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Rugs for the sake of rugs

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  • Ming Chinese silk textile, 15th century
    price:  POR

  • Northwest Persian Kurdish runner fragment with flowering shrubs on a gold ground, very nice color. 2'8"x6'8".
    price:  $350

  • Jaf Kurd bagface with unusual tucked diamond design
    price:  POR

  • Southwest Persian bag with a Jaf-Kurd-like latch-hook diamond design. kilim back preserved.
    price:  $350

  • Baluch balisht, older Sistan type, nice and thin.
    price:  $350

  • 6th- 7th century silk warp-faced textile fragment in the 'International Style' depicting seated Central Asian or Iranian merchants within roundels ornamented with ... read more
    price:  POR

  • larger Jaf Kurd bagface, lots of aubergine, very minimal border.
    price:  POR

  • Baluch bagface with a wonky memling gul.
    price:  $450

  • classy Jaf Kurd bagface, great color and super border, 3 blues, 2 greens, 2 reds, aubergine, etc.. Nice pile rendition of flatwoven ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Baluch balisht with great polychromatic blues, Timuri-esque Khorosan group with sort of a kepse/ashik type of design? nice older borders.
    price:  $450

  • Central Anatolian Konya / Capadocia area rug fragment. Former Kirscheim Collection published in ' Orient Stars ' as 17th century with the ... read more
    price:  $1250

  • Large (5'1" x 8'3" 155x252cm) East Anatolian Yatak with harshang and other ornament (alien cyclopses?)
    price:  $15,000

  • Ladik Prayer Rug with Double-Columns as well as Double Spandrels. Rare and beautiful white ground and exceptional aubergine and red spandrels. circa ... read more
    price:  $4800

  • Super colorful Bashir Central Asian / Middle Amu Darya area carpet. older than most. Worn but more or less complete with an ... read more
    price:  $1150

  • Detail from a so-called 'Golden Triangle' group carpet. Woven arguably in either Northwest Persia or Eastern Anatolia at a time when the ... read more

  • 17th / 18th century Chinese (Gansu or East Turkestan) pile carpet fragment with a classic Ming lotus and peonies vine-scroll design made ... read more
    price:  POR

  • Super soft Qashqai rug, 4'1"x5'0"
    price:  on request

  • South Persian tribal khorjin bag with a large scale boteh design. Looks Khamseh. All nice colors.
    price:  $350

  • Interesting Senneh or related west Persian bagface with Qajar soldiers bearing swords and birds in the corners, nice wool and saturated natural ... read more
    price:  $550

  • worn antique Khorosan Baluch rug with great star border. Diagonal stripes with a pile rendition of flatweave design. corrosive browns.
    price:  $150

  • Crisply drawn Camel Ground Baluch Prayer Rug with elongated stylized hands, depressed warp Khorosan type. Dated Baluch prayer rug, a piece from ... read more
    price:  $1800

  • Boucher-esque Khorosan Baluch rug with Memling tile design. Animals drawn all over the place including the field, border, and even within the ... read more
    price:  $1500

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

  • Large Sistan Baluch khorjin (bagface). Very graphic with saturated natural dyes including aubergine and several green-blue hues.
    price:  $250

  • Kizyl Ayak Turkmen chuval, very old and much larger than most with a great weave, floppy handle, great spacing, and rich saturated ... read more

  • East Anatolian rug fragment, very fine weave and saturated natural color. An exceptionally elegant but battered older example of an iconic type.
    price:  $300

  • Baluch Camel Ground Prayer Rug, fantastically soft wool (just ask the moths!) saturated madder red. Great tactile quality. Good drawing with interesting ... read more
    price:  $550

  • Detail from an early (Jufti knotted type) Herat / Khorasan carpet. Safavid era, circa 1600.
    price:  POR

  • classiacal Turkish Ushak carpet fragment
    price:  $165 cheap!

  • really nice Persian village mat or poshti, probably Hamadan, 1'11"x3'0". All vegetal dyes.
    price:  SOLD

  • Very Old Central Asian / Uzbek small main carpet with crosses in octagons. Great diverse color and an amazing border of a ... read more
    price:  Overpriced / too much

  • 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

  • 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

  • Ersari Turkmen chuval with mina-khani design. An early version of this type with two shades of insect pink, silk, two or three ... read more
    price:  $750

  • Baluch balisht with polychromatic blue abrash. 2'2"x2'9".
    price:  $250

  • 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:  On request

  • Small format Bergama area Turkish rug with an intriguing design related to both sumaks and some yastiks. Squarish shape and nicely drawn ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Sistan Baluch chanteh with Turkmen references. Great green brindled warp using wool and darker animal hair.

  • Chinese rug with bats and 'shòu' symbol 壽 . Very soft wool pile. Probably Beijing early 20th century - 1920s. Tres chic. ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Art Deco Chinese rug with foliage and butterflies. 3'8"x5'10"
    price:  $450

  • Mongol era silk lampas weave textile fragment. 13th century. Could have been woven anywhere from Il-Khanid Iran to Yuan China but likely ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • small symmetrically knotted Baluch rug. The field design is composed of a repeat made up from the tendrils of harshang blossoms (blossoms ... read more
    price:  $400

  • Minakhani fragment, late 18th century / circa 1800. Khorasan jufti knotted type a rare yellow ground. Worn but majestic. Size is 33'x75'
    price:  $1500

  • Baluch Runner, great natural colors, woven like a giant long bagface with a repeat mosaic like pattern of eight-pointed stars in a ... read more
    price:  $1250

  • Very soft Baluch large balisht (poshti) from Khorossan, has a few knots of blue cotton, all good colors with polychromatic blue and ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Small Baluch prayer rug. Several features more typically associated with 'Timuri' varriants but with a camel instead of a blue ground. Nice ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Baluch octagon star bag with a great animal train. Very moody
    price:  SOLD

  • Tekke Turkmen tent band fragments. Very nice color, a little bit of silk. Available as a pair or individualy. Size= 8.5"x68" each
    price:  SOLD