Balischt – definition

An antique Baluch Balischt area rug with diamond lattice design

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An antique Baluch Balischt mat with allover design

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An antique Baluch Balischt in a polychrome striped design on a brown field

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Balischt – Definition

A balischt is a grain or storage bag whose secondary use was as a cushion to sit on or lean against. Over time its use as a cushion has superseded the original use.

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