2'8 x 4'10 Hand-Knotted Afghan Baluch "Tree of Life" Rug
|Type||Accent Rug, Prayer Rug|
|Approximate Size||3′ × 5′|
|Period||Antique, Late 19th/ Early 20th Century|
|Fringe/End Finish||Natural Warp, Kilim Skirt|
|Selvedges/Side Finish||Plain Woven|
|Pattern||Geometric, Tree of Life|
- significant wear, loss, and loose threads to pile, fringes, and selvedges; loss is heaviest to brown wool due to corrosive dye usage; broken, loose, and fraying weave along selvedges; reinforcement stitching present at one fringe end; discoloration and soiling throughout; warping and irregularities to shape.