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Rugs for the sake of rugs

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

  • Camel ground Baluch rug with geometricized botteh and borders. larger than most Baluch rugs, 3'11"x6'10"
    price:  POR

  • Vivid Saturated Color. Two matching fragments of an Anatolian Yatak, mounted together and conserved. multicolored carnations on a golden-saffron abrashed ground, perfect ... read more
    price:  $4200

  • 20 Christie's London Islamic art catalogs. All in great condition
    price:  $100 for all or $10 each +post

  • 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

  • Hali Magazine, multiple back issues in great condition available from number 53 through more current issues. Excellent rug reference material. All in ... read more
    price:  $15 each, discount for multiples

  • 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

  • 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

  • Ersari? Turkmen Guli-Gul Main Carpet. Wear is pretty much as it appears in the images. One side has significant loss to the ... read more
    price:  $550 plus shipping OBO

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

  • Worn and whipped rare red-ground Timuri type Baluch rug with a Saryk border. Madder red ground with cochineal highlights. Squarish shape.
    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

  • Fabulous Kangxi era Ningxia Chinese rug, circa 1700. 4'5"x6'2". Small format classical Chinese piece with spectacular drawing.
    price:  POR

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

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

  • Ancient minakhani Baluch rug. (price not commensurate with condition)

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

  • Safavid Persian silk sleeve with shrubs and silver metallic clouds, mounted and conserved.
    price:  POR

  • Northwest Persian flatwoven bag. Probably Kurdish. Not quite ' reverse sumak '. One side is flat while the other is more textured. ... read more
    price:  $495

  • 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

  • Caucasian blossom carpet fragment, circa 1700, 57x123cm
    price:  SOLD

  • Baluch rug with super glossy soft wool. Drawn with no main border only a guard. kilim largely preserved, great condition!
    price:  SOLD

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

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

  • 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

  • Turkmen 'Bashir' prayer rug. One from a rare camel ground group with Baluch style trees. a few leaves are drawn with blue ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Luri bagface, soft fluffy wool but with wear
    price:  SOLD

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

  • Colorful older square-shaped Quchan Kurd rug from Khorosan. Aina gul design field, superior color. Condition is... well... um... 'poncho-fied'?
    price:  SOLD

  • Southwest Persian tribal bag, probably Luri or possibly Qashqai. Very soft pile and saturated natural colors. 20"x19"
    price:  SOLD

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

  • 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:  SOLD

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • camel ground Baluch rug. Intriguing design with a border inspired by Shahsevan sumaks. Finely woven but with corrosive browns and obvious wear. ... read more
    price:  SOLD

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

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

  • 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:  SOLD

  • Baluch square field star bag
    price:  SOLD

  • melting Memling gul on a Baluch bagface
    price:  SOLD

  • Kurdish bagface with a Jaf design and a Bijar weave. Highly graphic with a great range of greens but with a pink ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • 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

  • classiacal Turkish Ushak carpet fragment, 17th century
    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