The Intrigue of Baluch Rugs by DeWitt Mallary

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The virtual lecture “The Intrigue of Baluch Rugs” by DeWitt Mallary 10 December 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM is co-sponsored by the New England Rug Society and Textile Museum Associates of Southern California.

Rugs labelled “Baluch” includes pieces from a number of tribal weaving groups in northeast Iran and northwest Afghanistan. To sort them out is one of the intrigues of Baluch rugs.

Bag face, Northeastern Iran, late 19th century. The Textile Museum Collection 2009.24.3. Gift of Joseph W. Fell

This virtual lecture by DeWitt Mallary will present pictures of many of the finest examples of Baluch rugs and bags of various types, and discuss what makes them outstanding. DeWitt Mallary has been a collector Baluch rugs for about 20 years and has written and lectured about Baluch rugs, around the United States and Europe.

More information and registration: The Textile Museum, Rug and Textile Appreciation Morning: The Intrigue of Baluch Rugs

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