This bag face has many features typically attributed to genuine tribal weavings in the ‘Baluch’ tradition.
The wool is outstanding. The pile is thick and has a rich, lustrous tactile quality.
The colors are from natural dye sources.
The tonality of the piece is somber, again, in the traditional of genuine tribal weaving from the region.
The palette, however, is exceptionally varied and wide-ranging.
The colors include an indigo-blue, a greenish-blue, madder red, a brownish-red, aubergine, burgundy and very restrained use of ivory.
Condition: The piece is slightly reduced at the ends and sides, although a small portion of the original plaited selvedge in camel or goat hair has survived.
There are several small areas of old moth damage at the bottom of the central, field square.
A portion of the original animal hair attachment has also survived.
With the exception of the moth damage, the pile is full.