USD | €1,457 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG WITH REPEAT DESIGN, HEAVY ...

Item Ref
H-130

Size: 7ft 3in x 3ft 7in (220 x 110cm).

Antique Baluch rug with repeat latch hook design.

Circa 1900.

A good Baluch rug with interesting field design, the border design is of particular note.

The rug is in fair condition with some wear with medium / low pile, some heavy corrosion to the browns. The ends retain the original kilim end finishes.

Hand washed and ready for use or display. The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: H-130
£1,250
| $1,742 USD | €1,457 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, COMPARTMENT DESIGN, GREAT COLOUR ...

Item Ref
R-1104

Size: 6ft 1in x 3ft 3in (185 x 100cm).

Antique Baluch rug with three compartments. A Baluch rug with good traditional Baluch colours with a traditional Baluch boat border.

Circa 1900.

A good Baluch rug with interesting design, the colour combinations work very well, the use of ivory high lights gives the rug a lighter feel.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. There is slight corrosion to the blacks as one would expect.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1104.
£1,250
| $1,742 USD | €1,457 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, GOOD DESIGN, EXCELLENT CONDITION, ...

Item Ref
R-220

Size: 5ft 9in x 3ft 7in. (175 x 109cm).

Antique Baluch rug, Western Afghanistan

Circa 1900

Excellent design and colour, very well drawn

Good condition with slight even wear, good pile

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Ref: R-220.
£1,100
| $1,533 USD | €1,282 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH CAMEL GROUND PRAYER RUG WITH ...

Item Ref
H-350

Size: 4ft 6in x 2ft 11in (138 x 89cm).

Antique Baluch camel ground prayer rug with tree of life design that is typical of the Baluch of Khorasan.

Circa 1900.

The rug is drawn with a tree of life and has excellent colour, the camel wool ground is very soft. The rug retains the original end finishes at both ends with long fringes at the lower end.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile.

The rug has been hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: H-350.
£1,100
| $1,533 USD | €1,282 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, SALAR KHANI SUB TRIBE, ...

Item Ref
MS7-18

Size: 5ft 9in x 3ft 7in (176 x 109cm).

Antique Baluch rug, with traditional herati design often found in Salar Khani weavings.

Circa 1900.

A very nice small Baluch rug, with a very pleasing variation of the herati design.

Superb wool quality, with soft madder red on a dark indigo blue ground.

Very slight even wear with almost full pile, very soft wool, goats hair side bindings.

Hand washed and ready for use or display. Suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: MS7-18.
£995
| $1,387 USD | €1,160 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG WITH REPEAT LATTICE DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
MS-110

Size: 5ft 1in x 3ft 2in (155 x 96cm).

Antique Afghan Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan.

Circa 1900.

A good Baluch rug with a diamond lattice design with small white flowers between each diamond. The drawing of the rug is quite detailed with a subtle colour palette. The border is of a traditional Baluch design.

The rug is in good condition with even wear and medium pile. The rug has very good wool and is fine with a soft floppy handle.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: MS-110.
£950
| $1,324 USD | €1,107 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, KHORASAN REGION, ALL OVER ...

Item Ref
H-208

Size: 4ft 11in x 3ft 1in (150 x 93cm).

Antique Persian Khorasan region Baluch rug with all over repeat design.

Circa 1900.

A good Baluch rug with interesting field design of repeated design elements that are Turkmen inspired, the border design is of particular note. Note the use of small yellow highlights in the field design.

The rug is in good condition with slight even wear with good pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display. The rug is suitable for light normal use.

Stock Number: H-208.
£950
| $1,324 USD | €1,107 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH PRAYER RUG WITH 'TILE' DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
H-105

Size: 4ft 11in x 2ft 11in (150 x 89cm).

Antique Baluch prayer rug with 'tile' design, note the long kilim ends.

Circa 1890.

Stock number: H-105.
£895
| $1,247 USD | €1,043 EUR

ANTIQUE MAHDAD KHANI BALUCH RUG, LARGE TURKMEN ...

Item Ref
R-1858

Size: 5ft 8in x 3ft 0in (172 x 92cm).

Antique Baluch rug, by the Mahdad Khani tribe of the Khorassan region of Eastern Persia.

Circa 1900.

A good Baluch rug with one of the less common designs, a single row of 6 large Tekke Turkmen guls. The border is a well drawn version of the Baluch 'boat' border.

The rug is in good condition with even wear, medium pile, very soft wool.

Hand washed and ready for use or display. The rug would be suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: R-1858.
£895
| $1,247 USD | €1,043 EUR

ANTIQUE AFGHAN MUSHWANI BALUCH RUG, SUPERB CONDITION, ...

Item Ref
MS9-18

Size: 6ft 6in x 4ft 1in (196 x 124cm).

Antique Afghan Baluch rug of traditional ‘mushwani’ design, the rug is of a warm madder colour with indigo blue.

Circa 1900/20.

The rug has the traditional Mushwani design is indigo blue, the design is a series of multiple latch hooks or bird heads. The border is a rosette design, note the use of ivory for the corner rosettes.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. The wool is very soft and glossy.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use.

Stock Number: MS9-18.
£895
| $1,247 USD | €1,043 EUR

ANTIQUE MAHDAD KHANI BALUCH RUG, LARGE TURKMEN ...

Item Ref
MS11-02

Size: 6ft 2in x 3ft 3in (188 x 99cm).

Antique Baluch rug, by the Mahdad Khani tribe of the Khorassan region of Eastern Persia.

Circa 1900.

A good Baluch rug with one of the less common designs, two rows of 6 large Tekke Turkmen guls. The border is a well drawn version of the Baluch 'flower and leaf' border. The rug has excellent colour and is very well drawn.

The rug is in good condition with even wear, medium pile, soft wool. There is corrosion to the browns as one would expect, there is a small area of damage to the side binding on the upper right hand side and the ends are slightly ragged, these could both be easily repaired if required, but the current condition is reflected in the price.

Hand washed and ready for use or display. The rug would be suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: MS11-02.
£895
| $1,247 USD | €1,043 EUR

ANTIQUE SALAR KHANI BALUCH RUG, TURRETED GUL ...

Item Ref
MS11-11

Size: 5ft 9in x 2ft 11in (174 x 89cm).

Antique Baluch tribal rug woven by the Salar Khani sub tribe.

Circa 1900.

The rug has three large turreted guls on a soft brown coloured ground, the rug is framed by a traditional Baluch border. At each end of the rug there is an interesting piled panel.

The rug is in good condition with even wear with medium pile, there is some corrosion to the browns. There are very slight losses to the bottom end kilim of the rug.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: MS11-11.
£750
| $1,045 USD | €874 EUR

OLD AFGHAN BALUCH CHILDS PRAYER RUG, VERY ...

Item Ref
MS9-19

Size: 3ft 3in x 2ft 2in (98x 66cm).

Old Afghan Baluch camel ground prayer rug with tree of life of a size suitable for a child.

Circa 1920.

The rug is beautifully drawn with a simple tree of life and has excellent colour, the camel wool ground is very soft. The rug has three borders each with a different design. Very small prayer rugs like this were woven for young boys, and are very scarce.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight wear and almost full pile.

The rug has been hand washed and ready for use or display. The rug has a soft handle.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use of would make a superb wall hanging.

Stock Number: MS9-19.
£695
| $969 USD | €810 EUR

ANTIQUE CAMEL GROUND AFGHAN BALUCH PRAYER RUG ...

Item Ref
MS7-16

Size: 4ft 10in x 3ft 5in (148x 104cm).

Antique Afghan Baluch camel ground prayer rug with tree of life.

Circa 1900/20.

The rug is beautifully drawn with a tree of life and has excellent colour, the camel wool ground is very soft. The rug has the curl leaf design to the main border.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight wear and almost full pile. The ends retain the long ivory wool fringes.

The rug has been hand washed and ready for use or display. The rug has a soft floppy handle.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: MS7-16.
£650
| $906 USD | €758 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, SALAR KHANI TRIBE, CIRCA ...

Item Ref
MS11-10

Size: 6ft 2in x 3ft 3in (187 x 98cm).

Antique Baluch tribal rug woven by the Salar Khani sub tribe.

Circa 1900.

The rug has four large turreted guls on an aubergine coloured ground, the rug is framed by a version of the Baluch boat border.

The rug is in good condition with even wear with medium pile, there is some corrosion to the blacks. There are very slight losses to the side bindings on the left hand side.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: MS11-10.
£650
| $906 USD | €758 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG WITH MINA KHANI DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
MS11-06

Size: 5ft 11in x 3ft 0in (180 x 92cm).

Antique Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan / Eastern Persia. A Baluch rug with a mina khani design on a dark indigo blue field.

Circa 1900.

A Baluch rug with a mina khani type floral design, surrounded by the large boat border. The small white flowers stand out against the dark indigo blue.

The rug is in fair condition with even wear and medium pile. There is corrosion to the blacks / browns. There is a small old patch repair in the lower left hand boarder which has faded. The sides are also showing some wear to the goats hair bindings. The condition is reflected in the price.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: MS11-06.
£595
| $829 USD | €693 EUR

ANTIQUE AFGHAN BALUCH RUG, SMALL SIZE WITH ...

Item Ref
R-1859

Size: 4ft 5in x 2ft 11in (135 x 88cm).

Antique Afghan Baluch rug of small size with lattice design.

Circa 1900.

A sweet small Baluch rug with lattice design with stars to the center of each diamond. The camel ground border with leaf design frames the rug well.

The rug is in good condition with even wear slightly heavier in places and medium pile.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1859.
£495
| $690 USD | €577 EUR

ANTIQUE SISTAN BALUCH SEH MIHRAB PRAYER RUG, ...

Item Ref
MS10-23

Size: 4ft 4in x 2ft 6in (132 x 76cm).

Antique Sistan Baluch Three Mihrab prayer rug.

Circa 1920.

This is a good small example of a seh-mihrab (three mihrab) prayer rug by the Sistan Baluch, the rug is well drawn and has wonderful contrast of colour. Note the original end finishes with the decorative tufts and tassels along with weft work decoration. There are two very small highlight details in green silk, this shows the importance of the rug to the weaver.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear, and good pile.

The rug has been hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: MS10-23.
£450
| $627 USD | €524 EUR

ANTIQUE TIMURI BALUCH MAIN CARPET, EXCELLENT COLOUR, ...

Item Ref
D-682

Size: 10ft 7in x 6ft 6in (322 x 198cm).

Antique Timuri Baluch main carpet with all over shrub design.

2nd half 19th century

A really outstanding Timuri main carpet, the shrub design in this format is usually only found on smaller rugs and prayer rugs of the 'Dokhtar-e-Qazi' design. This carpet has classic Timuri borders and of particular note are the large end panels in soumak work.

Superb colour through out with great indigo blues and soft madder reds.

Slight even wear with good pile, some corrosion to the browns.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

This is a scare and very collectable example of Timuri weaving in condition making it suitable for floor use.

Stock Number: D-682
SOLD

ANTIQUE WESTERN AFGHAN BALUCH CARPET, SHRUB DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-1259

Size: 12ft 2in x 6ft 7in (370 x 200cm).

A good antique main carpet by the Baluch of Western Afghanistan. The carpet is of the shrub design with a traditional Baluch border.

Circa 1870.

The carpet has the traditional dark indigo ground and burnt orange/red with ivory high lights. Note the long original kilim end finishes at both ends. Note also how the field design changes after about the first 30cm.

The carpet is in excellent condition with some slight wear and corrosion, the pile is medium.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

A very good and scarce example of 19th century Baluch weaving.

Stock Number: R-1259.
SOLD

ANTIQUE TIMURI BALUCH MAIN CARPET, WESTERN AFGHANISTAN, ...

Item Ref
TS-01

Size: 9ft 3in x 5ft 8in (283 x 172cm).

Antique Timuri Baluch main carpet, with superb colour and complete kilim ends.

Circa 1880.

A really outstanding Timuri main carpet, beautifully drawn with a superb classic Timuri 'boat' design main border. Note the very unusual side finishes.

Great colour through out with good blues, light green, soft reds and burnt orange, highlights in ivory.

Very good complete long kilim ends decorated with floated weft work.

Even wear with good pile, some corrosion, the rug is of very fine weave.

Hand washed and ready for use or display, the rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: TS-01.
SOLD

ANTIQUE TIMURI BALUCH MAIN CARPET, SUPERB COLOUR, ...

Item Ref
AOR-029

Size: 8ft 10in x 6ft 1in (270 x 185cm).

Antique Timuri Baluch main carpet of small size, superb colour and complete kilim ends.

2nd half 19th century.

A really outstanding small Timuri main carpet, beautifully drawn with a superb classic Timuri main border.

Great colour through out with good blues, soft reds and burnt orange, highlights in ivory.

Very good complete long kilim ends decorated with floated weft work.

Even wear with good pile, some corrosion, the rug is of very fine weave.

Hand washed and ready for use or display, the rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: AOR-029.
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ANTIQUE TIMURI BALUCH MAIN CARPET, WESTERN AFGHANISTAN, ...

Item Ref
TSM-03

Size: 9ft 0in x 5ft 7in (275 x 170cm).

A good antique main carpet by the Timuri Baluch of Western Afghanistan. The carpet is of the willow tree and shrub design with a classic Timuri border, also note the long decorated kilim end finishes

1st half 19th century.

The rug has the traditional Timuri dark indigo ground and clear reds with ivory high lights.

The rug is in fair condition with some heavy wear and corrosion, the pile is low.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: TSM-03
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ANTIQUE TIMURI BALUCH MAIN CARPET, EXCELLENT COLOUR, ...

Item Ref
KA

Size: 8ft 8in x 6ft 4in (265 x 194cm).

Antique Timuri Baluch main carpet of small size

2nd half 19th century

A really outstanding small Timuri main carpet

Superb colour through out with great blues

The best kilim ends I have seen, decorated with floated weft work

Even wear with good pile, some corrosion

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: KA
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ANTIQUE CHAKHANSUR BALUCH MAIN CARPET, WESTERN AFGHANISTAN, ...

Item Ref
D-0707


Size: 12ft 6in x 7ft 1in (380 x 216cm).

Very good example of a main carpet by the Chakhansur Baluch of South West Afghanistan, border region near the Seistan Desert. Typical design for this region with the classic long kilim ends. Excellent wool, tight weave and natural dyes.

Circa 1900.

The carpet has superb colour with rich red tones, with the design outlined in dark indigo blue, there are ivory highlights around the border.

The carpet is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile.

The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

The carpet has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

A very good example of genuine Baluch weaving.

Stock Number: D-0707.
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VERY RARE ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG WITH CALYX ...

Item Ref
D-122

Size: 6ft 2in x 3ft 10in (187 x 116cm).

A rare Antique Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan. A Baluch rug with outstanding colour in superb condition with a scarce design.

2nd half 19th century.

The rug has a 'calyx' lattice design to the field, the main border design is representing Turkmen 'Tumar' and the minor borders are of the Yomut Turkmen 'Syrga' design. The combination of these designs makes this a very rare Baluch weaving.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and medium pile. The rug has very good wool and also retains the original long kilims at both ends, these have weft work decoration. The browns are showing signs of corrosion.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: D-122.
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ANTIQUE BLUE GROUND TIMURI BALUCH PRAYER RUG, ...

Item Ref
KAB24

Size: 3ft 11in x 3ft 2in (120 x 97cm).

Antique Timuri Baluch blue ground prayer rug

Mid 19th century.

A superb example of this sought after type of prayer rug, exceptional couls and classic Timuri design

The rug is of small square size, with great drawing and interesting elements

The rug is in very original condition with a few very old repairs

Ideal as a wall hanging

Stock Number: KAB24
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ANTIQUE BALUCH CAMEL GROUND PRAYER RUG, FULL ...

Item Ref
R-396

Size: 5ft 2in x 2ft 9in (155 x 83cm).

Antique Baluch camel ground prayer rug.

Late 19th century.

The rug is beautifully drawn and has excellent colour, the camel wool ground has a pleasing abrash. There is a soumak panel at the lower end.

The rug is in excellent condition with no visible wear, and full pile.

The rug has been hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic floor use.

Stock Number: R-396
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ANTIQUE 'BIRD' BALUCH RUG, LATTICE DESIGN WITH ...

Item Ref
H-136

Size: 5ft 5in x 3ft 4in (164 x 102cm).

Antique Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan / Eastern Persia. A Baluch rug with outstanding colour and beautiful birds.

Circa 1890.

A superb Baluch rug with a diamond lattice design to the field, each diamond contains a bird or a large flower. The border is of a classic Baluch design. The colours are excellent with a good madder red and an abrashed indigo blue field.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight wear and good pile. The rug has very good wool and also retains the original kilim at both ends, the lower end also has weft work decoration.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-136.
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ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG WITH SNOW FLAKE LATTICE ...

Item Ref
D-0207

Size: 8ft 11in x 4ft 9in (271 x 146cm).

Antique Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan. A Baluch rug with unusual colour with a superb snowflake lattice design.

Late 19th century.

A superb Baluch rug with a diamond lattice design with each diamond containing a snow flake design. Between each diamond there is a small white flower. The rug has a very soft colour palette with light pinks, blues and ivory... there are large amounts of rich aubergine colour. The border is of interest, it is a classic Timuri Baluch border..

The rug is in good condition with even wear and medium pile. The rug has very good wool and is finely woven. There is some corrosion to the browns.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: D-0207.
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ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG WITH OUTSTANDING COLOUR, FULL ...

Item Ref
H-006

Size: 6ft 6in x 3ft 5in (197 x 104cm).

Antique Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan. A Baluch rug with outstanding colour in pristine condition with a superb floral border.

Circa 1880.

A superb Baluch rug with a diamond lattice design in alternate rows of indigo blue and madder red. The large scale border is of classic Baluch 'flower' design.

The rug is in excellent condition with no wear and full pile. The rug has very good wool and also retains the original kilims at both ends, these have weft work decoration.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-006.
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ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, KHORASSAN REGION, NORTH EAST ...

Item Ref
H-140

Size: 6ft 5in x 3ft 3in (196 x 100cm).

Antique Baluch rug, with scarce repeat design to the field.

Late 19th century.

An outstanding Baluch rug from the Khorassan region of North East Persia. The rug has a camel ground with a linked medallion design most often seen on balisht (grain bags). Each of the medallions contains a small cockerel to the center, the cockerel is the harbinger of the day and the dispeller of the night. Note also the very nice small dogs or goats drawn in the main border at the top and lower end. The rug also has very good piled end finishes in a chevron design; the careful use of yellow at the ends was important to the weaver.

The rug is in superb condition with no visible wear and full pile.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-140.
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ANTIQUE BALUCH BLUE GROUND PRAYER RUG, MID ...

Item Ref
D-341

Size: 5ft 0in x 3ft 4in (153 x 102cm).

Antique Baluch blue ground prayer rug with 'tree of life' design.

Mid 19th century.

This is a very old and interesting prayer rug, the superb light indigo blue ground is most unusual. The field design is a repeat tree of life, the main border is a star design. The hand placements are of a tree or shrub design.

The rug is in good condition with even wear, and low pile. The rug retains it original long kilim ends. There is heavy corrosion to the olive browns through out the rug.

The rug is ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-341.
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ANTIQUE TIMURI BALUCH MAIN CARPET, CLASSIC DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
H-086

Size: 8ft 6in x 5ft 5in (260 x 164cm).

Antique Timuri Baluch main carpet with classic Afghan Timuri design.

Circa 1900.

A good small size main carpet with pleasing colour, the border design is typical of Timuri weaving. The carpet retains the original kilims at both ends decorated with a band of weft work.

The colours include indigo blues and soft madder reds.

Slight even wear with medium pile, some heavy corrosion to the browns.

Hand washed and ready for use or display. The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: H-086
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ANTIQUE BALUCH PRAYER RUG, BLUE GROUND WITH ...

Item Ref
D-479

Size: 4ft 4in x 2ft 11in (132 x 89cm).

Antique Baluch blue ground prayer rug with 'tree of life' design.

Late 19th century.

A good blue ground Baluch prayer rug with tree of life design to the field. The hand placements also contain a tree design. The main border is of a repeat leaf design.

The rug is in good condition with slight even wear, and good pile. The rug retains it original long kilim ends with a chevron design at the top end and a stripe design with weft work at the lower end. The rug does contain some very early synthetic dye that helps date it to the late 19th century.

The rug is ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-479.
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ANTIQUE TIMURI BALUCH PRAYER RUG, BLUE GROUND, ...

Item Ref
D-480

Size: 4ft 4in x 3ft 0in (131 x 92cm).

Antique Timuri Baluch blue ground prayer rug with traditional Afghan design.

Late 19th century.

A good blue ground Timuri Baluch prayer rug with traditional Afghan design to the field. This design is commonly found on rugs and main carpets attributed to the Timuri.

The rug is in good condition with slight even wear, and good pile. The rug retains it original kilim ends with weft work at the top end and a soumak panel at the lower end. The rug does contain some very early synthetic dye that helps date it to the late 19th century.

The rug is ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-480.
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ANTIQUE BLUE GROUND TIMURI BALUCH PRAYER RUG, ...

Item Ref
D-480

Size: 4ft 9in x 3ft 2in (144 x 97cm).

Antique Timuri Baluch blue ground prayer rug with 'tree of life' design.

Mid 19th century.

A good blue ground Timuri Baluch prayer rug with tree of life design to the field. The hand placements also contain a tree design.

The rug is in good condition with even wear, and low pile. The rug retains it original kilim ends with a stripe design and weft work decoration. There are small areas of damage to both kilim ends.

The rug is ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-480.
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ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, KHORASSAN REGION, EASTERN PERSIA, ...

Item Ref
MS-074

Size: 7ft 7in x 3ft 7in (231 x 109cm).

Antique Baluch rug from the Khorassan region of Eastern Persia.

4th quarter 19th century.

This is an outstanding rug with a very well drawn lattice design with the snowflake design. Note also the diagonal rows of white flowers. The field is dark indigo blue abrashed with a lighter blue at the top end. The rug is finely woven with superb wool. The ends are of particular interest, the chevron design is piled rather than flat woven, then there is a wide band of weft work decoration. The border is the classic Baluch boat design.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight wear and good pile.

A very good collectable Baluch rug.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug will be hand washed prior to delivery and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: MS-074.
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ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, POSSIBLY TIMURI, LARGE SCALE ...

Item Ref
D-0124

Size: 6ft 4in x 3ft 5in (193 x 104cm).

Antique Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan, probably Timuri tribe.

2nd half 19th century.

A superb Baluch rug with a large scale shrub design and a white ground boat border. The field is divided in to four compartments each containing a large shrub like design and also two guls of Turkmen form. The border is of a large scale. The field colour is a soft rose madder.

The rug is in good condition with some wear and medium pile. The rug has very good wool and also retains the original long kilims at both ends. There are a few spots of foundation showing along with an old repair and small dark stain, these can be seen in the images.

A very good collectable Baluch rug.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: D-0124.
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ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG WITH REPEAT DESIGN, COMPLETE ...

Item Ref
R-1607

Size: 5ft 10in x 3ft 5in (178 x 104cm).

Antique Baluch rug, with interesting repeat design to the field.

Circa 1900.

A very nice Baluch rug, with muted earthy colours, the rug is complete with full kilims at both ends.

Very even wear with medium pile, there is corrosion to the olive brown field.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1607.
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ANTIQUE TIMURI BALUCH MAIN CARPET, OUTSTANDING COLOUR, ...

Item Ref
H-085

Size: 9ft 0in x 5ft 7in (275 x 170cm).

Antique Timuri Baluch main carpet of small size.

2nd half 19th century.

A really outstanding small Timuri main carpet, beautifully drawn with a superb star main border.

Superb colour through out with great blues, soft reds and highlights in yellow and ivory.

The best long kilim ends I have seen, decorated with floated weft work

Even wear with good pile, some corrosion, slight heavy wear to bottom left hand corner, kilim end backed and conserved.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-085
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ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG OF SMALL SIZE, WITH ...

Item Ref
H-070

Size: 4ft 11in x 3ft 3in (149 x 99cm).

Antique Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan, probably Timuri tribe. A rug of desirable small size.

Circa 1880.

A superb Baluch rug with a fine diamond lattice design in alternate rows of madder red. The large scale border is of classic Baluch 'boat' design on an ivory ground.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight wear and good pile. The rug has very good wool and also retains the original kilims at both ends, these have weft work decoration.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-070.
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ANTIQUE BALUCH TREE OF LIFE PRAYER RUG, ...

Item Ref
H-292

Size: 5ft 4in x 2ft 10in (162 x 86cm).

Antique Baluch camel ground prayer rug with tree of life design that is typical of the Baluch of Khorasan.

Circa 1900.

The rug is beautifully drawn with a tree of life and has excellent colour, the camel wool ground is very soft. The rug retains the original kilim end finishes at both ends. The rug has an inscription, possibly a date in the mihrab. The main border is of the Baluch boat design. Note the hands with stars in the hand placements either side of the mihrab.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight even wear, and good pile.

The rug has been hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: H-292.
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ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG WITH COMPARTMENT DESIGN, SOFT ...

Item Ref
SR-001

Size: 6ft 2in x 3ft 3in (187 x 98cm).

Antique Baluch rug with four compartments. A Baluch rug with good traditional Baluch colours with a traditional Baluch curled leaf border.

Circa 1900.

A good Baluch rug with interesting design, the colour combinations work very well, the use of ivory high lights gives the rug a lighter feel. The rug has an inner and outer border in the curled leaf design.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. There is slight corrosion to the blacks as one would expect. The rug has excellent soft wool.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: SR-001.
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ANTIQUE TIMURI BALUCH RUG OF SCARCE DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
AOR-046

Size: 6ft 3in x 3ft 5in (190 x 103cm).

Antique Timuri Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan with scarce design.

Circa 1900

This is an outstanding example of type, woven on fine cotton warps with very soft fine wool. Note the numerous small goats that can be found through out the rug.

Outstanding condition with vey slight even wear and full pile, the rug has been wall hung for many years, hence its outstanding condition.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is very similar to Plate 20 in the now very rare book “Rugs of the Wandering Baluchi” by David Black and Clive Loveless.

Stock Number: AOR-046.
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ANTIQUE PERSIAN BALUCH RUG, DIAMOND LATTICE DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-879

Size: 5ft 3in x 3ft 3in (160 x 100cm).

Antique Persian Baluch rug from Eastern Persia.

Circa 1900.

A good Baluch rug with a diamond lattice design in alternate rows of indigo blue and madder red. The large scale border is of classic Baluch 'boat' design.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. The rug has very good wool and also retains part of the original kilim at the top end.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-879.
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ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG WITH LATTICE DESIGN, CAMEL ...

Item Ref
R-1085

Size: 6ft 8in x 3ft 1in (203 x 93cm).

Antique Baluch rug with lattice design and a camel border.

Circa 1900.

A superb Baluch rug with a lotus leaf lattice design in blue/green and aubergine on a soft madder red field. The border is on a camel wool ground.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. There is slight corrosion to the lotus leaf design. The rug has very good wool and also retains the original kilims at both ends, these have weft work decoration.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1085.
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ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, KHORASSAN REGION, NORTH EAST ...

Item Ref
H-141

Size: 5ft 11in x 2ft 10in (180 x 86cm).

Antique Baluch rug, with lattice design to the field with flower heads or so called 'snowflake' design..

Late 19th century.

A good Baluch rug from the Khorassan region of North East Persia. The rug has a abrashed indigo blue field with a diagonal lattice design. The rug has good piled end finishes in a repeat chevron design.

The rug is in good condition with slight wear and good pile, there is some corrosion to the browns as one would expect in a Baluch of this age.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-141.
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ANTIQUE TIMURI BALUCH PRAYER RUG WITH DOKHTAR-E-QAZI ...

Item Ref
D-0361

Size: 5ft 0in x 3ft 6in (153 x 107cm).

Antique Timuri Baluch prayer rug with 'Dokhtar-e-Qazi' design.

Circa 1900/20.

The rug originates from the border region of Western Afghanistan and Eastern Persia.

Superb colour through out with indigo blues and soft madder reds tones. Note the chevron kilims at both ends.

Slight even wear with good pile, some corrosion to the browns.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: D-0361
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ANTIQUE BALUCH FERDOWS REGION RUG, CAMEL GROUND ...

Item Ref
D-0644

Size: 5ft 4in x 3ft 1in (163 x 95cm).

Antique Baluch rug, these Baluch rugs are known as Arab Baluch from the Ferdows region.

Late 19th century.

The rug has a traditional design unique to this region, the floral tree design is on a camel ground. Note the small birds and other tribal devices.

The rug is in good condition with even wear and medium pile, there is some corrosion as one would expect and a few old repairs.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: D-0644.
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ANTIQUE TIMURI BALUCH RUG OF SINGLE MEDALLION ...

Item Ref
H-270

Size: 6ft 6in x 4ft 2in (197 x 128cm).

Antique Afghan Timuri Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan of single medallion design.

Circa 1880.

A good Timuri Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan, very soft wool and good colours especially the indigo blues and the soft terracotta reds. The rug has a single medallion design which is quite scarce in Timuri weaving. The rug retains its original long kilims at both ends.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. There is slight corrosion to the olive browns.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-270.
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ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG OF LARGER THAN NORMAL ...

Item Ref
AOR-006

Size: 6ft 11in x 4ft 3in (211 x 129cm).

Antique Baluch rug with lattice design. A rug of desirable larger than average size.

Circa 1880.

A superb Baluch rug with a fine latch hook medallion lattice design in alternate rows of different shades of madder red and cochineal on a indigo blue ground. The border is of classic Baluch leaf' design on a madder red ground.

The rug is in good condition with slight wear and good long pile. The rug has very good glossy wool and also retains the original kilims at both ends, these have weft work decoration. There is some corrosion to the olive browns as one would expect. The side bindings have been subject to numerous repairs over the years.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: AOR-006.
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ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, TURKMEN GUL DESIGN, FINE ...

Item Ref
KASC-012

Size: 5ft 10in x 3ft 3in (178 x 100cm).

Antique Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan of small size with a Turkmen gul design.

Circa 1900.

The rug is of a small size and has very soft wool and excellent colour throughout, the red is especially pleasing.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight wear and good pile.

The top end retains the original kilim and end finish.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: KASC-012
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ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, EIGHT POINTED STAR AND ...

Item Ref
KASC-106

Size: 5ft 2in x 3ft 1in (158 x 95cm).

Antique Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan of small size with an eight pointed star and lattice design.

Circa 1900.

The rug is of a small size and has very heavy corrosion giving an interesting visual effect.

The rug is in good condition with even wear and low pile.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: KASC-106
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ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, BOLD MUSHWANI LATTICE DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
KASC-285

Size: 5ft 3in x 2ft 10in (160 x 88cm).

Antique Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan of small size with a bold Mushwani lattice design giving a very striking visual effect.

Circa 1900.

The rug is of a small size and has very soft wool and a floppy handle.

The rug is in good condition with slight even wear and good pile.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: KASC-285
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ANTIQUE BALUCH CAMEL GROUND PRAYER RUG WITH ...

Item Ref
H-017

Size: 4ft 10in x 2ft 11in (147 x 89cm).

Antique Baluch camel ground prayer rug with 'tree of life' design.

Circa 1900..

The rug is beautifully drawn and has excellent colour, the camel wool ground is very soft. The rug retains the original kilim end finishes at both ends. Of particular note are the dates woven in to each of the hand panels.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear, and good pile. There are very slight losses to the kilim ends.

The rug has been hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: H-017.
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ANTIQUE AFGHAN TIMURI BALUCH RUG OF VERY ...

Item Ref
R-865

Size: 4ft 7in x 3ft 3in (140 x 99cm).

Antique Afghan Timuri Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan.

Circa 1880.

A good Timuri Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan, very soft wool and good colours especially the bright indigo blue in the stars. The rug has a very unusual design of a grid of squares each containing a star. The rug retains its original long kilims at both ends.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. There is slight corrosion to the olive browns.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-865.
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OLD BALUCH PRAYER RUG, TIMURI 'DOKHTAR-E-QAZI' DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-1329

Size: 4ft 10in x 3ft 4in (148 x 102cm).

Old Baluch prayer rug in the 'Dokhtar-e-Qazi' style, meaning 'daughter of the judge'.

Circa 1920/30.

The rug is beautifully drawn with rich colours that include small highlights in silk. The is complete with the original kilim end finishes at both ends.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear, and good pile.

The rug has been hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: R-1329.
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OLD BALUCH PRAYER RUG, TREE OF LIFE, ...

Item Ref
H-177

Size: 4ft 1in x 2ft 7in (124x 78cm).

Old Baluch camel ground prayer rug with tree of life on a camel ground.

Circa 1920/30.

The rug is beautifully drawn with a tree of life and has excellent colour, the camel wool ground is very soft.
Note the small animals throughout the field and also the two camels with riders at the base. The rug retains the original decorated long kilim end finishes at both ends.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear, and good pile.

The rug has been hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: H-177.
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ANTIQUE BALUCH MAIN CARPET OF MUSHWANI DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
MS-002

Size: 10ft 0in x 5ft 5in (304 x 164cm).

Antique Baluch main carpet with classic Mushwani design.

Circa 1900.

A good small size main carpet with unusual camel colour, the border design is also of interest. The main field design is the classic Mushwani latch hook design in indigo blue. The carpet retains the original short kilims at both ends. Note the unusual design in white in each corner of the field.

Slight even wear, heavier in places with medium pile. The wool is very soft and glossy, this is typical for Mushwani weavings.

Hand washed and ready for use or display. The carpet is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: MS-002.
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ANTIQUE TIMURI DOKHTAR-E-QAZI PRAYER RUG, CIRCA 1880. ...

Item Ref
W-002

Size: 4ft 7in x 3ft 6in (140 x 106cm).

Antique Timuri prayer rug by the Dokhtar-e-Qazi sub tribe of Western Afghanistan.

Circa 1880.

The rug is a classic example of a Dokhtar-e-Qazi prayer rug, the literal translation is 'Daughter of the Judge'. The rug has a dark indigo blue ground decorated with a all over lattice design of small shrubs in madder red. The mihrab at the top of the rug is of the traditional design for this type of prayer rug. note the small boteh either side of the mihrab.

The rug is in fair condition with even wear and medium pile, there is some corrosion and a few old repairs. The ends are complete but the sides have been slightly reduced in width. This is reflected in the price.

The rug has been hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: W-002.
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ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG WITH MINA KHANI DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
H-281

Size: 6ft 8in x 3ft 1in (203 x 95cm).

Antique Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan / Eastern Persia. A Baluch rug with a mina khani design on a dark indigo blue field.

Circa 1900.

A good Baluch rug with a mina khani type floral design, surrounded by the large boat border. The colours are excellent with madder red, ivory, aubergine and abrashed dark indigo blue.

The rug is in good condition with slight even wear and good pile. There is some corrosion to the blacks.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: H-281.
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ANTIQUE AFGHAN BALUCH RUG WITH TIMURI DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-1377

Size: 6ft 8in x 3ft 9in (203 x 115cm).

Antique Baluch rug, with traditional design often found in both Timuri and Yaqub Khani weavings.

Circa 1900.

A very nice Baluch rug, with a very pleasing detailed compartment design.

Superb wool quality, excellent soft red field colour, with good blues and ivory highlights. The border is of one of the scarcer designs.

Very slight even wear with almost full pile, very soft wool, some corrosion to the browns as one would expect.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1377.
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ANTIQUE BALUCH PRAYER RUG, CAMEL GROUND WITH ...

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R-1342

Size: 5ft 3in x 2ft 8in (160 x 82cm).

Antique Baluch camel ground prayer rug with interesting Turkmen inspired design.

Circa 1900.

The rug is beautifully drawn and has excellent colour, the camel wool ground is very soft. The rug retains the original decorated end finishes at both ends. Of particular note are the double amulet designs in each of the hand panels. The side finish bindings in small bands of different colours are also of note.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear, and good pile.

The rug has been hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: R-1342.
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ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG WITH BOTEH DESIGN, DIAGONAL ...

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AOR-004

Size: 5ft 0in x 3ft 0in (153 x 93cm).

Antique Baluch rug with all over boteh design. A rug of desirable small size.

Circa 1880.

A superb Baluch rug with a fine boteh design in madder red on an indigo blue ground. A feature of this rug is the diagonal row of white flowers, this is most unusual. The rug is of fine weave with excellent wool. The rug retains its original flat weave end finishes which are decorated with weft work. The main border is very well drawn .

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight wear and good pile.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: AOR-004.
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OLD AFGHAN BALUCH RUG WITH REPEAT DESIGN ...

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MS-014

Size: 5ft 8in x 3ft 0in (173 x 92cm).

Old Afghan Baluch rug with a repeat hooked medallion design.

Circa 1920.

The design is in diagonal lines of different colour, not the small white flowers. The field is a dark indigo blue with some lighter bands. The border is of a classic Baluch design. This is a very well made rug with a firm handle that will stand up to heavy use.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and good pile.

The rug is suitable for heavy domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: MS-014.
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ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG WITH STAR & GUL ...

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AFMS208

Size: 5ft 2in x 2ft 7in (156 x 79cm).

Antique Baluch rug of charming small size, the design is four large guls each containing an eight pointed star, it is likely that the rug was woven by the Yaqub Khani sub tribe.

Circa 1900.

The selvedge is four cords overbound in goats hair.

The rug has heavy abrash at one end in a brighter red, this adds to the appearance and charm of the rug.

The rug is in good condition with some wear and corrosion to the blacks.

The pile is medium to low.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: AFMS208
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ANTIQUE AFGHAN BALUCH PRAYER RUG WITH TREE ...

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H-204

Size: 3ft 6in x 2ft 5in (106x 73cm).

Antique Baluch camel ground prayer rug with tree of life on a camel ground, Northern Afghanistan.

Late 19th century.

This is a very sweet small prayer rug with a classic tree of life on a camel ground. The tree is surrounded by an inner border of eight point stars. The hand placements also contain a star design, with two stars on the left and three on the right.

The rug is in good condition with even wear, and medium pile.

The rug has been hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: H-204.
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ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG OF SMALL SIZE WITH ...

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R-1664

Size: 5ft 9in x 2ft 11in (130 x 80cm).

Antique Afghan Baluch rug from Western Afghanistan.

Circa 1900.

A good Baluch rug with a diamond lattice design in alternate diagonal rows of colour, each diamond contains a traditional Baluch design. The rug retains short kilims at both ends.

The rug is in good condition with slight even wear and good pile. The rug has very good wool and is fine with a soft floppy handle.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1664.
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OLD BALUCH RUG WITH REPEAT LATTICE DESIGN, ...

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R-860

Size: 5ft 2in x 2ft 9in (157 x 83cm).

Old Baluch rug with lattice design and a Turkmen influenced border.

Circa 1920.

The rug has a fine repeat lattice design in deep reds and blues with highlights in ivory.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-860.
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ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG WITH TRADITIONAL TIMURI OR ...

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R-1211

Size: 6ft 5in x 3ft 7in (196 x 108cm).

Antique Baluch rug, with traditional design often found in both Timuri and Yaqub Khani weavings.

Circa 1900.

A very nice Baluch rug, with a very pleasing detailed compartment design.

Superb wool quality, excellent soft red field colour, with good blues and ivory highlights.

Very slight even wear with almost full pile, very soft wool, some corrosion to the browns as one would expect.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-1211.
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ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, INTERESTING DESIGN, GOOD COLOUR, ...

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R-55

Size: 6ft 2in x 3ft 5in (187 x 103cm).

Antique Baluch rug with interesting design

Circa 1900

A very nice Baluch rug with one of the less common designs

The rug has very good colour and a well drawn 'curl leaf' border

Good condition with even wear and good pile

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-55
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OLD BALUCH CAMEL GROUND PRAYER RUG WITH ...

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R-1212

Size: 5ft 1in x 3ft 3in (154 x 98cm).

Old Baluch camel ground prayer rug with tree of life design.

Circa 1920.

The rug offers an interesting variation of this well known design, both ends retain the original finishes with weft work decoration.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight wear and good pile.

The rug has been hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic floor use.

Stock Number: R-1212.
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OLD AFGHAN BALUCH CAMEL GROUND PRAYER RUG ...

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MS-103

Size: 4ft 0in x 2ft 6in (122 x 76cm).

Old Afghan Baluch camel ground prayer rug with tree of life design.

Circa 1920.

The rug is well drawn with a tree of life and has excellent colour, the camel wool ground is very soft. The outer border is of the curled leaf design. The rug retains the original long end finishes at both ends. These could easily be trimmed to a shorter length if required.

The rug is in excellent condition with no wear, and full pile.

The rug has been hand washed and ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock number: MS-103
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ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG WITH CAMEL GROUND AND ...

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H-129

Size: 5ft 5in x 3ft 1in (165 x 93cm).

Antique Baluch rug with camel ground, unusual design and old repairs to the field.

Circa 1890.

Stock number: H-129.
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OLD BALUCH RUG WITH LATTICE DESIGN, INTERESTING ...

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H-073

Size: 5ft 8in x 3ft 2in (172 x 97cm).

Old Baluch rug with floral lattice design and interesting border.

Circa 1920.

Stock number: H-073.
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ANTIQUE TRIBAL BALUCH RUG WITH SUPERB COLOUR, ...

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MS11-31

Size: 4ft 11in x 2ft 8in (150 x 82cm).

Antique Baluch rug with superb colour.

Circa 1880.

A very good example of a tribal Baluch rug from the 19th century, the camel wool ground is filled with a diagonal lattice of lotus leaves. The light indigo blue used in the design is of the highest quality and shimmers in daylight. The wide border is of the classic Baluch boat design.

The rug has had a hard life as can be seen in the images, the sides and ends are ragged and there is some heavy wear. The rug retains a charm and beauty making it a great display item suitable as a wall hanging. The condition is reflected in the price.

The rug is suitable for very light domestic use.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

Stock Number: MS11-31.
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ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, COMPARTMENT STAR DESIGN, CIRCA ...

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MS11-13

Size: 5ft 3in x 2ft 10in (160 x 87cm).

Antique Baluch tribal rug with compartment design.

Circa 1920.

The rug has a repeat lattice of square compartments each containing a star or floral design. The rug is framed with traditional borders with the middle border being stars.

The rug is in good condition with slight even wear with good pile.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Stock Number: MS11-13.
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