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Rugs for the sake of rugs

  • Yomut Turkmen asmalyk. Not the typical rendering of the asmalyk design. Great condition.
    price:  on request

  • East Anatolian rug fragment, very fine weave and saturated natural color. An exceptionally elegant but battered older example of an iconic type.
    price:  $300

  • Baluch flatwoven sofreh, camel-ground with a field of repeat abstracted trees. a couple of silk highlights. Nice ends with some weft float. ... read more
    price:  $650

  • Kurdish rug from Northwest Persia with Memling guls and abstracted tree borders. Bold drawing with a corroded brown ground that gives a ... read more
    price:  on request

  • white-ground Baluch balisht with a repeat 'comb' design. a strange blend of elegance and barbarism. This is a former Basha piece. There ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • small symmetrically knotted Baluch rug. The field design is composed of a repeat made up from the tendrils of harshang blossoms (blossoms ... read more
    price:  $400

  • Tekke ensi with animal tree drawing and 2-1-2 candelabra. Old but problematic, fragmented and cut on the sides. Madder is depleted. Still ... read more
    price:  $450

  • 12 gul Tekke torba
    price:  on request

  • Ancient minakhani Baluch rug. (price not commensurate with condition)

  • Yomut Turkmen chuval, Great age. Fantastic elem with evocative negative space. Uncommon border with some corrosive brown. Great color with an attractive ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Mucur Prayer Rug. One of the preeminent examples of the type. Published in Murray Eiland, Oriental Carpets: a Complete Guide p. 188 ... read more
    price:  High and worth it

  • Six Gul Tekke Torba, a nice older honest earlier example with velvety pile, great wool quality, and color. Obvious condition issues. Recently ... read more
    price:  $550

  • Very uncommon Kizyl Ayak Turkmen main carpet fragment featuring large chuval-style guls with substantive silk highlights. 17"x24"
    price:  SOLD

  • Ersari Turkmen chuval with mina-khani design. An early version of this type with two shades of insect pink, silk, two or three ... read more
    price:  $750

  • Ersari torba, dynamic drawing and nice colors with a few highlight knots of cochineal silk. Looks like it was made into ... read more
    price:  $550

  • Two more Ancient Carpet Fragment, 3rd - 6th century. Part of the same group of early pile carpet fragments seen in the ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Ancient Carpet Fragment, 3rd - 6th century. a similar fragment from perhaps the same rug is in the Al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait along ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Large Sistan Baluch khorjin (bagface). Very graphic with saturated natural dyes including aubergine and several green-blue hues.
    price:  $300 plus shipping

  • East Anatolian Kurdish rug with saturated madder-red ground and matching red weft. Great color with green, sky-blue, golds and ox-blood. Several condition ... read more
    price:  on request

  • Central Anatolian Konya long rug, beautiful color and texture, very fragmented and worn. Former Charles Lave collection, Inv#C-136. Nice use of abrash, ... read more
    price:  $2200

  • Small camel-ground Baluch rug with zoomorphic looking botehs. Very cute piece with some damage but complete.
    price:  $450

  • Colorful Tibetan square, an older example with great abrash.
    price:  $950

  • Chinese Ningxia throneback with a double crane roundel surrounded by clouds. 18th century type with remarkable wool and great condition.
    price:  on request

  • Northwest Anatolia / Bergama area Yuntdag rug with iconic Holbein strap-work design. Great use of complimentary contrasting color. About 5' square.
    price:  on request

  • lush velvety Tekke Turkmen main carpet with rounded guls. fragmented at sides, missing a border.
    price:  SOLD

  • Tibetan Wangden type warp-faced back seating square. (apx. 3 feet square)
    price:  $3000 obo

  • Tang Dynasty silk fragment with a large composite dragon in a pearl roundel. Central China, 8th century. An unusually rendered dragon perhaps ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • 18th century Anatolian fragment, Aksaray? Mihaliç? nice and colorful, mounted and conserved.
    price:  on request

  • Boucher-esque Khorosan Baluch rug with Memling tile design. Animals drawn all over the place including the field, border, and even within the ... read more
    price:  $1500

  • Very old, very large Kizyl Ayak chuval. Much larger than most with a great weave, floppy handle, great spacing, and rich saturated ... read more
    price:  on request

  • old Tekke Turkmen main carpet fragment from an early or mid century piece. a vertical strip with 10 guls representing the full ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Baluch shrub bagface with fiery ochre and polychromatic blues. Shrubs here are in a lattice. Glossy wool. All great vegetal dyes. 21"x19"
    price:  SOLD

  • Bashir / Ersari ? Middle Amu Darya bannded chuval, silk highihgts, fragmented at the sides with some vissible old repair. Nice colors, ... read more
    price:  $1250

  • Northwest Persian flatwoven bag. Probably Kurdish. Not quite ' reverse sumak '. One side is flat while the other is more textured. ... read more
    price:  $495

  • Yomut Chuval, Former David Reuben piece published in 'Gols and Guls 2' as plate 35 with description reading... "Yomut Family Juval 72x125 (2'6"x4'1") ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Bulgarian embroidery, late Ottoman or early independence period (19th century). Silk highlights with a crisp design. Very charming!
    price:  $160

  • Indo-Isfahan Carpet, second half of the 17th century. Worn and with scattered repairs but complete. Apx. 8'x18'
    price:  on request

  • Baluch Rug with hexagonal tile field pattern. Very soft and pliable blanket-like handle. Poly-chromatic blue and open drawing with an abstracted animal, ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • worn antique Khorosan Baluch rug with great star border. Diagonal stripes with a pile rendition of flatweave design. corrosive browns.
    price:  $185

  • Crazy Baluch octagon star bag with animals. Tribal khorjin from Khorosan with an eccentric take on a classic Baluchi type. Very colorful ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Fine old Khorosan Baluch balisht with polychromatic blue abrash. 2'2"x2'9"
    price:  $250

  • Baluch Camel Ground Prayer Rug, fantastically soft wool (just ask the moths!) saturated madder red. Great tactile quality. Good drawing with interesting ... read more
    price:  $550

  • Interesting Senneh or related west Persian bagface with Qajar soldiers bearing swords and birds in the corners, nice wool and saturated natural ... read more
    price:  $550

  • South Persian Bagface, super soft lustrous wool with a great handle. Shrubs in lattice design based on classic Garden Carpet design. The ... read more
    price:  on request

  • Ersari or Uzbek rug with an ikat (ak kymak) design. Fragmented, mounted, and conserved.
    price:  on request

  • Kirghiz fragment, older than any Kirghiz piece I've seen with an ancient aesthetic. This piece was sourced in Tibet. It appears to ... read more
    price:  more than most sane people would pay... a lot... approaching ransom

  • Very soft Baluch large balisht (poshti) from Khorossan, has a few knots of blue cotton, all good colors with polychromatic blue and ... read more
    price:  $325

  • Small format Bergama area Turkish rug with an intriguing design related to both sumaks and some yastiks. Squarish shape and nicely drawn ... read more
    price:  $450