Mark Traxler

Collector and weaver of oriental textiles. Caught the bug in 1996 and it hasn't let up any. Live in rural Minnesota.

  • Tekke chuval with excellent drawing. Finely knotted asymmetric right. Wonderful color including dark green, magenta, two blues, and both madder and synthetic ... read more
    price:  $400

  • Rare Yomud chuval with Tekke influence. Full pile, with minimal selvage loss. 200 kpi, asymmetric knots, open right. Fantastic dye saturation, with ... read more
    price:  please ask

  • Antique Baluch Prayer Rug with tree of life design. Camel hair field, with good quality weft-float end finish and some selvage remaining. ... read more
    price:  $125

  • Antique Baluch - 36" x 56" and its all there. Considerable wear. Clean and odor free, with an interesting rendition of the ... read more
    price:  $100

  • Antique Bakhtiari rug with natural dyes and all wool foundation. Areas of wear and a crease or two. No holes, or smells. ... read more
    price:  $250

  • Antique white-groud Afshar, 3.5' x 4.5' in overall great condition. All natural dyes, electric blue. Generally low pile, with a coffee stain? ... read more
    price:  inexpensive!

  • An interesting and decorative small carpet of possible Bakhtiari origin. 6'4" x 4'9". All wool, single weft, zero warp suppression. Areas ... read more

  • White Ground Afshar constructed of interlocking boteh! Wool warp and weft, 4 feet by 5 feet. Low pile, good general condition. Selvages ... read more
    price:  $400

  • Antique Afshar: 4' x 5'- White ground and rare design. Pile is good around the perimeter, and lower in parts. One area ... read more
    price:  POR

  • Tekke 6 gul torba of significant age and quality! Intense detail in the main guls which are of good size. Condition leaves ... read more
    price:  $500

  • Sweet Torba, with Asmalyk guls, 45" x 15" - Symmetric knots. Saturated dyes, with mothing [taken care of], and wear. Super decorative. ... read more
    price:  $500

  • a tour de force of Turkoman weaving with Yomud influence. 10' x 18" with both handspun cotton and wool shots of weft. ... read more
    price:  ask

  • Yomud group chuval with tremendous color and wool quality. Admired by top collectors! Symmetric noting. Very fine dark brown weft. Natural dyes. ... read more
    price:  $800

  • Chodor carpet, 9' x 4.5' - Excellent dye-work, c. 1870. Splits, reinforced, but intact. No odor or rot. $500 plus shipping.
    price:  $500

  • Ersari Ensi, Circa 1850 - fully ethnographic in every regard. Better condition than one would expect! Pile a bit low in the ... read more
    price:  $1250

  • Antique Yomud Main Carpet: Excellent Christmas gift. 9'3"x5'5". 11h x 14v = 140 kpi. Camel hair warp. Some cotton in weft? [see ... read more
    price:  $3500

  • Antique Ivory Ground Khamseh 4'x 6' in excellent condition. To be auctioned at Grogans on Monday, 11/3. View it at link

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  • Antique Bijar Kilim: 3.5' x 5'. Complete on both ends and sides, but two small areas of weft damage, upper right and ... read more
    price:  $350 OBO

  • Chodor Carpet, Good pile but seamed in several spots. Judged by those who know to be c. 1870. Extensive cotton in weft. ... read more
    price:  POR

  • Afshari / Khamseh bagface /rug. old. Great graphics and saturated dyes, all natural! Worn.

  • Seichour Kuba! Excellent colors and condition. 72" x 45". Probably pre-1900, judging from the dyes. The dark blue/black is somewhat corrosive ... read more

  • Classic Bidjov Kuba in excellent, full pile condition. Circa 1910. Excellent quality. Selvages are perfect and original. Please check my other ... read more
    price:  please ask

  • Jomud group, Asmalyk-gul torba. 45" x 16." Symetric knots 8h x 15v. Great color, some wear, as shown. Great color, but ... read more
    price:  $900

  • Good piece in ok condition. 58" x 33". Selvages are perfect w/ some kilim at ends. Electric blue. Any questions? Please ... read more
    price:  $200

  • Nice Sarouk. No sign of "paint," but some moth-bites out of the olive green. Professionally cleaned. Better than average color. 29" x ... read more
    price:  $200