Shiv

Specializing mainly in esoteric tribal pieces and collectable rugs. In addition to his rug activities Shiv works as a university instructor in mathematics. He has been a presence in the New York and international rug scene for over a decade and has lectured at several Oriental rug societies about his theories of spatial articulation in tribal and classical rugs and carpets. Shiv is one with the universe. He is the missing pile of one million worn Baluchies.

  • Fairly old Sauj Bulak with ‘flame’ palmettes ....
    price:  On request

  • Old Shahsavan, probably, fragment ( definitely ), with heraldic medallions and star border.

  • About half of a rather old Ersari Ensi.
    price:  Well.

  • Baluch rug fragment ( where is bob Kent when you need ‘I’m)
    price:  250

  • Quirky Baluch bagface
    price:  Two ish

  • Baluch with Jazzy Latch hook motifs. Just ask for more pics if interested.
    price:  On request

  • a friend for Batki's Zig Zaggy. Can be friends with those with hints of Mina Khani, as this does, too.
    price:  two

  • Pretty Old Tekke Main Carpet frag.....or if your imagination allows , like a rare ‘six Gul tekke torba with split guls’ which ... read more
    price:  Don’t care.

  • Old afshar with Turkic references...
    price:  555.55

  • a piece of a Chinese rug to meditate on. That is meditate on the content of the piece. Not on the piece. ... read more
    price:  111.11

  • Bijar Wagireh with Mina Khani references.
    price:  Fair

  • Old North west Persian rug with Minakhani references. Fabulous colors. Sporadic condition issues which shouldn’t bother serious collectors. Or a smart decorator. ... read more
    price:  On request.

  • Baluchistan small Kilim. Unusual tonality . Nice weave . Good price.full photo available.
    price:  See description.

  • Happy, Functorial 2020....and beyond....

  • Hippy Holidays!
    price:  See

  • Small Kuba Fragment with Monumental Kufic Border....Great Purple....
    price:  On Request

  • Old Kuba Rug Fragment with Kufic Border and Latch hook Medallions....
    price:  On Request

  • Beautiful Old Large "Ersari" "Juval"
    price:  On request

  • Middle Amu Darya Torba
    price:  on Request

  • old yomud Tauk Nuska Fragment. cut and shut, here and there. Floppy handle.
    price:  on request

  • Approximately 4x7 Kurd Bijar type rug with Baluch sentiments. Old money wear to go with it. Actual colors deeper than imaged.
    price:  $650 ish

  • Kizylayak JuVAL with 9 guls
    price:  $555+ship

  • Afshar with Chodor references. Turkoman Gul Medallion ?
    price:  On Request

  • Ersari or Middle Amu Darya type trapping.
    price:  on request

  • Glorious Tekke Main Carpet Fragment
    price:  Sold

  • old Bakhtiary type rug. Brilliant color, composition.
    price:  on Reqquest

  • o l d Sauj Bulak Kurd Main Rug
    price:  On Request

  • Old Sauj Bulak Type Kurd rug.
    price:  more details on request.

  • Baluch Bagface with Memling Gul Type Medallion, with Green and Silk in Center. Hard to photograph !
    price:  Sold

  • Mounted Sumakh with Five Memling Guls, cotton whites, star centers.
    price:  On Request

  • Old Beautifuul Verneh.
    price:  On Request.

  • Old Yomud Juval with mostly plain elem but with a few ‘dots’.
    price:  On request

  • Baluch Prayer Rug, as found. Restorable.
    price:  On request

  • Small Doroksh. Got condition issues. Good for gardeners.
    price:  Upon Request

  • Afshar on Blue Ground, and a couple of people .
    price:  On Request

  • Old Sumakh Bagface with Octagons on White Ground
    price:  On Request

  • Pair of Farahan area bagfaces. 31 inches x 35 inches. Sorry Metric system countries. Still imperial units in us.
    price:  Please ask for add photos if interested. Easier.

  • An early so called Arab Baluch with snowflaky motifs with breath taking iridescent blue
    price:  Combo with adjacent one

  • So called Arab Baluch with ‘Snowflake ‘ motifs
    price:  Combo with other piece

  • An Afshar with character... and little bit of wear. Sometimes these go hand in hand. More photos available.
    price:  Ok

  • Old and Beautiful Yomud Juval. Worn but Elegant, it is.
    price:  Sold

  • One of those Uzbek Jajims but an old one with really nice compositional elements
    price:  On request

  • Gabbeh type longish rug. Some zig zags. As found, sporadic repairs.
    price:  On request

  • Large Ersari fragment with beautiful drawing and color. Unfortunately, it is not complete but Gorgeous nonetheless. Minor secondary issues but how about ... read more
    price:  Sold

  • It’s a Kizylaayak / Ersari group, longish torba. a little smoked but still has beautiful color. Additional photos on request.
    price:  It’s alright.

  • Old , Beautiful Yastik on Tessellation Row
    price:  On Request

  • Yastik with Octagons, mounted on a frame.
    price:  On request

  • Folky serab type somewhat long rug ( wayne, have your people call my people)
    price:  Ask