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Rugs for the sake of rugs

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  • really nice Persian village mat or poshti, probably Hamadan, 1'11"x3'0". All vegetal dyes.

  • Very Old Central Asian / Uzbek small main carpet with crosses in octagons. Great diverse color and an amazing border of a ... read more
    price:  Overpriced / too much

  • Northwest Persian Kurdish runner fragment with flowering shrubs on a good ground, very nice color.

  • Baluch flatwoven sofreh, camel-ground with a field of repeat abstracted trees. a couple of silk highlights. Nice ends with some weft float. ... read more

  • East Anatolian Kurdish divan cover. Red-wefted group with great color including slate blues and greens, salmon, and good. fragmented into three pieces, ... read more
    price:  POR

  • Ersari Turkmen chuval with mina-khani design. An early version of this type with two shades of insect pink, silk, two or three ... read more
    price:  $750

  • Baluch balisht with polychromatic blue abrash. 2'2"x2'9".
    price:  $250

  • Symmetrically knotted Baluch rug with a Mushwani type diamond design. Some wear and old attempts at restoration. Dynamic and fun with nice ... read more
    price:  On request

  • Small format Bergama area Turkish rug with an intriguing design related to both sumaks and some yastiks. Squarish shape and nicely drawn ... read more
    price:  $350

  • Sistan Baluch chanteh with Turkmen references. Great green brindled warp using wool and darker animal hair.

  • Chinese rug with bats and 'shòu' symbol 壽 . Very soft wool pile. Probably Beijing early 20th century - 1920s. Tres chic. ... read more
    price:  $450

  • Art Deco Chinese rug with foliage and butterflies. 3'8"x5'10"
    price:  $450

  • Mongol era silk lampas weave textile fragment. 13th century. Could have been woven anywhere from Il-Khanid Iran to Yuan China but likely ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • small symmetrically knotted Baluch rug. The field design is composed of a repeat made up from the tendrils of harshang blossoms (blossoms ... read more
    price:  $400

  • Minakhani fragment, late 18th century / circa 1800. Khorasan jufti knotted type a rare yellow ground. Worn but majestic. Size is 33'x75'
    price:  $1500

  • 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

  • Very soft Baluch large balisht (poshti) from Khorossan, has a few knots of blue cotton, all good colors with polychromatic blue and ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Small Baluch prayer rug. Several features more typically associated with 'Timuri' varriants but with a camel instead of a blue ground. Nice ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Baluch octagon star bag with a great animal train. Very moody
    price:  SOLD

  • Baluch balisht, older Sistan type, nice and thin.

  • Tekke Turkmen tent band fragments. Very nice color, a little bit of silk. Available as a pair or individualy. Size= 8.5"x68" each
    price:  SOLD

  • Tekke Turkmen tent band fragment. Nice narrow one, 8.5"x75".
    price:  $850

  • Classical Caucasian Kuba blossom carpet fragment. Great color, drawing, and structure. 2'2"x 3'7"
    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

  • 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

  • Large Sistan Baluch khorjin (bagface). Very graphic with saturated natural dyes including aubergine and several green-blue hues.
    price:  $250

  • Baluch balisht with radiant reds and glossy wool. Silk highlights in the flatwoven ends. Cochineal used as abrash in the central geometric ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Central Anatolian Konya / Cappadocia rug with colorful Memling guls
    price:  SOLD

  • Shirvan rug with a Leshghi star design, very nicely drawn. Naturally corroded oxidized brown ground, scattered losses to side selvedge.
    price:  $1100

  • Tibetan square, an older example with great abrash.
    price:  $950

  • 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

  • 18th century Anatolian fragment, Aksaray? Mihaliç? nice and colorful, mounted and conserved.
    price:  on request

  • Tibetan Wangden type warp-faced back seating square. (apx. 3 feet square) a nice older example with excellent abrash!
    price:  $2300 obo

  • Central Anatolian kilim with ashik-like devices and great movement. Very nice colors, aubergine! speckled blues and greens (no sulphonics). Good age, size ... read more
    price:  $850

  • Antique Central Anatolian kilim fragment, mounted and conserved, nice graphics and weave. 33" x 108". Traces of purple 'mosque ink' which seems ... read more
    price:  $650

  • Northwest Persian Kurdish runner fragment with great color (detail).

  • Camel-ground Baluch rug, simple geometric design but graphically very dynamic. Great wool, size is about 2'x3'. Excellent handle.
    price:  $850

  • Persian tribal banded khorjin set. Veramin? perhaps Luri?
    price:  $400

  • Six Gul Tekke Torba, a great honest earlier example with velvety pile, great wool quality, and color. Obvious condition issues.
    price:  SOLD > thanks!

  • worn antique Khorosan Baluch rug with great star border. Diagonal stripes with a pile rendition of flatweave design. corrosive browns.
    price:  $150

  • Central Anatolian long rug. Fragmented and mounted. Perhaps Karapinar or Konya. Great color and wool.
    price:  SOLD

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

  • Crisply drawn Camel Ground Baluch Prayer Rug with elongated stylized hands, depressed warp Khorosan type. Dated Baluch prayer rug, a piece from ... read more
    price:  $1800

  • Karapinar / Mut / South central Anatolian kilim. Great colors woven on dark warp. Good age. 30" x 108"
    price:  $550

  • Kizyl Ayak Turkmen chuval, very old and much larger than most with a great weave, floppy handle, great spacing, and rich saturated ... read more
    price:  $1200

  • small Ottoman embroidery. Probably Thrace, 19th century.
    price:  SOLD

  • small camel-ground Baluch prayer rug with nice spacing and great stylized hands. size= 2'8"x3'8"
    price:  SOLD

  • Classiacal Ushak Carpet Fragment
    price:  cheap!