3'3 x 4'7 Hand-Knotted Persian Baluch Prayer Rug, 1920s
|Type||Accent Rug, Prayer Rug|
|Approximate Size||3′ × 5′|
|Fringe/End Finish||Natural Warp|
|Selvedges/Side Finish||Hand Overcast|
- loss and threadbare areas to pile, with significant uneven wear along center axes of rug; discoloration and abrash to pile; fraying, gaps, and loss of binding to selvedges; complete loss of selvedge at center on both sides of rug, extending into the edge of the pile; both fringe ends have been trimmed, with associated fray and loss of weave to much of outer borders; variation in width and depth; buckling to rug.