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Baluch Rug, Eastern Persia

Baluch rug from eastern Persia circa 1900 Size:257 c 107cm Baluchi rugs have traditionally been recognised by a distinctively rich dark palette so evident in this fine piece. Rug nomenclature changes and whilst the term Baluchi is still generally used, many such rugs are now attributed to other groups in the area. This type, associated with the market centre of Torbat-i-haydari,...
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Fachralo Kazak Rug, Southern Caucasus

Fachralo Kazak rug from the southern Caucasus circa 1880 Size: 158 x 113 cm

One the great classical designs that features prominently in 19th century Caucasian weaving is the so called ‘Fachralo’ design. It is found in coarser and longer pile Kazak rugs from the southern Caucasus and incorporates a very specific central medallion motif (a diamond...
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