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  • Baluch camel ground prayer rug with animals, abstracted shrubs, and a Shi'a inscription that reads, 'Allah, Muhammad, Ali, Hassan, Hussein' kilim ends
    price:  on request

  • Baluch octagon star bag face with animal trains and copious silk highlights. 28"x24" This piece has a great presence and displays well. Some ... read more
    price:  $1500

  • Larger than normal Baluch rug with unusual geometric botehs arranged in a subtle but sophisticated repeat creating graphic diagonal negative space that ... read more
    price:  $850

  • Baluch rug with serrated ashik-like tile design and a leaf border. Several blues, nice color in general. Goat hair side selvedge. 3'6"x6'3"
    price:  $450

  • Bijar directional niched or prayer rug. Unusual format, great color. 3'10"x4'10"
    price:  contact...

  • Squarish shaped camel ground Baluch prayer rug, probably Zabol area, Sistan and Baluchistan, Southeast Persia, nice thing, 2'8"x3'4"
    price:  $450 contact...

  • Tall camel ground Baluch prayer rugs with copious silk highlights, some damage at the top, beautiful flatwoven ends which have been reattached. ... read more
    price:  inexpensive more info...

  • Baluch bird bag face with green and blue birds with polka dots. Super plush, soft, fluffy wool. Very appealing. But it now or ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Greek island embroidery, section of a cuff with an Italianate oak leaf and acorn meander. Probably Ionian Islands, Corfu? or Lefkada?, Northwest Greece, ... read more
    price:  For more info...

  • Velvety Khorosan Baluch bird bag. 5x5 birds, great condition. Available now or at arts rug show in San Francisco next month. link
    price:  For more info...

  • Baluch camel ground prayer rug with large ashik like design, black animal hair weft, tight thick weave, condition is quite messed up ... read more
    price:  $350

  • Super soft Qashqai or Khamseh rug, 4'1"x5'0"
    price:  more info...

  • Classic East Anatolian Malatya area bag with an unusual eight-pointed star in octagon design. Pearl roundels? (Probably not but it is reminiscent)
    price:  $350 more info...

  • Dokhtar-i Qazi prayer rug published in Hali 53, exhibited in the 1990 icoc rug fair. One of several top quality Baluch pieces ... read more
    price:  For info contact

  • Quarky Southwest Persian Qashqai bagfaces, soft wool, diverse color. Rounded top of central diamond, concaved bottom.
    price:  SOLD

  • East Anatolian Kurdish yastik. This pieces uses several talismanic knots of either horse or possibly human hair in areas of the bottom. ... read more
    price:  $450

  • Ottoman embroidery fragment with classical drawing, likely 17th century, 3'6"x1'6"
    price:  $3200

  • 'Der thrakische Silberschatz aus Rogosen Bulgarien' German text published in Bulgaria with copious color and black and white plates of gold and ... read more
    price:  $20 plus shipping

  • Kirshehir yastik. Fantastic purple, indigo sulphonic
    price:  $750 plus postage

  • Makri rug with double cartouche field.
    price:  POR

  • East Anatolian Kurdish divan cover. Red-wefted group with great color including slate blues and greens, salmon, and good. fragmented into three pieces, ... read more
    price:  POR

  • Starburst Caucasian Zeichur rug with a dark corroded ground, very colorful with a sculptural effect.
    price:  $850

  • Baluch star bag with polychromatic blue, a blue-green and cinnamon ground. Looks older than most but worn.1 knot of cotton in lower ... read more
    price:  $250

  • Shahsevan (or South Persian?) banded jajim with designs drawn in float technique. 3'6"x5'8"
    price:  $300

  • colorful fluffy Jaf Kurd bagface. Super soft wool, borders cut top and bottom. Nice thing. 23"x 38" /
    price:  $200

  • Yomut Turkmen asmalyk, nice greens and blues with subtle drawing eccentricities. Cotton in the weft throughout.
    price:  Reasonable

  • Small cinnamon ground Baluch rug with a 'scorpion' boteh field.
    price:  $500

  • Caucasian sumak rug
    price:  On request

  • Old East Anatolian rug fragment, likely Kurdish
    price:  POR

  • Bashir or Uzbek rug with an ikat design (ak kymak). Fragmented, mounted, and conserved, 3'1"x4'5"
    price:  $850

  • Symmetrically knotted Baluch rug with a Mushwani type diamond design. Some wear and old attempts at restoration. Dynamic and fun with nice ... read more
    price:  $450

  • Worn and whipped rare red-ground Timuri type Baluch rug with a Saryk border. Madder red ground with cochineal highlights. Squarish shape.
    price:  I don't even know any more

  • Camel ground Sistan Baluch balisht with crisply drawn ashiks.
    price:  $250

  • Baluch flatwoven sofreh, camel-ground with a field of repeat abstracted trees. a couple of silk highlights. Nice ends with some weft float. ... read more
    price:  $550

  • Small Baluch flatwoven salt bag
    price:  $250

  • Oldest of this type around. Large Kizyl Ayak Turkmen chuval, very old with a great weave, floppy handle, great spacing, and rich ... read more
    price:  $500

  • Tekke ensi fragment with good age and some very interesting features.
    price:  $250 + shipping

  • Kirghiz fragment found in Tibet, older than any Kirghiz piece I've seen with an ancient aesthetic. ... It appears to be quite ... read more
    price:  more than most sane people would pay... a lot... approaching ransom

  • Tekke Turkmen tent band fragment. Nice narrow one, 8.5"x75".
    price:  $850

  • Timuri Baluch bagface with shrubs in a lattice, super polychromatic blue.
    price:  SOLD

  • Very Old Central Asian / Uzbek main carpet with crosses in octagons. Great saturated and diverse color with an amazing border of ... read more
    price:  On request

  • Joft-knotted Khorosan / Herat minakhani fragment, circa 1800 or a little earlier, cotton warp, wool weft group, fantastic drawing and color. It ... read more
    price:  $650

  • Armenian Lenkoran fragment inscribed 'Lusinia Tanielov in the year 1903'. 3'9"x6'0"
    price:  $1800

  • Masculine Sevan? Kazak, worn but actually quite a nice antique rug with personality, color, and a nice handle. 4'4"x7'4"
    price:  $850

  • Large (5'1" x 8'3" 155x252cm) East Anatolian Yatak with harshang and other ornament (alien cyclopses?)
    price:  $8,700

  • Northwest Persian Kurdish rug with a star border and 'Memling gul'design
    price:  POR

  • Bergama area Anatolian Turkish rug, an early rendition of this uncommon type with saturated color and open drawing, silk knots in the ... read more
    price:  $5500

  • Unusual Baluch prayer rug with dark natural undyed camel wool and saturated natural dyes. An eccentric rendering of a classic design type ... read more
    price:  $850