Oriental Rugs Glossary
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Herat Belouch (also: "Herat Balouch") are tribal/nomadic rugs. Herat is the capital of the the province Herat at the river of Heri-Rud. Herat, in ancient Greece called "Aria" was founded by Alexander the Great in the 7th century. Today the province and the city of Herat belong to Afghanistan. The best quality of Herat Belouch are the ones made by the real Belouch tribes in the area of Sistan.