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.
£5,000
| $6,393 USD | €5,721 EUR

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.
£4,950
| $6,329 USD | €5,663 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.
£4,350
| $5,562 USD | €4,977 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.
£2,500
| $3,196 USD | €2,860 EUR

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

Item Ref
H-382

Size: 4ft 11in x 2ft 9in (150 x 83cm).

Antique Baluch camel ground prayer rug a design that is typical of the Sarakh's Baluch of Khorasan.

Late 19th century.

The rug has a well drawn tree of life design and has excellent colour, the camel wool ground is very soft. The rug retains the original banded weft work decorated end finishes at both ends. Note the inner border of stars.

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-382.
£2,500
| $3,196 USD | €2,860 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG WITH MINA KHANI DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
H-462

Size: 7ft 1in x 3ft 3in (216 x 100cm).

Antique Baluch rug from Khorasan province of 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 classic flowering tree border. The colours are excellent with madder red, ivory, aubergine and dark indigo blue. The rug retains its original decorative end finishes at both ends.

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: H-462.
£2,250
| $2,877 USD | €2,574 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH PRAYER RUG WITH UNUSUAL HUMAN ...

Item Ref
H-466

Size: 5ft 4in x 2ft 9in (162 x 85cm).

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

Circa 1880.

The rug is beautifully drawn with a tree of life and has excellent colour, the camel wool ground is very soft. Of particular note is the human figure at the top of the tree just below the mihrab, the hand placements are also filled with large hands. The rug retains part of the original decorated end finishes at both ends.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear, and good pile. There is some wear to the goat hair side bindings and slight losses to the end kilims. The black dyed wool is corroded as one would expect.

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

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: H-466.
£2,250
| $2,877 USD | €2,574 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.
£2,250
| $2,877 USD | €2,574 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.
£2,250
| $2,877 USD | €2,574 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH PRYER RUG OF RARE TYPE, ...

Item Ref
D-0429

Size: 4ft 2in x 2ft 10in (126x 86cm).

Antique Baluch prayer rug of rare form with Turkmen design.

Circa 1880 or earlier.

This rare rug with Turkmen inspired design is considered by Craycraft to be by the Sarakh Baluch. The two vertical rows of large round Turkmen guls appear to be disappearing at the top under the mihrab, giving a three dimensional effect. The minor guls are also of Turkmen design.

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

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

This is a rare rug from a scarce group of weavings, it is very collectible and would make a superb wall hanging.

Stock Number: D-0429.
£2,000
| $2,557 USD | €2,288 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH PRAYER RUG, SCARCE DESIGN ATTRIBUTED ...

Item Ref
D-0512

Size: 4ft 4in x 3ft 1in (132 x 94cm).

Antique Baluch prayer rug of scarce form, attributed to the 'Baluch of Turkestan' by Craycraft.

Circa 1880.

A scarce and colourful Baluch rug, the central panel is of the well known 'tile' design. Other design elements are found in Afghan Sistan Baluch 'Seh (Three) Mihrab' prayer rugs.

The rug is in good condition with even wear, and good pile, with soft glossy wool. The rug retains it original kilim ends with weft work decoration.

The rug is ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-0512.
£1,950
| $2,493 USD | €2,231 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
| $2,493 USD | €2,231 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, UNUSUAL DESIGN WITH SUPERB ...

Item Ref
H-465

Size: 5ft 6in x 3ft 1in (168 x 95cm).

Antique Baluch rug probably from Western Afghanistan. A Baluch rug with outstanding colour with a superb floral border.

Circa 1880.

A superb Baluch rug with a tree design on a dark indigo blue field, the tree is framed by large rosettes. The large scale border is of classic Baluch 'flower' design.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear and good pile. The rug has very good soft wool and superb colour, 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-465.
£1,850
| $2,365 USD | €2,117 EUR

ANTIQUE CAMEL GROUND PRAYER RUG BY THE ...

Item Ref
D-0611

Size: 4ft 7in x 2ft 7in (139 x 79cm).

Antique Timuri / Baluch camel ground prayer rug with unusual Turkmen inspired design, from Western Afghanistan.

Circa 1880.

The natural undyed camel wool really glows in the light and has very subtle changes in colour as you move over the rug. This rug belongs to a small group of weavings with this Turkmen inspired design. Note the large panels at each end in soumak work.

The rug is in good condition with even wear and medium / low pile. There are several small splits where the soumak end panels join the rug, these could easily be repaired. There is also an old small repair just above the centre middle of the rug, this can be seen in the images.

The rug is ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-0611.
£1,750
| $2,237 USD | €2,002 EUR

ANTIQUE TIMURI OR BALUCH RUG, LARGE IVORY ...

Item Ref
D-0127

Size: 5ft 4in x 3ft 6in (163 x 106cm).

Antique Baluch rug from the borders of Western Afghanistan and Eastern Persia, probably Timuri tribe.

Circa 1880.

A superb rug with a diamond lattice design on an indigo blue ground. The large scale ivory border is of classic Baluch 'boat' or 'vine' design is considered to be scarce.

The rug is in excellent condition with even wear and low pile. The rug also retains the original kilims at both ends, these have weft work decoration.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

A scarce and collectible small rug.

Stock Number: D-0127.
£1,750
| $2,237 USD | €2,002 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
| $2,237 USD | €2,002 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.
£1,500
| $1,918 USD | €1,716 EUR

ANTIQUE RUG BY THE BALUCH TRIBES OF ...

Item Ref
D-0200

Size: 5ft 6in x 3ft 1in (168 x 94cm).

Antique Baluch rug from the Khorasan region of Eastern Persia.

Circa 1880.

This is a good rug with a very well drawn lattice containing the 'snowflake' or 'blossom' design, on a dark indigo blue ground. Note the small trees filling the spaces within the lattice at the sides of the field. The main border is an interesting variant of the traditional Baluch 'boat' or 'vine' border. Both ends retain part of the original decorated kilim end finish.

The rug is in good condition with even wear and medium pile, there is some historic wear to the side bindings and the kilim ends.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-0200.
£1,500
| $1,918 USD | €1,716 EUR

ANTIQUE PRAYER RUG BY THE TIMURI OF ...

Item Ref
D-0480

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

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

Circa 1880.

A good blue ground Timuri / Baluch prayer rug with traditional Timuri 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-0480.
£1,500
| $1,918 USD | €1,716 EUR

ANTIQUE BLUE GROUND TIMURI / BALUCH PRAYER ...

Item Ref
D-0481

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

Antique Timuri / Baluch blue ground prayer rug with 'tree of life' design, from Western Afghanistan.

Circa 1880 or earlier.

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. There is some dye corrosion to the brown / blacks.

The rug is ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-0481.
£1,500
| $1,918 USD | €1,716 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG; POSSIBLY TIMURI TRIBES, CAMEL ...

Item Ref
H-463

Size: 4ft 10in x 3ft 2in (148 x 96cm).

Antique Baluch rug with camel ground and tree of life.

Circa 1880.

This fine small Baluch rug has a very well drawn lotus leaf tree on a ground of soft camel wool. The border design and the two cord selvedge point to the possibility that this rug is by the Timuri tribes of Western Afghanistan. The rug retains its original long kilim end finishes at both ends.

The rug is in good condition with slight even wear and good pile. The rug is offered in original condition with slight losses to the kilim ends and a little wear to the side bindings.

The rug has been hand washed and is ready for use or display, the rug is suitable for light domestic use.

A good rug with superb soft wool.

Stock Number: H-463.
£1,500
| $1,918 USD | €1,716 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH OR TIMURI BLUE GROUND PRAYER ...

Item Ref
D-0341

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

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

Circa 1880 or earlier.

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-0341.
£1,500
| $1,918 USD | €1,716 EUR

ANTIQUE TIMURI BALUCH PRAYER RUG, CAMEL GROUND, ...

Item Ref
H-419

Size: 4ft 2in x 2ft 11in (128x 89cm).

Antique Timuri Baluch camel ground prayer rug with Turkmen related design.

Circa 1880.

A good camel ground Timuri Baluch prayer rug with Turkmen related design to the field. The hand placements contain a stylized tree design. The border designs are all associated with the Timuri tribes of Western Afghanistan.

The rug is in good condition with slight even wear, and good pile. The wool is soft to the touch, especially the camel colour. There are a few scattered old repairs.

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

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: H-419.
£1,450
| $1,854 USD | €1,659 EUR

ANTIQUE YAQOUB-KHANI TIMURI PRAYER RUG OF SCARCE ...

Item Ref
MS13-19

Size: 4ft 6in x 2ft 10in (138x 86cm).

Antique prayer rug by the Yaqoub-Khani tribe with a scarce design.

Circa 1900.

This outstanding small prayer rug has the Yaqoub-Khani box design to the field on a dark indigo blue ground. There are very small highlights in green silk through out the rug.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight wear and almost full pile. There is corrosion to the browns.

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

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: MS13-19.
£1,450
| $1,854 USD | €1,659 EUR

ANTIQUE TIMURI / BALUCH PRAYER RUG, CAMEL ...

Item Ref
D-0653

Size: 4ft 3in x 2ft 8in (130x 80cm).

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

Circa 1880.

The rug is beautifully drawn with a 'tree of life' design and has excellent colour, the camel wool ground is very soft. Note that there are in fact three separate 'tree of life' design elements, two to the field and one in the mihrab. The hand placements contain a 'bird head tree' design. The rug has a traditional Timuri 'star' design to the main border. There is a strong probability that this rug is the work of the Timuri tribes. The are a number of small details in silk through out the rug.

The rug is in good condition with even wear and medium / low pile, The rug retains parts of the decorative kilim end finishes at each end, the lower end has extensive weft work decoration. The end kilims show some signs of wear with some losses.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-0653.
£1,450
| $1,854 USD | €1,659 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.
£1,450
| $1,854 USD | €1,659 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.
£1,350
| $1,726 USD | €1,545 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
£1,250
| $1,598 USD | €1,430 EUR

ANTIQUE TIMURI OR BALUCH RUG, WESTERN AFGHANISTAN, ...

Item Ref
D-0249

Size: 5ft 3in x 3ft 9in (160 x 115cm).

Antique Timuri or Baluch rug from the borders of Western Afghanistan and Eastern Persia, probably Timuri tribe.

Circa 1880.

A superb and scarce rug with a repeat diamond design on a rich aubergine ground, the diamonds are in varying shades of madder and indigo. The use of white wool in the border stand out against the rich palette of the rug.

The rug is in good condition with some wear and medium / low pile, there is also some dye corrosion. The rug also retains the original long kilims at both ends, these have a band of weft work decoration.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

A scarce and collectible small rug.

Stock Number: D-0249.
£1,250
| $1,598 USD | €1,430 EUR

ANTIQUE KHORASAN BALUCH, TOTEMIC TREE DESIGN, CIRCA ...

Item Ref
D-0373

Size: 6ft 7in x 3ft 8in (201 x 112cm).

Antique Baluch rug from Khorasan province of Eastern Persia. A Baluch rug with a scarce design on a indigo blue field.

Circa 1890.

The rug has a totemic tree design, with a broad trunk rising upwards, with strong branches reaching out to the sides with flowers and stars. The main border is the classic Baluch meandering vine design.

The rug is in good condition with even wear and medium pile, there is some dye corrosion to the olive browns. The original end kilims exist in places and are a little ragged.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-0373.
£1,250
| $1,598 USD | €1,430 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
| $1,598 USD | €1,430 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH PRAYER RUG, TIMURI / YAQOUB ...

Item Ref
D-0357

Size: 4ft 0in x 2ft 10in (122 x 87cm).

Antique Baluch prayer rug by the Yaqoub Khani sub tribe of the Timuri, with box design on a scarce aubergine coloured ground.

Circa 1880 or earlier.

This is a very unusual and possibly rare Timuri / Baluch prayer rug, the well known box design is on a very rich aubergine coloured ground. The hand placements are of a tree or shrub design. Note the original weft work decorated end panel at the lower end.

The rug is in fair condition with wear in places and medium / low pile. The rug has no repairs and is in original condition. This is a collectable rug that would make a superb wall hanging.

The rug is ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-0357.
£1,250
| $1,598 USD | €1,430 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, TRADITIONAL YAQUAB KHANI DESIGN, ...

Item Ref
R-207

Size: 9ft 4in x 5ft 5in (285 x 164cm).

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 rug is in good condition with even wear and medium pile, slightly lower in a few places, very soft wool with some corrosion to the browns as one would expect. The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

Hand washed and ready for use or display.

Stock Number: R-207.
£1,250
| $1,598 USD | €1,430 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH PRYER RUG, KHORASSAN REGION, UNUSUAL ...

Item Ref
D-0582

Size: 4ft 5in x 2ft 9in (135 x 85cm).

Antique Baluch prayer of interesting design and colour.

Circa 1900.

The rug is by the Baluch tribes of Khorassan region, Eastern Persia. The rug has an all over repeat lotus leaf design on a rusty orange ground, this is a variant of the 'tree of life' design. This is repeated in the hand placements either side of the mihrab. The use of white to highlight the shape of the rugs field is typical of the Khorassan Baluch.

The rug is in good condition with slight even wear, and good pile, with soft glossy wool. The rug retains it original kilim ends at both ends.

The rug is ready for use or display.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-0582.
£1,200
| $1,534 USD | €1,373 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG WITH SCARCE WHITE GROUND ...

Item Ref
R-2268

Size: 5ft 6in x 3ft 3in (167 x 99cm).

Antique Baluch rug, with scarce white ground stripe design.

Circa 1900.

An interesting rug with a design related to those found on Ersari chuval and sleeping rugs. The alternating stripes of white and madder red contain a repeat bar and star design. The border is the classic Baluch boat border.

The rug is in fair condition with wear and medium / low pile, the rug is fine with a soft floppy handle.

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

Stock Number: R-2268.
£1,100
| $1,406 USD | €1,259 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
| $1,406 USD | €1,259 EUR

ANTIQUE YAQOUB KHANI BALUCH RUG, OCTOGEN DESIGN ...

Item Ref
D-0254

Size: 6ft 11in x 4ft 4in (210 x 131cm).

Antique Baluch rug by the Yaqoub Khani sub tribe with octogen medallion design.

Circa 1900.

The rug has four large turreted octogen guls on a rich aubergine coloured ground. Note the traditional Yaqoub Kahani design on a white ground in each of the corners. The rug is framed by multiple traditional Baluch borders.

The rug is in good condition with slight wear and medium pile. The rug retains its original end finishes which are now showing some signs of wear.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-0254.
£1,000
| $1,279 USD | €1,144 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.
£975
| $1,247 USD | €1,115 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG, MAHDAD KHANI TRIBE, FERDOWS ...

Item Ref
D-0591

Size: 7ft 8in x 3ft 11in (234 x 120cm).

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

Circa 1890.

A good Baluch rug with one of the less common designs, two rows of eight large Tekke Turkmen guls on a rich aubergine coloured ground. The large scale design between the guls is typical of these rugs. The border is a well drawn and features the Turkmen 'kochak' design. A very good Turkmen inspired Baluch rug.

The rug is in good condition with even wear, medium pile, very soft wool, there is some wear / damage to the side bindings. (Reflected in the price).

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-0591.
£950
| $1,215 USD | €1,087 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH PRAYER RUG, CAMEL GROUND WITH ...

Item Ref
D-0612

Size: 4ft 0in x 2ft 2in (122 x 66cm).

Antique Baluch camel ground prayer rug of very small size.

Circa 1900.

The rug has a well drawn tree of life design and has excellent colour, the camel wool ground is very soft. The rug retains the original banded weft work decorated end finishes at both ends. Due to the very small size, this rug could have been woven for a child to use.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear, and good pile. The lower end finish shows some signs of wear.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-0612.
£950
| $1,215 USD | €1,087 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH RUG WITH SCARCE REPEAT SMALL ...

Item Ref
H-522

Size: 5ft 6in x 3ft 5in (168 x 105cm).

Antique Baluch rug with repeat small octagon design.

Circa 1900.

This is a very good small Baluch rug, the design is most unusual with rows of small octagons containing a cross design. The alternating colours give the appearance of diagonal stripes. The border is of a traditional Baluch design. The rug has excellent colour with natural dyes and very soft wool.

The rug is in excellent condition with very slight even wear and good pile. There are slight losses to the lower end, the end has been secured.

The rug is suitable for normal domestic use.

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

Stock Number: H-522.
£950
| $1,215 USD | €1,087 EUR

ANTIQUE AFGHAN ADRASKHAN BALUCH RUG WITH 'MUSHWANI' ...

Item Ref
D-0954

Size: 5ft 11in x 3ft 8in (180 x 113cm).

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

Circa 1900/20.

This group of rugs made in Western Afghanistan, south of Herat; by the Baluch nomads. The rug has the traditional Mushwani design in 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, which is a feature of these rugs.

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.

Stock Number: D-0954.
£950
| $1,215 USD | €1,087 EUR

ANTIQUE TIMURI / BALUCH PRAYER RUG, OUTSTANDING ...

Item Ref
D-0646

Size: 4ft 6in x 2ft 10in (138x 86cm).

Antique Timuri / 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 end finishes at both ends. The tree of life is very well drawn with a spacious feel, the mihrab and hand placements both contain a 'bird head tree' design. The border design is typical of Timuri work.

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: D-0646.
£950
| $1,215 USD | €1,087 EUR

ANTIQUE TIMURI / BALUCH PRAYER RUG, BLUE ...

Item Ref
D-0651

Size: 4ft 4in x 3ft 1in (133 x 95cm).

Antique Timuri / Baluch blue ground prayer rug with repeat leaf design.

Circa 1880.

This is a scarce example of a blue ground Timuri rug from Western Afghanistan, with an all over lotus leaf design; the hand placements also contain the leaf design. The squarer shape is an indicator of an early date.

The rug is in fair condition with some wear and corrosion. There are losses to the kilim ends and side bindings.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-0651.
£950
| $1,215 USD | €1,087 EUR

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, animals 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.
£950
| $1,215 USD | €1,087 EUR

ANTIQUE BAHLULI BALUCH RUG, LATTICE DESIGN WITH ...

Item Ref
D-0256

Size: 5ft 4in x 3ft 1in (163 x 93cm).

Antique Afghan Bahluli Baluch rug with a lattice design and ivory ground border.

Circa 1890.

Bahluli Baluch rugs are fairly scarce and originate from the borders of Western Afghanistan and the Khorasan region of eastern Persia. This example has a fine lattice design containing the traditional Bahluli motif, note the small white rosette flower heads at each intersection of the lattice. The main border is a very traditional Bahluli design on a scarce ivory ground.

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

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-0256.
£950
| $1,215 USD | €1,087 EUR

ANTIQUE SALAR KHANI BALUCH RUG, KHORASAN REGION, ...

Item Ref
D-0460

Size: 5ft 0in x 2ft 7in (152 x 79cm).

Antique Salar Khani Baluch rug with turreted gul design.

Circa 1900.

A very nice small Baluch rug, with a design of two rows of six large turreted guls similar in design to those found in Saryk Turkmen weaving. The minor guls are also similar to guls also found in Turkmen weaving. The narrow main border is of interest being a linked star design.

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

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-0460.
£900
| $1,151 USD | €1,030 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
| $1,144 USD | €1,024 EUR

ANTIQUE AFGHAN TAIMANI SISTAN BALUCH, 'SEH MIHRAB' ...

Item Ref
D-5044

Size: 4ft 7in x 2ft 9in (140 x 85cm).

Antique Afghan Sistan Baluch 'Seh (Three) Mihrab' prayer rug.

Circa 1900.

This is a good example of a seh-mihrab (three mihrab) prayer rug by the Taimani Baluch, the rug is well drawn and has wonderful soft colour palette. The Taimani Baluch were semi nomadic in the Sistan Provence of Western Afghanistan, this design of prayer rug is unique to them.

The rug is in excellent condition with slight even wear, and good pile. The rug has very soft wool with long glossy pile; the olive browns are corroded giving a sculpted effect. A very good example of this type of prayer rug.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-5044.
£850
| $1,087 USD | €972 EUR

ANTIQUE MAHDAD KHANI BALUCH RUG, KHORASAN PROVIENCE, ...

Item Ref
D-0409

Size: 5ft 7in x 3ft 1in (170 x 94cm).

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

Circa 1900.

A good Baluch rug with one of the less common designs, a single row of five box medallions surrounded by repeat borders of Turkmen inspired designs. Note the outer 'running dog' white border and the small diagonal stripe corner designs; these are typical of this group of Baluch rugs .

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

The rug would be suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-0409.
£750
| $959 USD | €858 EUR

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
£750
| $959 USD | €858 EUR

ANTIQUE TRIBAL KHORASAN BALUCH RUG, CAMEL WOOL, ...

Item Ref
D-0414

Size: 4ft 9in x 2ft 8in (145 x 82cm).

Antique Khorasan region Baluch rug with a lattice design woven with camel wool.

Circa 1900.

This tribal Baluch rug is of a very rustic form, woven by nomads using the material that they had to hand, camel wool, undyed brown sheep's wool and some dark indigo dyed wool. The lattice design is typical for the region and also associated with the Bahluli nomads. The border is of the well known meandering vine design.

The rug is in good condition with even wear and medium pile, lower in a few places. The rug has a very soft floppy handle.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-0414.
£600
| $767 USD | €686 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH CAMEL GROUND PRAYER RUG WITH ...

Item Ref
D-0372

Size: 4ft 6in x 2ft 8in (137x 82cm).

Antique Baluch camel ground prayer rug with tree of life, from the borders of Western Afghanistan and Eastern Persia.

Circa 1880.

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 which is found in rugs associated with the Timuri and also the Khorassan region.

The rug is in fair condition with uneven wear and medium / low pile, there is heavy wear in places and this is reflected in the price of the rug.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-0372.
£495
| $633 USD | €566 EUR

ANTIQUE BALUCH (TIMURI) PRAYER RUG, CAMEL GROUND ...

Item Ref
D-0923

Size: 5ft 5in x 2ft 10in (165 x 87cm).

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

Circa 1900.

The rug is beautifully drawn with a tree of life and has good colour, the camel wool ground is very soft. The rug has a traditional Baluch design to the main border which is found in rugs from this region. There is a possibility that this rug could be the work of the Timuri tribes.

The rug is in fair condition with uneven wear and medium / low pile, there is heavy wear in places and a few scattered old repairs; this is reflected in the price of the rug.

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: D-0923.
£495
| $633 USD | €566 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.
SOLD

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
SOLD

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
SOLD

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.
SOLD

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.
SOLD

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.
SOLD

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
SOLD

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
SOLD

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.
SOLD

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.
SOLD

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.
SOLD

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.
SOLD

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.
SOLD

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
SOLD

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.
SOLD

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.
SOLD

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.
SOLD

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.
SOLD

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
SOLD

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 PRAYER RUG, CAMEL GROUND WITH ...

Item Ref
H-409

Size: 4ft 4in x 3ft 3in (132 x 99cm).

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

Circa 1900.

The rug is of a small squarish format with a camel ground containing a tree of life design which is interspersed with a unusual box design. The rug has a traditional 'curl leaf' border.

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

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

The rug is suitable for light domestic use.

Stock Number: H-409.
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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 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 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 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.
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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 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.
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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 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 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.
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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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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
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