Nonplusultra

Nonplusultra is a private gallery dealing in high quality antique carpets, textiles and tribal art. With more than 20 years of field experience, Luca Sguaitzer buy and sell older, authentic objects of art with the emphasis on Berber carpets and flatveawes from Morocco, traditional and ceremonial textiles from Tunisia and Central Asia, tribal art from Africa and Oceania. Besides organizing monographic exhibitions at his gallery and web site, Nonplusultra is a regular exhibitors at the most important Italian and international fairs.

  • Embroidery fragment cod. 0581. Silk on silk. 19th. century. Albania. Very good condition. Dimension cm. 17 x 44 (7" x 17"). Backed ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Woman's mantle "Backhnug" cod. 0404. Wool cotton tie-dye. Berber people. Matmata area. Tunisia. Early 20th. century. Good condition with one old patch. ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Decorative embroidery "Ilgich" cod. 0046. Silk embroidery on cotton and wool. Kungrad people. Central Asia. Late 19th. century. Very good condition. Cm. ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Pair of textiles cod. 0673. Silk metal threads. Aleppo – Siria. Late 19th. century. Measurement cm. 70 x 296 each ( 27.5 ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Kasuri futon cover cod. 0724. Cotton. Early 20th. century. Dimension cm. 130 x 150 (51" x 59"). Very good condition.
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Rda men's ceremonial wrap (fragment?) cod. 0485.Silk. Arab or Jewish people. Mahadia area. Tunisia. Early 20th. century. Very good condition. Cm. 40 ... read more
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  • Woman's shawl Ajar cod. 0554. Wool, cotton, traditional dyes. Gafsa area. Tunisia. Early 20th. century. Very good condition with some very small ... read more
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  • Shaman' s painting cod. 0437. Pigments on rice paper. Yao people. Guanxi or Hunnan area. China. Late 19th. century. Very good condition. ... read more
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  • Precolumbian textile fragment cod. 0448. Camelid fiber traditional pigments. Chankay colture. Perù. South America. Circa 1000 - 1460 a.d. Good condition with ... read more
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  • a pair of wooden loom sticks cod. 0733. Chancay culture. Perù. Ca. 1000 to 1470 a.d. Well-preserved for their material and ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Tigma monastery runner "Nambu" fragment cod. 0722. Tied-dyed wool plain weave. Tibet. Circa 1850 or earlier. Good condition with some holes, ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Headscarf Adrar cod. 0735. Wool traditional dyes (henna). Feija territory. Morocco. 20th. century. Dimension cm. 101 x 83 (40" x 33").
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Cross stitch embroidered robe trim cod. 0667. Silk, cotton, traditional dyes backed with ikat. Central Asia. Late 19th. century. Cm. 113 x ... read more
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  • Tunisian silk sash cod. 0547. Early 20th. century. Mahdia area. Dimension cm. 40 x 320 (16" x 126"). Perfect condition.
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Batik fragment cod. 0539.Cotton, traditional dyes. Miao people. Guizhou province. South China. Late 19th. century. Very good condition. Cm. 75 x 150 ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Tapa barkcloth “Masi” cod. 0686.Polynesia. Tree bark beaten. Circa mid. xx° century. Cm. 68 x 240. Very good condition. The piece has ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Embroidery cod. 0024.Silk embroidery on cotton. Turkmen people. Turkmenistan. Late 19th. century. Very good condition. Cm. 9 x 42 (4" x 1'4"). ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Chirpy collar fragment cod. 0030. Silk embroidery on cotton. Karakapalpakistan. Late 19th. century. Dimension cm. 115 x 10 (45" x 3.5").Very good
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Chirpy collar cod. 0020. Silk embroidery. Turkmen people. Central Asia. Early 20th. century. Size cm. 96 x 09 (38 x 3.5 inches). ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Woman’s yellow Chyrpy fragment cod. 0679. Silk embroidery on silk. Turkmen people. Central Asia. Early 19th. century. Cm. 42 x 81 (16.5 ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Ottoman embroidered towel (Yaglik) cod. 0779. Silk embroidery on cotton. Late 19th. century. Very good condition with some stains. Dimension cm. 160 ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Yaglik Ottoman embroidered towel cod. 0778. Silk on linen. Late 19th. century. Very good condition. Dimension cm. 127 x 43 (50 x ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Ottoman embroidered towel Yaglik cod. 0774. Silk and metal thread on linen. 19th. century. Very good condition with some stain in the ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Saddle cover ? Curtain ? cod. 0457. Wool traditional dyes. Berber people. Tunisia or Algeria. Early 20th. century. Very good condition. Cm. ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Purse cod.0027. Wool and cotton. Yomud people. Central Asia. Late 19th. century. Good condition. Cm. 9 x 13 (3.5 x 5 inches).
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Ewe woman’ s cloth cod. 0744. Imported industrial cotton. Ghana. Late 19th. century.Excellent condition. Measurement:197cm x 146cm (77 x 57 inches). Minimal ... read more
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  • Kilim fragment cod. 0666. Central Anatolia. Early 19th. century or before. Cm. 97 x 145 (38 x 57 inches). Mounted on linen.
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Very unusual Ewe woman’s cloth cod. 0743. Handspun cotton. Ghana. Circa 1900. Some neat old patches and faint marks, overall good condition. ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Women's shawl "Ajar" cod. 0553 silk embroidery on wool and silk, traditional dyes. Jebeniana area. Tunisia. Early 20th. century. Perfect condition. Cm. ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Women’ s cape Handira cod. 0731. Wool natural dyes. High Atlas mountains – Morocco – Agoudal village – Hait Hdiddou people. ... read more
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  • Kilim cod. 0582. Wool. Mazandaran area.Northwestern Iran. Late 19th. century.Perfect condition. Cm. 145 x 202 (57 x 79.5 inches). ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Cross stitch embroidered belt or robe trim cod. 0668. Silk, cotton, traditional dyes backed with ikat. Central Asia.19th. century. Cm. 108 x ... read more
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  • Women's shawl "ajar" cod. 0403. Wool, cotton natural dyes. Berber people. Matmata area. Tunisia. Early/mid. 20th. century. Size cm. 143 x 128 ... read more
    price:  fair

  • Suzani cod. 0252 cm. 200 x 220 (79 x 87 inches). Early /mid. 20th. century. Relined with plain cotton.
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Kilim cod. 0423. North Afghanistan Sar i Pul area. Very good condition. Dimension cm. 140 x 270 (55 x 106 inches)
    price:  fair

  • Woman’s apron fragment cod. 0597. Wool and cotton. Bulgaria. 1st. half 20th. century. Good condition. Cm. 52 x 116 (20 x 46
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Tapa barkcloth cod. 0561. Collected in West New Britain but migrated from Collingwood Bay. Oro province. png. Very good condition (probably half ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Mirror cover cod. 0047. Early 20th. century. Silk embroidery on cotton. Kungrad people. Central Asia. Size cm. 64 x 80 (25 x ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Felt “ Shyrdak”cod. 0474. Wool. kirghizistan. Early / mid. 20th. century. Condition issue. Some minor tears and holes. Cm. 137 x 322 ... read more
    price:  very resonable

  • Suzani cod. 0052. Cotton embroidery on cotton. Uzbekistan. Fisrt half 20th. century. Size cm. 200 x 230 (79" x 91"). Very good ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Wakan" headdress cod. 0571. Woven cane and traditional pigments. Abelam people. png. Very good condition with strong remaining of pigments and aged ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Man's Status Cloth ("Kuba Velvet") cod. 0544. Raffia palm fiber, stem stitch and cut pile embroidery. Shoowa people, dr Congo. Early ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Ceremonial headress "Elkomri"cod. 0344. Silk embroidery on wool. Early 20th. century. Tamerza area. Tunisia. Very good condition. Sewn onto canvas and mounted on ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Small collection of Ottoman area embroidered napkins and towel (21 pieces). First half 20th. century. Please ask for more photos and infos.
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Suzani cod. 0260. Silk embroidery on cotton. Fergana valley. Central Asia. Early 20th. century. Cm. 180 x 260 (5'11" x 8'6") Lined ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Suzani cod. 0253. Cotton embroidery on cotton. Uzbekistan. First half xx° century. Very good condition. Cm. 170 x 240 (67 x 95 ... read more
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  • Perdeh cod. 0580. Wool. Eastern Anatolia. 1st. half 20th. century. Size 195 x 340 (76.8 x 134 inches). Very good condition.
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Ikat panel cod. 0772 formed by several stripes sewn together. Silk cotton natural dyes. Uzbekistan. late 19th century. Dimension cm. 84 x ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.