saddle rug

 
Culture
Baluchi people
Creation date
Materials
wool
Dimensions
24 x 26 in. | 61.0 x 66.0 cm.
Credit line
Colonel Jeff W. Boucher Collection
Accession number
1996.33
Collection
Not Currently On View

This finely woven saddle rug has eight borders, an unusual number for an object of this type.

Various interesting motifs fill the dark blue field of the rug. Half-stepped medallions point towards the central diamond, while the four feather or leaf forms with arrows protrude outward.

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