A live feed form RagRabbit.com http://rugrabbit.com/recent_posts/440 Online Marketplace Antique Rugs Carpets and Textiles Ethnographic and Asian Art en Batter up! Hit a home run with unique world class textile art. Excellent ancient textiles and objects of all kinds to be found here like this (detail from an) early ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/177263 Textiles Wed, 07 Feb 2018 21:23:08 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 177263 at http://rugrabbit.com Pre-Columbian Belt Bag. A.D. 1100 - A.D. 1400. Far North coastal region of Chile. Woven in a complimentary warp-faced weave from alpaca fiber. Size: 11 x 32 inches. ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/176888 Textiles Bags and Trappings Objects Americas Sat, 27 Jan 2018 21:41:45 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 176888 at http://rugrabbit.com Three 19th century Turkmen bag faces each less than one thousand dollars. Two Middle Amu Daria pieces and an Igdyr. Ex. S.F. Bay Area collection. All dyes natural. ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/174324 Bags and Trappings Turkmen Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:43:26 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 174324 at http://rugrabbit.com Graphic images of fiber art from Africa - Kuba, Emboli and Pygmy. Other examples available. Inquire http://rugrabbit.com/node/173600 Africa Sun, 29 Oct 2017 02:36:38 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 173600 at http://rugrabbit.com http://rugrabbit.com/node/173596 Sat, 28 Oct 2017 20:51:42 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 173596 at http://rugrabbit.com Textile and rug hunting in San Francisco? Please get in touch and come for a visit if you are in town seeking interesting collectable textiles of nearly every persuasion. Less ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/173568 Textiles Sat, 28 Oct 2017 06:30:36 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 173568 at http://rugrabbit.com Warp-faced plane weaves are pretty basic. Some would say they were among earliest loom woven structures from the Andes. This first half of the 19th century Aymara textile is very ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/173125 Textiles Americas Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:06:24 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 173125 at http://rugrabbit.com Early 19th century white ground Anatolian Kilim. The piece has great colors and the proportions and scale of the weaving are right. The well balanced composition lends a sort of rhythmic, ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/172817 Kilims and Flatweaves Fri, 06 Oct 2017 21:18:14 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 172817 at http://rugrabbit.com This small Middle Amu Daria Turkmen carpet is of unknown tribal origin, but has the look of a Salor Turkmen weaving. The spacing of the guls is generous and lends a ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/171810 Turkmen Sat, 09 Sep 2017 23:37:58 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 171810 at http://rugrabbit.com This 19th century Middle Amu Daria Torba or trapping with star compartment design is reminiscent of some Salor bags with this star compartment arrangement. The design is an old one, apparently ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/170603 Bags and Trappings Turkmen Thu, 10 Aug 2017 00:03:44 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 170603 at http://rugrabbit.com This very unusual 19th century Middle Amu Daria region torba or trapping has a design like that seen in flat woven pieces often attributed to the Ersari. This example may well be ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/170375 Bags and Trappings Turkmen Sun, 06 Aug 2017 00:21:42 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 170375 at http://rugrabbit.com 19th Century Turkmen Torba. Pieces like this are usually attributed to the Igdyr, a Yomut related group. Weavings of the type are symmetrically knotted as is this one. It has ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/170205 Bags and Trappings Turkmen Tue, 01 Aug 2017 22:06:33 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 170205 at http://rugrabbit.com 19th century Middle Amu Daria Torba or Trapping. Probably Beshir group. The piece has an explosive design complex with Persian influences. The colors are all natural and highly saturated. ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/169815 Persian Bags and Trappings Turkmen Central Asian (Non-Turkmen) Sat, 22 Jul 2017 21:10:43 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 169815 at http://rugrabbit.com Unusual Central Asian Boteh designed bag face. Excellent condition. Probably some type of Uzbek. 19th century. Size: 17 x 20 inches. very reasonable. http://rugrabbit.com/node/169738 Bags and Trappings Central Asian (Non-Turkmen) Thu, 20 Jul 2017 00:15:18 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 169738 at http://rugrabbit.com There is no mistaking that this Merv Tekke weaving is red! It probably dates to the mid 19th century or before. It was published in the 1980 Tribal Visions catalog (Saunders) ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/169706 Bags and Trappings Turkmen Wed, 19 Jul 2017 04:53:49 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 169706 at http://rugrabbit.com Pre-Columbian Bag with Tassles. Rare Provincial style Wari bag with unusual abstract animal and geometric imagery. A.D. 600 - 1000. Each side has different motifs and very pleasing colors. ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/169538 Textiles Bags and Trappings Americas Thu, 13 Jul 2017 19:46:33 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 169538 at http://rugrabbit.com Everything in this image is $500 or less. Seen here are South Persian baskets with all dyes natural. Hadj hats finely worked. Very old miniature Tibetan bowls . Tekke Amulet ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/169493 Persian Turkmen Tibetan Wed, 12 Jul 2017 21:12:20 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 169493 at http://rugrabbit.com Pre-Columbian bag. A.D. 800 - 1100. A very large, ceremonial coca bag (17" x 11") with fantastic creatures that are different on each face of the bag. It also ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/169486 Textiles Bags and Trappings Americas Wed, 12 Jul 2017 18:48:10 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 169486 at http://rugrabbit.com Nine collectable pre-Columbian textiles priced from $500 to $108 each. Dating from 100 B.C.- 1500 A.D. they are all good things in fine condition. These Andean textiles are worthy and priced ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/169418 Textiles Americas Mon, 10 Jul 2017 20:51:46 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 169418 at http://rugrabbit.com Pre-Columbian Bag. A.D. 400 - 800. This textile displays a highly unusual image that is reminiscent of fish bones. The indigo blue is beautiful and uncommon as a ground color. ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/169310 Textiles Bags and Trappings Americas Fri, 07 Jul 2017 20:16:40 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 169310 at http://rugrabbit.com Large Antique Central Asian warp-faced woven rug. Probably Uzbek. Woven in one long strip 11 inches wide and 70 feet long that was cut to length and sewn together to create ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/169149 Central Asian (Non-Turkmen) Mon, 03 Jul 2017 22:26:57 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 169149 at http://rugrabbit.com Excellent selection of ancient textiles from the world's wool weaving traditions on my pages. 100's of collectable pieces from diverse cultures and places. Have a look. http://rugrabbit.com/node/168851 Textiles Sun, 25 Jun 2017 00:05:16 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 168851 at http://rugrabbit.com Hundred's of textiles and objects on view in my pages. One of the most diverse sites on Rugrabbit. Some here. Some gone. There could be something here for you. Have ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/168475 Textiles Thu, 15 Jun 2017 23:46:24 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 168475 at http://rugrabbit.com Unique and highly collectable Yomud Turkmen Kap. Mid 19th century. I am unaware of other Yomud pieces in this design and format. Pieces in related designs are rare, most ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/168205 Bags and Trappings Turkmen Fri, 09 Jun 2017 00:41:32 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 168205 at http://rugrabbit.com Very good, fine 19th century Baluch salt bag. With delicate, subtle detail work throughout. All colors excellent. It has a palette that is different from most. There is no fading in ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/167864 Bags and Trappings Baluch Thu, 01 Jun 2017 00:56:04 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 167864 at http://rugrabbit.com Animal Gul Carpet. Possibly early 19th century (or before). Rare and collection worthy, this rug has the supple, floppy handle of an old tribal piece. Although it has the depressed ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/167468 Central Asian (Non-Turkmen) Tue, 23 May 2017 23:23:44 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 167468 at http://rugrabbit.com 19th century woman's skirt known as an "urku" in the Aymara language. This pleated skirt form was adopted by the indigenous Aymara from a pleated skirt type worn by Spanish women in ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/167425 Textiles Costume Americas Mon, 22 May 2017 23:15:46 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 167425 at http://rugrabbit.com Pre-Columbian "Snake Juggler" Coca Bag. Arica, Chile, circa 1100 - 1400 A.D. This bag was featured in the well known Hali 100 issue and article on Andean coca bags. In ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/167339 Textiles Americas Sun, 21 May 2017 02:30:44 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 167339 at http://rugrabbit.com Large, classic Incan official's ceremonial coca bag, Peru, South Coast. AD 1400 -1532. This is an excellent and rare example of a type of bag thought to be used by Incan ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/167295 Textiles Americas Fri, 19 May 2017 22:49:30 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 167295 at http://rugrabbit.com This fine warp faced weaving from the highlands of Bolivia was woven in the first half of the 19th century by Aymara Indians living at 12,500 ft. above sea level on the ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/167260 Textiles Americas Thu, 18 May 2017 20:18:30 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 167260 at http://rugrabbit.com In the Congo, masterfully worked metal objects, with their roots in the functional were used as a currency of the realm. This hand forged iron object, shaped like a spear head was ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/166956 Tribal Art Objects Africa Sat, 13 May 2017 01:18:13 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 166956 at http://rugrabbit.com This 19th Century Reyhanli Kilim has beautiful saturated, naturally dyed colors and is in decent condition with some wear and repairs. Size: 64 x 140 inches. As is condition - Reasonable. http://rugrabbit.com/node/166952 Kilims and Flatweaves Fri, 12 May 2017 19:19:24 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 166952 at http://rugrabbit.com Azerbaijan Kilim. This 19th century weaving has an unusual collection of designs and a good variety of clear, pleasing natural dyed colors. It is in very good condition with a ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/166256 Kilims and Flatweaves Sat, 29 Apr 2017 23:28:38 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 166256 at http://rugrabbit.com Antique Shirvan kilim. Clean and in excellent condition. This is a nice decorative piece with strong color and design that is suitable for either the floor or as a wall hanging. ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/166225 Caucasian Kilims and Flatweaves Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:12:09 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 166225 at http://rugrabbit.com South Central Anatolian Kilim. Unusual overall design of repeating stepped diamond forms. All dyes natural. Scattered good quality reweaving - mostly along outer edges - completes the picture. This is ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/166001 Kilims and Flatweaves Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:06:15 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 166001 at http://rugrabbit.com Stripes - Anatolian style. This early kilim has great color! Both of the side selvedges are intact. There is probably some small amount missing at the two ends, but the kilim must ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/165843 Kilims and Flatweaves Fri, 21 Apr 2017 23:40:11 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 165843 at http://rugrabbit.com The scale of the design elements in this early Anatolian kilim are impressive. This, along with other factors indicate a date well before 1800 for the kilim. Because it is hard to ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/165418 Kilims and Flatweaves Thu, 13 Apr 2017 23:58:29 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 165418 at http://rugrabbit.com Kilims! See my pages for Anatolian kilims and other great textile art. Lots of good things to look at. http://rugrabbit.com/node/165308 Kilims and Flatweaves Wed, 12 Apr 2017 01:38:28 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 165308 at http://rugrabbit.com Early White Ground Anatolian Kilim. The strong animated design of this old Hotamis kilim is explosive, but well balanced. There are areas on both selvedges that are intact indicating the ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/165088 Kilims and Flatweaves Thu, 06 Apr 2017 20:00:57 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 165088 at http://rugrabbit.com Early Anatolian Kilim Fragment. Beautiful green ground panel with a bold, vigorous design. The colors are all very nice and the condition is good. This piece is easy to display ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/164903 Kilims and Flatweaves Sun, 02 Apr 2017 07:16:18 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 164903 at http://rugrabbit.com Detail of a small Western Anatolian kilim. The colors are deeply saturated and it looks to be from the 1st half the 19th century. There is an inscription that looks like ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/164633 Kilims and Flatweaves Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:40:55 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 164633 at http://rugrabbit.com There are nearly 3,500 individual rectangles of silk cloth that was cut on the bias and sewn down with great skill and precision to create this hat. Each individual piece of silk ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/164481 Costume Objects Fri, 24 Mar 2017 02:53:34 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 164481 at http://rugrabbit.com This remarkable textile construction boggles the mind when one thinks about what it took to create such an object. There are nearly 5,000 individual rectangles of silk cloth that were cut on ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/164476 Objects Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:03:57 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 164476 at http://rugrabbit.com Anatolian Kilim. First half of the 19th century. Large scale and bold, simple design. Good color. Complete with 30 year old minor reweaves (done states-side - see detail). Size: 150 ... http://rugrabbit.com/node/164433 Kilims and Flatweaves Wed, 22 Mar 2017 22:28:28 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 164433 at http://rugrabbit.com http://rugrabbit.com/node/163896 Fri, 10 Mar 2017 21:36:48 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 163896 at http://rugrabbit.com http://rugrabbit.com/node/158233 Sun, 23 Oct 2016 18:46:09 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 158233 at http://rugrabbit.com http://rugrabbit.com/node/158221 Sat, 22 Oct 2016 21:52:51 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 158221 at http://rugrabbit.com http://rugrabbit.com/node/158177 Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:26:24 +0000 James BlackmonTextile Arts 158177 at http://rugrabbit.com