Syndicate contentAndy Hale

Specialist dealer of all types of Central Asian art since 1972. Author of numerous books and articles on Central Asian textiles, along with my wife, Kate Fitz Gibbon. I also work with Russian and Central Asian photography. Our Central Asian archive has over 2,000 images, some of which can be seen on our gallery website:

www.anahitagallery.com

I am an USPAP certified appraiser, specializing in textiles, photographs and sound recordings (phonograph records).

Buy from the guy who knows his utkap from his ilgich!

BOOKS:
Colors of Oasis, Central Asian Ikats, Textile Museum, Washington, D.C., 2010.
A Story of Islamic Embroidery-In Nomadic and Urban Traditions, TDIC Abu Dhabi UAE, 2010
The Collection at Home. Sammlung Henkel II, Henkel, Gabriele (Ed.), Dumont Buchverlag, Koln, 2009.
Uzbek Embroidery in the Nomadic Tradition (with co-author Kate Fitz Gibbon), Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, Minneapolis, MN 2007
Ikat, Silks of Central Asia, The Guido Goldman Collection (with co-author Kate Fitz Gibbon), Calmann and King, London, 1997
Ikat Silks of Central Asia (with co-author Kate Fitz Gibbon, The Pip Rau Collection, Basil Blackwell, London, 1988

ARTICLES (selected)
Spiders, Snakes & Scorpions, Kungrat and Lakai Ritual Textiles, Hali, Issue 152, Summer 2007
Role Reversal, Shahrisyabz Suzani, Hali, Issue 153, Autumn 2007
History and its Imperatives, Hali Magazine, November/December 2001, Issue 119
Lakai, The Bad Beys of Central Asia, cover article, Hali Magazine, June-July 1994, Issue 75

  • Offering a group of 67 Central Asian embroideries and costume, including ikat. Everything was purchased in Afghanistan in the early 1970s ... read more
    price:  POR

  • uzbek 35 Central Asian Ikat Coat, Silk with cotton backing, 19th Century, 46 x 57 inches, Some minor tears and stains, overall ... read more
    price:  $200.00

  • uzbek 34 Central Asian Uzbek Napramach 16 x 40 inches as photographed This has 19th century block print and Russian trade cloth ... read more
    price:  $400.00

  • uzbek 33 Central Asian Kungrat Embroidery, Wool, Late 19th/Early 20th Century, 23 x 21.5
    price:  $175.00

  • uzbek 32 Lakai Embroidery Silk/Wool/Cotton, Late 19th Century, 12.6 x 11 not including top hanging loop or fringe
    price:  $400.00

  • uzbek 38 Central Asian Lakai Embroidery 19th Century Silk/Wool 24 x 16 inches not including tassels Some minor runs Very nice example!
    price:  $850.00

  • Uzbek 29 Central Asian Lakai Embroidery 22.5 x 25, Silk Embroidery on Wool $650.00 Would look better with the border removed.
    price:  $650.00

  • Uzbek 28 Central Asian Ikat Coat, Silk/Cotton, 52 inches long, Unlined $200.00
    price:  $200.00

  • Uzbek 27 Central Asian Uzbek Embroidery “Segusha”, Silk Embroidery on Cotton, 47 inches wide $75.00
    price:  $75.00

  • uzbek 26 Central Asian Uzbek "Segusha" Embroidery, Silk embroidery on cotton, 35 inches wide $70.00
    price:  $70.00

  • Uzbek 23 Central Asian Lakai Embroidery, Late 19th Century, 21 x 21 not including fringe
    price:  $700.00

  • Uzbek 19 Central Asian Lakai Embroidery, Late 19th/Early 20th Century, 27 x 26.5 Few holes and stains
    price:  $500.00

  • Uzbek 16 Central Asian Lakai Embroidery, 19th Century 23 x 23.5 Some slight runs and stains but a very unusual design $700.00
    price:  $700.00

  • uzbek 14 Central Asian Uzbek “Korak” Patchwork, 87 x 55 inches
    price:  $250.00

  • Uzbek 9 Central Asian Lakai Embroidery 23.5 x 14 not including tassels Some run area on edging and lower left
    price:  $550.00

  • tr 117 Central Asian Belt, Silk/Cotton, 37.2 x 4.25 inches, 19th Century
    price:  $600.00

  • tr 115 Turkmen Bread Bag, Silk/Wool/Cotton, Late 19th/Early 20th Century. 14.7 x 15 inches
    price:  $700.00

  • tr 122 Central Asian Embroidered Collar, Silk/Cotton, Late 19th Century, 43 x 3 inches
    price:  $125.00

  • tr 116 Turkmen Bread Bag, Wool/Silk/Cotton, 20 x 19 inches, Early 20th Century
    price:  $400.00

  • tr 113 Turkmen Embroidered Bag,Silk/Cotton, Early 20th Century, 12.2 x 5 inches The side bindings have been cut so the bag is not ... read more
    price:  $250.00

  • tr 111 Turkmen Embroidered Bag, Silk/Cotton, Late 19th/Early 20th Century. 7.7 x 6.2 inches
    price:  $350.00

  • 5582 Central Asian "Uut Kap" Embroidery, Late 19th Century, Silk/Cotton, 19 x 12 inches Oddly, this piece had cut up and made into ... read more
    price:  $400.00

  • tr 95 Central Asian Silk Velvet Ikat Coat, 19th Century, Silk/Cotton, 49 x 65 inches, Has some insect damage but still displays ... read more
    price:  POR

  • tr 110 Central Asian Ikat Coat, Late 19th Century, Silk Ikat with Cotton Lining, 50 inches long, arm length 65 inches Stains on ... read more
    price:  $350.00

  • tr 109 Central Asian Lakai "Chuk" Wrapper, Silk/Cotton, 34 x 148 inches
    price:  $325.00

  • tr 107 Central Asian Belt and Buckle Early 20th Century, Leather/Metal/Silk/Cotton
    price:  $250.00

  • tr 106 Central Asian Necklace, Late 19th/Early 20th Century, Coral/Silver/Shell/Glass 30 inches
    price:  POR

  • tr 105 Central Asian Embroidered Trim, Late 19th Century, Silk/Cotton, 2.1 x 44 inches Can anyone read this?
    price:  $180.00

  • tr 101 Turkmen Bag, Late 19th Century,13.7 x 9 inches Open, Appears to have been recycled from a chyrpy. Nicely done, ... read more
    price:  $180.00

  • gm 31 Turkmen "Depeband" Ornament, Silver with Gilding, Late 19th/Early 20th Century, 3.8 x 3.7 inches See more jewelry on our website:
    price:  POR

  • tr 91 Central Asian Uzbek Mafrash, Silk/Cotton/Wool, Late 19th/Early 20th Century, Front panel is 13.5 x 33 inches
    price:  POR

  • tr 93 Central Asian Ikat Coat, Silk, Early 20th Century, 58" long
    price:  $900.00

  • tr 40 Central Asian Lakai Uzbek Saddle Cover, 19th Century, Silk/Wool, 46 x 78 inches Saddle Covers of this type are rare.
    price:  POR

  • tr 82 Turkmen Jollar, Wool, 19th Century, 15 x 56 inches Very fine soft wool, strong blues. Difficult to photograph well.
    price:  POR

  • tr 79 Turkmen Beshire Bagface, 19th Century, Wool, 16 x 50 inches
    price:  $600.00

  • tr 80 Central Asian Kungrat Camel Head Cover, Late 19th/Early 20th Century, 42 x 18 inches This piece is illustrated in the catalog ... read more
    price:  $500.00

  • tr 81 Central Asian Kungrat Horse Head Cover, Early 20th Century, 31 x 18 inches
    price:  $350.00

  • tr 83 Baluch Bag, Late 19th Century, Wool with original kilim back, 41 x 27 inches
    price:  $500.00

  • tr 54 Central Asian Uzbek "Chuk" Wrapper, Cotton/Silk, Middle 20th Century, 11'10" x 4" (width of each band)
    price:  $200.00

  • tr 38 Central Asian Ikat, 19th Century, Silk/Cotton, 55 x 44 inches Very nice example in excellent condition.
    price:  POR

  • tr 25 Central Asian Coat Trim, Late 19th Century, Silk/Cotton, 43 x 3.7 inches Some stains and wear.
    price:  $150.00

  • tr 5 Central Asian Embroidery, Early 20th Century, Silk/Cotton, 23.5 x 24, Some Stains
    price:  POR

  • tr 76 Central Asian Ikat Scarf, Silk, Early 20th Century, 79 x 60 inches Has some stains and small tears, email for detail
    price:  $600.00

  • tr 41 Central Asian Horse Cover, Velvet, Metal Thread, Metal Discs, Ikat Backing, Late 19th Century, 52 x 71 inches
    price:  POR

  • tr 66 Turkmen "Heikel", Silver/Carnelian/Leather, Late 19th/Early 20th Century, 22 x 6 inches
    price:  POR

  • tr 68 Turkmen "Egme" Headpiece, Silver/Carnelian/Gold Wash, 19th Century, Silver Front is 6 x 9 inches, With side pieces it is 6 ... read more
    price:  $1000.00

  • tr 63 Turkmen "Khorijen" Donkey Bag, Wool, 36 x 18 inches, Colors are a bit faded, which is typical for this kind ... read more
    price:  $100.00

  • tr 46 Central Asian Felt, Wool, 3 feet 10 inches x 14 feet 2 inches Some minor tears and holes Nice colors. ... read more
    price:  $1000.00