Syndicate contentChuck Black

Fresh from enjoying Holi in Jasilmer, India. Rug collector, past rug weaver, and sometimes seller in times of desperation or boredom. in San Diego, California, aka Paradise.

  • Not a partridge in not a pear tree. Seasons greetings! Qom, silk highlights, very good condition.
    price:  POR

  • Manastir prayer kilim, 19th century. 43" x 43". Excellent condition. This is one of the most beautiful of these that ... read more
    price:  Sold

  • Persian or Indian block print textile, 19th Century. 3'9" x 6'3". Delicate drawing, wonderful natural colors, clean with no stains. Generally ... read more
    price:  $1250 plus shipping

  • Charming little complete Afshar bag, with original tassels. 11" x 16", excluding tassels. All good colors, low black pile ground that ... read more
    price:  sold

  • Nice full pile Afshar, 3'10" x 6'3". 19th Century, all good colors. Since last appearing in these pages this piece has been ... read more
    price:  $1800 plus shipping

  • Luscious full pile Kurd bag face, 25" x 24". Glistening wool, all natural colors. No restoration. Three tiny secured areas (visible ... read more
    price:  Sold

  • Yomud kepse gul main carpet. Full velvety pile, original sides and ends, no restoration. 5'4" x 9'6". Two small palm ... read more
    price:  $3250 plus shipping

  • Early Yomud main carpet, 5'1" x 9'0". Even low pile. Sides and ends original, approximately 1% expert field restoration. The ... read more
    price:  $4250 plus shipping

  • Good decorative Tekke main carpet, late 19th/early 20th Centuries. All natural colors, thick glossy, full pile wool. Several small poorly done patches ... read more
    price:  2400 USD + shipping

  • Starry Night. The best Caucasian verneh of this type i have seen. Remarkable natural colors, pristine with no restorations. 6'4" x
    price:  Astronomical- ask if you dare!

  • Striking Kurd kelleh, saturated all natural colors on glossy wool. Deep blue-black field, mahogany red/brown major border. 11'4" x 5'4". Ends rewoven, ... read more
    price:  4600 USD + shipping

  • Pleasant folky Caucasian rug (Kuba, Shirvan?). Even wear, one end missing guard borders, otherwise intact, no restoration. a good cleaning and ... read more
    price:  1775 USD + shipping

  • Funky folky Sewan with unusual tarantula border. Evenly low, some mediocre repiling. Good potential, or enjoy as it. 5'2" x 7'2".
    price:  Sold

  • Pretty little Akstafa, with great potential. Brown corroded field with bits and pieces of bad repair. Sides and one end mostly ... read more
    price:  1400

  • Nice Karabaugh memling gull rug, mostly full pile. Ends restored. Check out the amusing alternation in the reciprocal borders from side to
    price:  1875

  • Veramin bag. The best. Glowing luminous colors, full pile, border issues as pictured. 19" x 42".
    price:  sold

  • Late 19th/early 20th Century decorative Tekke main carpet, 6'10" x 10'6". Probably a hot red in the details, obvious from the back, ... read more
    price:  sold

  • Circa 1875 Talish with beautiful bottle green major border, flashy rosettes. 3'8" x 7'7". Moderate wear, mostly in field. One ... read more
    price:  sold

  • Luscious mid-19th Century kurd runner, outstanding colors, full pile. Cut and shut in a couple of places, but expertly done. Useable ... read more
    price:  Please ask

  • Caucasian prayer rug, 19th century. 2'8" x 5'4". Interesting design. Great saturated colors, including a deep aubergene. Ends restored in Turkey, pile ... read more
    price:  $ 2600

  • Monumental Kamseh rug, 14'7" x 6'4", good colors, shiny wool, near full pile, small areas of expert Turkish repair.
    price:  sold