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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.

  • Lovely antique Qashqai rug. Super weave and wool quality. Good condition. Possibly a dowry rug with a couple woven into the centre ... read more
    price:  P O R

  • Unusual caucasian prayer rug. Possibly Karabagh? 165 x 81 cm. Some wear with one suspect orange dye.
    price:  £375 [$500]

  • One of the smaller pieces i will be showing at this weeks icoc on Washington dc. a beautiful anatolian kurdish cuval face. ... read more
    price:  ICOC

  • 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

  • Lovely antique camel field Bijar rug. 19th century. Some minor wear but no repair. Floppy handle. 250 x 122cm.
    price:  P O R

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

  • Charming small kirman mat. Late 19th century. 80 x 60cm. Slight edge losses.
    price:  P O R

  • 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

  • Antique Kurdish jaff rug fragment. 19th century. 147 x 96cm. Lovely old fragment.
    price:  150£ plus post

  • Unusual Baluch prayer rug. 19th century. 146 x 108 cm. Needs a clean and low pile down the centre.
    price:  £285 plus post.

  • Fine antique Saryk turkmen torba. 99 x 40cm. whites are cotton but no insect dye. Mid 19th century. Edge losses and a ... read more
    price:  P O R

  • Piled north west persian bagface. Shashavan tribes. 58 x 52cm liberal use of camel hair. Spots of fuschine date it to corca ... read more
    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

  • Tunisian shawl [Bakhnuq] 152 x 117cm [excluding the fringes] Good condition. Probably mid 20th century or there abouts.
    price:  P O R

  • 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

  • Super quality antique Afshar bagface. Circa 1875.74 x 46cm. Lovely colours and the best afshar wool. No repairs but some minor edge ... read more
    price:  400$ 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

  • Antique Bergama area rug. Mid 19th century. 178x168cm. Lovely square size and rich colours. Some wear but fixable and no hidden condition ... read more
    price:  P O R

  • Coptic textile. Egypt, Circa 6-800 a.d. 8x8cm. Attached onto board. Endless knot design in good condition.
    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

  • Early tibetan khaden rug. 19th century. In compromised condition but priced accordingly. Design based on chinese textiles.
    price:  £350 [530$] plus post.

  • 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.

  • Super floppy and glossy jaff kurd bag face. Missing on border but super dyes and the softest kurdish wool. 19th.c. Organic dyes. ... read more
    price:  Sold, thanks.

  • Antique north west persian runner. Heriz/bakshaiesh area. Good condition and decorative colours. One aniline orange colour hence the price..170 x 106cm.
    price:  sold, thanks

  • Decorative Sarab rug. Nice square size and decent condition. Needs a clean.184 x 135cm.
    price:  SOLD, thanks

  • North west persian bag face. Late 19th.c.54 x 58cm. Soft handle, good condition with cotton warps and wool wefts.
    price:  £250

  • Antique Agra miniature mat. 40 x 41cm.
    price:  SOLD, thanks

  • Rare early Ura tube suzani. Central asia. Circa 1800.209 x 170 cm. This stunning example of central asian embroidery is fresh to ... read more
    price:  P O R