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  • 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
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  • Baluch square field star bag
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  • melting Memling gul on a Baluch bagface
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  • Shirvan runner with a gold ground, 3'4"x10'1"
    price:  SOLD

  • Ersari trapping with a dyrnak gul design. Excellent condition. Nice color and abrash, 5'0"x1'4" excluding original tassels.
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  • Kurdish bagface with a Jaf design and a Bijar weave. Highly graphic with a great range of greens but with a pink ... read more
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  • Very soft Baluch large balisht (poshti) from Khorossan, has a few knots of blue cotton, all good colors with polychromatic blue and ... read more
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  • Small Baluch prayer rug. Several features more typically associated with 'Timuri' varriants but with a camel instead of a blue ground. Nice ... read more
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  • worn antique Khorosan Baluch rug with great star border. Diagonal stripes with a pile rendition of flatweave design. corrosive browns.
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  • 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
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  • Indo-Isfahan Carpet, second half of the 17th century. Worn and with several generations of scattered repairs but complete. Apx. 8'x18'
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  • Yomut Turkmen igsalyk (spindle bag). Natural colors including cochineal with a distinctive purple-blue that is probably the result of an indigo and ... read more
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  • classiacal Turkish Ushak carpet fragment, 17th century
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  • Small Bashir fragment / patch with interesting drawing and nice color, 1'3"x1'6"
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  • Baluch balisht with polychromatic blue abrash. 2'2"x2'9".
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  • Yomud chuval, older type, older drawing, some condition issues.
    price:  SOLD

  • Baluch 'Mushwani' type bagface with finely embroidered flatwoven fasteners, apx. 21"x25"
    price:  SOLD

  • Large Baluch square field star bag, Great color with both madder red and cochineal.
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  • Baluch rug with a field composed of three octagon star bags, a rare design group of Baluch rugs. Most of this type ... read more
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  • Southwest Persian bagface with a repeat Jaf-like latch-hook diamond field and zig-zag kilim back
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  • Baluch octagon star bag with a great animal train. Very moody
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  • Pair of Baluch 'Timuri' shrub bags
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  • Tekke Turkmen tent band fragments. Very nice color, a little bit of silk. Available as a pair or individualy. Size= 8.5"x68" each
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  • Classical Caucasian Kuba blossom carpet fragment. Great color, drawing, and structure. 2'2"x 3'7"
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  • 寧夏地毯用起重機,寶座回來,18世紀. 非常柔軟的羊毛! 良好的條件 Chinese Ningxia throne-back with a double crane roundel surrounded by clouds. Great imagery,likely 18th century type with remarkable wool and great ... read more
    price:  on request

  • Ersari torba, dynamic drawing and nice colors with a few highlight knots of cochineal silk. Looks like it was made into ... read more
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  • Baluch balisht with radiant reds and glossy wool. Silk highlights in the flatwoven ends. Cochineal used as abrash in the central geometric ... read more
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  • Central Anatolian Konya / Cappadocia rug with colorful Memling guls
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  • Older Afshar bagface with a supple handle, fine weave and great saturated dyes. 2'8"x1'7"
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  • 17th / 18th century Chinese (Gansu or East Turkestan) pile carpet fragment with a classic Ming lotus and peonies vine-scroll design made ... read more
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  • Large Sistan Baluch khorjin (bagface). Very graphic with saturated natural dyes including aubergine and several green-blue hues.
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  • Six Gul Tekke Torba, a great honest earlier example with velvety pile, great wool quality, and color. Obvious condition issues.
    price:  SOLD > thanks!

  • Central Anatolian long rug. Fragmented and mounted. Perhaps Karapinar or Konya. Great color and wool.
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  • Antique Baluch Rug with rosettes in a lattice. All narural colors. 89x 152 cm(35''x60'' inches)
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  • Baluch bagface, very fine weave, floppy handle, silk highlights (dyed with faded fuchsine) 1'10"x1'10"
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  • small Ottoman embroidery. Probably Thrace, 19th century.
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  • small camel-ground Baluch prayer rug with nice spacing and great stylized hands. size= 2'8"x3'8"
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  • Minakhani fragment, late 18th century / circa 1800. Khorasan jufti knotted type a rare yellow ground. Worn but majestic. Size is 33'x75'
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  • Small camel-ground Baluch rug with zoomorphic looking botehs. Very cute piece with some damage but complete. size= 26"x37"
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  • Indian fragments, Mughal era but perhaps from a Decani Carpet, circa 1700 or earlier.
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  • Baluch balisht with great polychromatic blues, Timuri-esque Khorosan group with sort of a kepse/ashik type of design? nice older borders.
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  • small mounted fragment of a Northeast Persian Khorosan carpet. The bird seen on this piece is reminiscent of those seen on a ... read more
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  • white-ground Baluch balisht with a repeat 'comb' design. a strange blend of elegance and barbarism. This is a former Basha piece. There ... read more
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  • Tekke ensi with animal tree drawing and 2-1-2 candelabra. Old but problematic, fragmented and cut on the sides. Madder is depleted. Still ... read more
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  • 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
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  • Super colorful Bashir Central Asian / Middle Amu Darya area carpet. older than most. Worn but more or less complete with an ... read more
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  • Yomut Turkmen chuval, Great age. Fantastic elem with evocative negative space. Uncommon border with some corrosive brown. Great color with an attractive ... read more
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