"Baloutchistan Old Rug, 98 Cm X 143 Cm, Early 20th Century"Balouch prayer rug, wool on hand knotted wool and natural colors, early twentieth century in very good condition, slight signs of wear. These carpets are and were knotted by the nomadic Baluchi tribes in Afghanistan, Russia and Central Asia, sheep wool but also enormously with the ecru wool camel, these carpets are often dark and dull but also very clear as our model. The decor is geometric, on the whole set including the Mihrab, which indicates the Quibla, the direction of the Kaaba in Mecca.
Width: 98 cm ( 38,5 inches ) x Length: 143 cm ( 56 inches )
This carpet has been cleaned professionally and ecologically.
The term Kazak is used generically to classify a group of heterogeneous carpets from various areas of the Caucasus.The Kazak of the nineteenth century were knotted entirely in wool, it was long velvet carpets and bright and large drawings colorful geometric type depending on the area of production.At the course of the twentieth century, we rediscovered the beauty of both colors and original and fanciful drawings, always made from memory by women who passed them from mother to daughter, transmitting over the centuries this great tradition.That is how the Caucasian carpets began to be appreciated and more and more sought after by amateurs and collectors until reaching remarkable prices and to conquer a position of first order in the panorama of carpets Oriental