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Owen is one of Europe's most committed and active carpet and textile art specialists. He is based in Abergavenny, Wales and offers a wide range of collectable material.

  • Unusual bird khamseh rug. All good dyes and soft wool. 19th century. Aprox. 8 x 4 ft. Wear to borders and edges. ... read more
    price:  POA

  • Antique Seichur kellegh carpet. 318 x 124cm. Lovely organic colours throughout.
    price:  P O R

  • Interesting and quite early north west persian rug. Early 19th century. Complete but in need of some work. Old reweaves to the ... read more
    price:  P O R

  • North west persian bag face. 19th century. All good colours and well drawn botehs. All wool foundation and a very soft handle. ... read more
    price:  P O R

  • a lovely kashmir shawl fragment with a mother and child boteh design. Early 19th century. Mounted on a wooden board. 45 x
    price:  P O R

  • Lovely antique tibetan seating square. 50 x 50cm. Wool foundation, organic dyes and perfect condition.
    price:  P O R

  • Glimpses of a few pieces i will show at next weeks Larta show in London. Larta.net for all the details.
    price:  P O R

  • Super fine antique marasali caucasian prayer rug. 114 x 86cm. Needs a clean and some repairs to the ends.
    price:  P O R

  • Antique seichur rug. Leshgi design. 19th century. Some minor wear and edge losses. Organic dyes. Priced to sell. 182 x 103cm.
    price:  £385 [500$] plus post.

  • Wishing all a peaceful new year and a prosperous 2019..

  • Handsom antique Baluch balisht with original flat weave back. Interesting and graphic design. Good condition. Ex Besim. Camel ground and good dyes. ... read more
    price:  P O R

  • Shashavan sumak mafrash side panel. Crisp weave and rich colours. In good condition. Late 19th century century. 105 x 45 cm.
    price:  £395 [$500] plus post.

  • Antique Ersari chuval. 19th century. Lovely wool and good drawing of the guls. Good unrestored condition and dyes. 156 x 97 cm.
    price:  POR

  • Unusual north west persian runner. Probably shashavan, possibly third quarter of the 19th century. Beautiful colours and lovely wool. Some wear and ... read more
    price:  P O R

  • Complete antique sumak khorjin. 19th century. Probably shashavan tribes. Good unrestored condition with lovely old colours. 134 x 55cm.
    price:  P O R

  • Yomut group chuval. 19th c. Unusual border. Asymmetric open right. Good condition. Original back. 114 x 80cm.
    price:  sold

  • Unusual south west persian kilim, probably Luri or Qashqai. Graphic with a very unusual and decorative colour scheme. Needs a clean and one ... read more
    price:  P O R

  • Charming Baktiari village rug. Early 20th century in good useable condition. 206 x 142cm.
    price:  P O R

  • East anatolian kurdish rug. 19th century. High pile and intense dyes. Inexpensive.
    price:  P O R

  • Antique Qashqai rug. South west persia. Late 19th century. 188 x 114cm. Fresh to the market with even low pile and edge ... read more
    price:  P O R

  • Rare antique kurdish kilim. Probably jaff tribes. 19th century. See plate 17 in Burn's Kurd book for similar. Untouched with small holes. ... read more
    price:  Sold

  • Antique Heriz rug. 198 x 102cm. Nice pile and pretty design. some edge repair.
    price:  POR

  • Lovely antique south west persian carpet. Shekralu design but probably khamseh. 19th century, About 11 x 7 feet. Some wear and a sewn ... read more
    price:  P O R

  • Antique Bijar rug. 19th century.160 x 109cm. Sides over wrapped and Im assuming the borders are missing. But still a lovely thing.
    price:  P O R

  • Ersari mina khani design chuval. 19th century. Superb colours and wool. 180 x 87cm. Edge losses and one border repair to the
    price:  Sold, many thanks

  • Antique Baluch rug. Lovely shrub design. Poor condition. i doubt the organic content of the pink dye. But a lovely rug any ... read more
    price:  250£ plus post

  • Antique Yomut main carpet. Tauk naska main guls with dyrnak variant secondaries. Great boat border. 282 x 172cm. Possibly early 19th century. ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Eagle gul torba. 19th .c. 110x46cm. Good pile, some mothing. Original back.
    price:  P O R

  • Fine antique Khamseh bagface. 19th century. 42 x 46cm. Soft wool and rich colours.
    price:  P O R

  • Antique Tekke ensi rug. Lovely quality. Circa 1870-80. Organic dyes. 132 x 114cm. One small repair to field and edge losses. Reasonably
    price:  P O R

  • Super and probably quite early banded Qashqai kilim. Rich dyes and a soft handle. Poor condition which is reflected in the price. ... read more
    price:  sold

  • Interesting antique persian tribal trapping. Possibly Khorrosan kurdish or maybe veramin? The size implies a use other than a bag. Original with ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • 18th century Azemmour silk embroidery. Good condition. 155 x 27cm.[excluding later fringe]
    price:  SOLD

  • Kurdish bag. Good colours. 19th.c.
    price:  $350 plus post

  • Baluch tree design balisht. Nice wool but low pile.
    price:  $375 plus post

  • Moroccan carpet. 389x180cm. Possibly Ait Ouaouzguite high Atlas mountains. Early to mid 20th century. Some wear and a small hole to the ... read more
    price:  P O R

  • Kurdish bag face with a memling gul design. Circa 1900. 49 x 54cm.
    price:  £200 [$290]

  • Antique Afshar bagface. Good age, circa 1880. 84 x 50cm.
    price:  £380 [$550}

  • Shashavan piled bagface. nw Persia. Circa 1850. 59 x 55cm. The colours are a joy.
    price:  Sold

  • Complete Baluch or Aimac sumak saddle bags. Good colours and great condition. 19th.c. 110 x 53cm. Rare.
    price:  SOLD

  • Fine antique small khamseh tribal rug. 19th .c. 100 x 90cm. Interesting double headed animal design. Low pile , a few small ... read more
    price:  Sold, many thanks

  • Super Swedish [south west Scania] agedyna or carriage cushion cover. So called twizt-stich technique or cross stitch. Circa 1800 or early 19th ... read more
    price:  Sold, many thanks

  • Central Anatolian Stepped Prayer Rug Fragmnet

  • Rare and early north west persian kurdish carpet. Early 19th century with huge blossoms and medallions. Aprox 380 x 150 cm. Wear ... read more
    price:  Sold, many thanks

  • Cut down fragment of a beautiful sarab runner made into a rug. Lovely colour and weave. 19th century. Aprox. 160 x 100cm.
    price:  Sold, many thanks

  • Antique kurd Bijar kelliegh. 336 x 150cm. Lovely soft decorative colours and good age. Low pile in places and over bound edges.
    price:  Sold, many thanks

  • Baluch tribal rug. Circa 1900. 129 x 68cm. Good colour and condition.
    price:  £350 [$550] plus post

  • Small Tibetan runner. 199 x 46cm. All wool foundation. Probably early 20th century. a charming rug and a very useful size at ... read more
    price:  Sold, thanks.