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Vintage Hand-Knotted Persian Baluch Wool Area Rug

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A vintage hand-knotted Persian Baluch area rug. This wool pile rug is rendered in a variegated palette of madder red, rose, indigo, sage, midnight blue, and ivory. The field features an allover mina khani pattern of polyagonal medallions with floral centers and sawtooth edges, arrow and diamond designs, and hooked geometric forms flanking each short end of the field. Framing the field are compound borders featuring rosette, stylized S, animal head, and reciprocal motifs in complementary colorways. The rug is finished with overcast barber pole selvedges and wool warp fringe. A label to the reverse reads “Made in Iran”.

Type: Area Rug
Materials: Wool
Manufacturing Process: Handmade
Approximate Size: 3′ × 6′
Origin: Iran
Brand: Unknown
Period: Vintage
Style: Pile
Fringe: Natural Warp
Selvedges: Hand Overcast
  • Please note, this is an item that may be especially difficult to move and/or transport. Unless the shipping option is selected, the winner is responsible for bringing appropriate assistance, vehicle, proper materials, and any necessary tools to pickup.


- fringe shows wear and dye bleed at knots; fraying to selvedges; abrash.


43.0" W x 0.25" H x 71.0" D

- approximately 3.6’ W x 5.9’ D.

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