Balouch Rug 202cm x 105cm / 6’7” x 3’5”


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Balouch rugs woven by Nomad Tribes are soft and pliable, often dark rugs with backgrounds of dark red, dark brown or navy blue and contrasting highlights in white or ivory, yellows and oranges.

Also known as Belouch or Baluchi rugs.
Balouch rugs are woven by the Nomads in the Herat, Farah, Badghis and Faryab Provinces of Western Afghanistan.
The hand knotted yarn used in making these rugs come from a local sheep which has very fine fleece, hence the soft and pliable handle.
Baluchi rugs are known for their resilience and have a sense of age and history behind them, the design in each rug being unique.
Balouch rugs have a dark hue, the backgrounds are often either dark red, dark brown or navy blue with contrasting highlights in white or ivory and yellows and oranges.

Origin Western Afghanistan / Nomadic Tribes weavers
Style Balouch Rug
Pile Hand Spun Wool
Warp/Fringe Hand Spun Wool
Hand-Knot type Nomads Baft
Knot count (42/42)-176,000-200,000 knots per square meter
Pile depth / Rug thickness 4mm/8mm