005: Antique Mina Khani Baluch Rug

return to our site The Baluch Baluch refers to a people that span from eastern Iran, into western Afghanistan and reaching throughout Pakistan and into the Punjab state of India. They are composed of many distinct groups that share common language, culture and customs. Traditionally they were mostly nomadic but currently many have adapted to settled life. The highest quality weaving,Continue reading “005: Antique Mina Khani Baluch Rug”

003: Afshar Masnad

return to our site A Special Seat A masnad rug would be spread on top of another rug as a special seat for the most respected guest upon their visit. The majority of masnads are woven to accommodate one person, although sometimes they would be larger, potentially for a bride & groom. This seating tradition continued until the 19thContinue reading “003: Afshar Masnad”