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Rugs for the sake of rugs

  • Large Sistan Baluch khorjin (bagface). Very graphic with saturated natural dyes including aubergine and several green-blue hues.
    price:  $300 plus shipping

  • East Anatolian Kurdish rug with saturated madder-red ground and matching red weft. Great color with green, sky-blue, golds and ox-blood. Several condition ... read more
    price:  on request

  • Central Anatolian Konya long rug, beautiful color and texture, very fragmented and worn. Former Charles Lave collection, Inv#C-136. Nice use of abrash, ... read more
    price:  on request

  • Chinese Ningxia throneback with a double crane roundel surrounded by clouds. 18th century type with remarkable wool and great condition.
    price:  on request

  • lush velvety Tekke Turkmen main carpet with rounded guls. fragmented at sides, missing a border.
    price:  SOLD

  • Tang Dynasty silk fragment with a large composite dragon in a pearl roundel. Central China, 8th century. An unusually rendered dragon perhaps ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • 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

  • Baluch shrub bagface with fiery ochre and polychromatic blues. Shrubs here are in a lattice. Glossy wool. All great vegetal dyes. 21"x19"
    price:  SOLD

  • Bashir / Ersari ? Middle Amu Darya bannded chuval, silk highihgts, fragmented at the sides with some vissible old repair. Nice colors, ... read more
    price:  $950

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

  • Yomut Chuval, Former David Reuben piece published in 'Gols and Guls 2' as plate 35 with description reading... "Yomut Family Juval 72x125 (2'6"x4'1") ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Bulgarian embroidery, late Ottoman or early independence period (19th century). Silk highlights with a crisp design. Very charming!
    price:  $160

  • Indo-Isfahan Carpet, second half of the 17th century. Worn and with several generations of scattered repairs but complete. Apx. 8'x18'
    price:  $11,000

  • Baluch Rug with hexagonal tile field pattern. Very soft and pliable blanket-like handle. Poly-chromatic blue and open drawing with an abstracted animal, ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Crazy Baluch octagon star bag with animals. Tribal khorjin from Khorosan with an eccentric take on a classic Baluchi type. Very colorful ... read more
    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:  $550

  • 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

  • South Persian Bagface, super soft lustrous wool with a great handle. Shrubs in lattice design based on classic Garden Carpet design. The ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Ersari or Uzbek rug with an ikat (ak kymak) design. Fragmented, mounted, and conserved.
    price:  $850

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

  • Blasted but Beautiful Ersari / Middle Amu Darya ikat inspired Central Asian chuval. Rough condition but old and thin with a soulful ... read more
    price:  $350 plus shipping

  • Huge Turkmen Chuval, probably Ersari but also perhaps on the Kizyl Ayak spectrum. This is a very large ultra meaga chuval, one ... read more
    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:  expensive, please ask if interested

  • Classic Kizyl Ayak Chuval with a blank elem. Tight weave, soft wool,floppy handle, glossy sheen. Published in Hali 148 'Kizil Ayak & ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Konya fragment, Excellent Color. Fragment= 12"×29" mount= 15"×31"
    price:  $750

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

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

  • 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