Shiv

Specializing mainly in esoteric tribal pieces and collectable rugs. In addition to his rug activities Shiv works as a university instructor in mathematics. He has been a presence in the New York and international rug scene for over a decade and has lectured at several Oriental rug societies about his theories of spatial articulation in tribal and classical rugs and carpets. Shiv is one with the universe. He is the missing pile of one million worn Baluchies.

  • Approximately 4x7 Kurd Bijar type rug with Baluch sentiments. Old money wear to go with it. Actual colors deeper than imaged.
    price:  $650 ish

  • Kizylayak JuVAL with 9 guls
    price:  $555+ship

  • Afshar with Chodor references. Turkoman Gul Medallion ?
    price:  On Request

  • Ersari or Middle Amu Darya type trapping.
    price:  on request

  • Glorious Tekke Main Carpet Fragment
    price:  More pics, details on request.

  • old Bakhtiary type rug. Brilliant color, composition.
    price:  on Reqquest

  • o l d Sauj Bulak Kurd Main Rug
    price:  On Request

  • Old Sauj Bulak Type Kurd rug.
    price:  more details on request.

  • Baluch Bagface with Memling Gul Type Medallion, with Green and Silk in Center. Hard to photograph !
    price:  On Request

  • Mounted Sumakh with Five Memling Guls, cotton whites, star centers.
    price:  On Request

  • Old Beautifuul Verneh.
    price:  On Request.

  • Old Yomud Juval with mostly plain elem but with a few ‘dots’.
    price:  On request

  • Baluch Prayer Rug, as found. Restorable.
    price:  On request

  • Small Doroksh. Got condition issues. Good for gardeners.
    price:  Upon Request

  • Afshar on Blue Ground, and a couple of people .
    price:  On Request

  • Old Sumakh Bagface with Octagons on White Ground
    price:  On Request

  • Pair of Farahan area bagfaces. 31 inches x 35 inches. Sorry Metric system countries. Still imperial units in us.
    price:  Please ask for add photos if interested. Easier.

  • An early so called Arab Baluch with snowflaky motifs with breath taking iridescent blue
    price:  Combo with adjacent one

  • So called Arab Baluch with ‘Snowflake ‘ motifs
    price:  Combo with other piece

  • An Afshar with character... and little bit of wear. Sometimes these go hand in hand. More photos available.
    price:  Ok

  • Old and Beautiful Yomud Juval. Worn but Elegant, it is.
    price:  Reasonable, I think.

  • One of those Uzbek Jajims but an old one with really nice compositional elements
    price:  On request

  • Gabbeh type longish rug. Some zig zags. As found, sporadic repairs.
    price:  On request

  • Large Ersari fragment with beautiful drawing and color. Unfortunately, it is not complete but Gorgeous nonetheless. Minor secondary issues but how about ... read more
    price:  On request.

  • It’s a Kizylaayak / Ersari group, longish torba. a little smoked but still has beautiful color. Additional photos on request.
    price:  It’s alright.

  • Old , Beautiful Yastik on Tessellation Row
    price:  On Request

  • Yastik with Octagons, mounted on a frame.
    price:  On request

  • Folky serab type somewhat long rug ( wayne, have your people call my people)
    price:  Ask

  • Beautiful old quashquai long Kilim
    price:  Sold

  • Chanteh face, a little frayed
    price:  On requeste

  • a Veramin bagface fragment with fine weave, articulated figures with arms akimbo. Floating red hearts in field among other cool figures.
    price:  Om request

  • Fine Versmin bagface with figures, arms akimbo.
    price:  SOLD ^ %

  • Quashquai bagface, medium fine
    price:  On request

  • An Ersari group juval
    price:  On request

  • Old beautiful Senneh kilim
    price:  Onn request

  • An old Chodor ensi on a beautiful purple ground , somewhat fragmentary
    price:  Upon request

  • An old and quite fragmentary Yomud ensi, soft handle and nice patina....where one might find wool
    price:  Upon request

  • Large Baluch bagface with memling in Octagon, floppy
    price:  S O L D

  • Mixed technique Quashquai, not cash cow, bagface with nice patina
    price:  On request

  • Yastik Frag, probably
    price:  on request

  • Rare shah Sewan bagface frag
    price:  On request

  • Suzani fragment

  • Old Kuba Frag (Cut 'n Shut ) on yellow Ground.

  • Ancient Chinese Textile Fragment
    price:  POR

  • nwp Frag with Minakhani references (?) & Exquisite Colour

  • Rare Jain Textile with Cows

  • Striped Caucasian Rug

  • Small Fine Tekke Mafash