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Rugs for the sake of rugs

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

  • Small Chinese Ningxia rug with bats, cloudbands, and knot designs. Great design and drawing. size is 21"x35"
    price:  on request

  • Anatolian rug with archaic classical Holbein references. 18th century, probably East Anatolian Kurdish but with a palette reminiscent of Karaman area things. ... read more
    price:  $4500

  • 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

  • Older Ersari Turkmen chuval
    price:  $1800

  • Old Antique Central Anatolian kilim fragment, mounted and conserved, nice graphics and weave. 33" x 108". Traces of purple 'mosque ink'.
    price:  $1000

  • Karapinar / Mut / South central Anatolian kilim. Great colors woven on dark warp. Good age. 30" x 108"
    price:  $900

  • Antique Baluch Rug with rosettes in a lattice. All narural colors. 89x 152 cm(35''x60'' inches)
    price:  $150 plus shipping

  • East Anatolian Kurdish Rug with Memling Guls. Probably 18th century with a rich, diverse and moody color palette, exceptional wool and ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • 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

  • Two fragments of an exceptional 18th century blue-ground Bergama area rug with a curled tendril palmette border. Each approximately 2'6"x2'6".
    price:  SOLD

  • East Anatolian Divan Cover. Red-wefted group, fragmented into three pieces, Super colors, Older than most.
    price:  $2400

  • Classical Ottoman medallion Ushak fragment. 16th/ 17th century. Size is 52"×39".
    price:  $3750

  • 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:  $1800

  • Kuba pile rug with a harshang palmette design more typically seen in sumak rugs. Great color and design.
    price:  SOLD

  • Central Anatolian Memling gul rug fragment, very nice colors.
    price:  SOLD

  • Camel-Ground Baluch Tree Rug with a central classic type Baluchi tree flanked by two more geometric tree forms and interspersed with a ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • " Timuri " type Baluch prayer rug with a rare pointed mihrab niche flanked by animals. a very unusual Baluchi. Restoration to ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Camel Ground Baluch Rug with Trees, small size, great drawing, perhaps a bit more curvilinear than most with a bite nibbled out ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Yomut or perhaps 'P-Chodor' Asmalyk camel trapping. Very idiosyncratic palette with a deep aubergine and blue-green.
    price:  on request

  • Baluch Bagface, great graphics with a strong central element replacing the more typical star. nice handle and soft wool. cut on the
    price:  SOLD

  • Very old single-wefted Veramin pile torba / mafrash. Very floppy handle that can drape around a pencil. These pieces are often stiff, ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Early Chinese Ningxia fragment with cloud design. Weft is white animal hair not cotton. Either part of a runner, or based on ... read more
    price:  $2500

  • Turkmen asmalyk, most probably Yomut. Great original condition.
    price:  POR

  • Baluch octagon bag
    price:  SOLD

  • Konya Cappadocia rug fragment, 17th/18th cen. Tile design on a modulated tawny and yellow ground. great color, cool construction, obvious condition issues ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Baluch Camel-ground Poshti, great abrash in the natural camel and soft natural colors including yellow and green. The field displays a rendition ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • 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:  $4500

  • large Anatolian fragment with a Caucasian Dragon Carpet design.
    price:  SOLD

  • Yomut Turkmen chuval with some archaic features.
    price:  SOLD

  • West Anatoian Bergma area Yagcibedir Prayer rug. Color, drawing, condition
    price:  $2800

  • Tekke Chuval with Aina Guls, fine weave, silk highlights
    price:  SOLD

  • Bashir Prayer Rug, nice detailing and drawing of trees and pomegranates. Great wool and color. The top and bottom have been rewoven ... read more
    price:  POR

  • Baluch Bird Rug, all good colors. w. Afghanistan, late 19th cen. Worn with one border torn.
    price:  SOLD

  • Ersari or another Middle Amu Darya Area group trapping with a curled leaf tessellated pattern. Good color and fluffy wool.
    price:  por

  • Anatolian kilim, thin and fine with striped bands with geometric design on a camel ground. mounted and conserved. 22" x 65"
    price:  $2000

  • Central Anatolian kilim with ashik-like devices and very nice colored including modeled greens and blue and a fantastic aubergine. 28" x 115"
    price:  $1500

  • Central Anatolian kilim with camel ground niches. Probably too narrow to be a saf but gives that impression graphically. 26" x ... read more
    price:  $1500

  • Turkmen Torba with Memling guls. Seems somewhere between Ersari and something Eagle, fine weave, great wool and dyes. asymmetrical knot open right, ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Qashqai Sumak Chanteh, The left side uses a light warp while the right uses a dark one which creates a subtle but ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Central Anatolian rug with superior color.
    price:  SOLD

  • Anatolian kilim with stripes and stars. Great Turkish color. mounted and conserved. 50" x 84"
    price:  $1500

  • Single-wefted minakhani Baluch bag in paradoxical condition. An old example with several blues, complete back and great flat-woven top but with a ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Large Tibetan seating square. Excellent natural colors including a fantastic abrashed green and a pink/purple that may be lac or madder. wangden-esque ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Central Anatolian kilim fragment. long strip with great colors on a white ground. Mounted and conserved.
    price:  POR

  • Complete Timuri type Baluch Khorjin Saddle Bag Set. The sides have been opened but the entire piece is complete and in great ... read more
    price:  SOLD, thanks

  • Central Asian Middle Amu Darya Area or Ersari Chuval with an ikat pattern. Crazy drawing with a lot of asymmetry, good color ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Luri Bakhtiari Sumac Panel. Much better than average. Bird Border, very Luristan Bronzish. a green tassel is attached to the front upper-left ... read more
    price:  SOLD