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Our collection over the past 40 years has come to focus on directional/niche/prayer rugs and kilims, weavings that show improvisatory originality within the traditional parameters. --You have a 3-day grace period to return a purchase for a refund minus shipping cost. Alternate email address:

  • Fine 19th century Timuri(?) Baluch bag front panel: 4 Floral Guls of two types. 26 x 24 inches (66 x 61 cm). ... read more
    price:  Sold, thank you!

  • Rather unusual North East Caucasus Avar Medallion rug with light blue Octagon Gul centered in a red reserve surrounded by a deep ... read more
    price:  Please ask

  • Rare Baluch rug in an ensi-like format, 46 x 58 inches. -- For more images please view my posts.
    price:  SOLD, thank you!

  • 14 Christies (London and ny) and 61 Sotheby's (ny and London) Rug Auction catalogs. --For details, please inquire.
    price:  on request

  • 37 Skinner Oriental Rug Catalogues, 1984-1999. In Good to Very Good condition; a few have prices written in. May, Nov 1984; June ... read more
    price:  USD 290.- or best offer

  • 24 John c. Edelmann Catalogs, 1976-1983. June, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec 1979; Apr, June, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec 1980; Feb, March, ... read more
    price:  sold, thank you!

  • 28 Lefevre & Partners Auction Catalogs, 1976-1985. -- Great research tool, In good to very good condition. July, 1977; Feb, ... read more
    price:  USD 15.- each

  • 3 Engelhardt Catalogs: O'Bannon #357 (1978), 187 color plates, very good condition, weak binding ; o'b # 352 (1982), 88 color plates, ... read more
    price:  USD 100.- plus shipping

  • 2 Books on Dyes by Gosta Sandberg: indigo textiles (1989) and the red dyes (1994). Both are Lark Press editions; hard ... read more
    price:  USD 120.- plus shipping

  • Jaff Kurd 9-Stage Totemic carpet, 41 x 74 inches. nw Persian Kurdistan, 19th century.-- For more info and images please go ... read more
    price:  Please inquire

  • Bidjar kelim, 117 x 161 cm. Crisp drawing, brilliant deeply saturated colors. In good condition with minor nicks and a missing top ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • Highly unusual probably Armenian antique Karabagh small rug, project for a creative restorer. At a reduced price. --For additional details and info, ... read more
    price:  on request

  • Highly unusual antique Anatolian yastik, 19 x 43 inches. i have not seen this design before. The motifs resemble those seen in ... read more
    price:  SOLD, Thank You!

  • Symmetrically knotted Baluch with 3 Octagon Guls, 34 x 55 inches. An unusual late-19th century weaving in excellent condition. The dull ... read more
    price:  SOLD, Thank You!

  • Antique Kirshehir prayer rug, rare design, flamboyant colors. 41 x 62 inches. Photo shows weaver's view (woven upside down). Good condition, some ... read more
    price:  sold, thank you

  • Symmetrically knotted Baluch with 43 Hooked motifs on Camel Field. 40 x 63 inches (102 x 170 cm) without kilim ends. Good ... read more
    price:  Sold, thank you

  • Anatolian yastik with amber hexagon spaceship medallion soaring over star-studded crimson field. 51 x 74 cm. -- Late 19th century.
    price:  SOLD, Thank You!

  • Fine and very old East Caucasian Yellow Field Khyrdaghyd pattern rug, ca. 4 x 4 ft 5 inches. Nice variant motifs near ... read more
    price:  SOLD, many thanks

  • Antique 2-Box Anatolian kelim, 111 x 158 cm. Unusual soft color palette and striking graphic effects. Excellent condition, minor restorations of ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Outstanding antique Anatolian nomad jijim sofra or dining cloth, 127 x 109 cm. Deep saturated colors of wool weft-float brocading on ... read more
    price:  Sold

  • Early Lambalo Kazak fragment with magnificent colors. 99 x 94 cm. (37 x 34 inches)
    price:  SOLD

  • Baluch Gul Lattice Rug, symmetrical knots, possibly Bahluli, 33 x 61 inches. Late 19th century. These photos cannot convey the ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Shirvan Baku 33 Snowflake Stars long rug, 45 x 98 inches (114 x 250 cm). -- First half 19th century. Wool ... read more
    price:  SOLD, Thank YOU!

  • Very Old Southeast Anatolian kilim, 2 Diamond Reserves with Totemic Animal-Trees on Ivory field, 32 x 51 inches. Fine, tight weave and ... read more
    price:  SOLD, thank you!

  • Central Anatolian probably Kirshehir prayer rug, 45 x 62.5 inches (114 x 169 cm). Brilliant colors. Rough spots stabilized by patches sewn ... read more
    price:  SOLD, Thank YOU!

  • Fine South-East Anatolian long kilim panel, 75 x 325 cm. Probably mid-19th century or earlier, Aleppo-Reyhanli area. Ivory field and borders, many ... read more
    price:  sold, thank you!

  • Singular Baluch prayer rug, with 159 snowflake stars in a staggered repeat on the camel field. 34 x 54 inches. Each star ... read more
    price:  SOLD, thank you!

  • Rare Baluch group rug with 6 Heraldic Shrubs, 19th century, 34 x 48 inches. Symmetrical knots, 10 lively colors, in good condition ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • detail, very early Ivory Lattice Caucasian rug with wear, sound foundation and no repairs.
    price:  SOLD

  • Very fine and old Kashkai bag front fragment. 53 x 62 cm. Sides reduced, patched in pieces at lower corners.
    price:  SOLD

  • detail: Dalmatian kilim apron, 44 x 75 cm. Deeply saturated colors, tight weave, rarely seen type.
    price:  SOLD

  • Bidjar Kelim with Pendant Medallion and a Menagerie od Birds and Beasts, including a Pair of Rhinos, 117 x 161 cm. Missing ... read more

  • detail, Aksaray Yatak
    price:  SOLD, thank you!

  • Monumental Yatak, 145 x 200 cm. 19th century or earlier. Similar examples: 1)Lefevre, June 1982, #28. 2)Turkish Handwoven Carpets Vol.4, #0405. 3)Kirchheim, ... read more
    price:  sold, Thank YOU!

  • detail: Beshir fragment
    price:  SOLD