Bob Emry

Based in Arlington, VA. Retired as Curator of Fossil Mammals at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Irrational interest in Tribal rugs and textiles for 20 years.

  • Afshar, 59" x 48" (150cm x 122cm). Strong natural colors, though not quite so bright as the direct sunlight makes ... read more
    price:  $450 or make offer

  • kurd long rug/runner, Jaff or Sanjabi. 128" x 44" (325cm x 110cm). two pairs of human figures. Good colors, ... read more
    price:  $520, or make offer.

  • Small verneh (36” x 37” = 92cm x 94cm), woven in two columns and sewn up the middle. Quite good ... read more
    price:  Please ask.

  • Old Gafsa Tunisian kilim. Nearly square—86 inches long and 87 inches wide (219 x 221 cm). Some fraying and notches at ... read more
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  • Ersari Turkmen chuval with staggered chuval guls, no secondaries. Late 19th c. Generous size--35" x 58" (98cm x 147cm). ... read more
    price:  Please ask.

  • It’s a mad mad (Middle Amu Darya) carpet fragment (missing main and outer guard borders at left, minimal loss on other three ... read more
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  • Afshar khorjin face. 26" x 30" (66cm x 77cm)--fairly large for Afshar khorjin. Good pile, excellent condition. Nice weft substitution details ... read more
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  • Central Asian, most likely Kirghiz, leather and felt. Not sure what this is, but most likely an animal trapping, perhaps a ... read more
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  • Baluch. 19th c. 63" x 32" (160cm x 81cm). Good color, great wool. Long, elaborate kilims. Selvage sides not original. Knot ... read more
    price:  SOLD--thanks!!

  • Early Yomut Turkmen Chuval. Squarish proportions--35" x 40" (89 cm x 101 cm). Selvage sides not original but can't be much missing. ... read more
    price:  SOLD, Thanks!

  • Early Yomut Turkmen Torba. Lots of open space in this design. 19" x 40" (49cm x 102cm).
    price:  SOLD

  • Large 19th c. Ersari Turkmen Trapping (? Asmalyk) with a beautiful "Salor" red, or maybe the red seen in some of the ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Turkmen Chuval Face; i call it Saryk. Lots of magenta silk, some insect dyed wool, no cotton. Knot is asymmetric open ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Beshir Turkmen Torba, 19th c. 18" x 47" (46cm x 120cm). Unusual star border on dark green ground. One selvage ... read more
    price:  SOLD