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Rugs for the sake of rugs

  • Iconic Khorosan Baluch tree rug on a brown ground with an older Timuri border type.
    price:  expensive

  • Very Old Central Asian / Uzbek small main carpet with crosses in octagons. Great diverse color and an amazing border of a ... read more
    price:  expensive, please ask if interested

  • 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

  • Super colorful Bashir Central Asian / Middle Amu Darya area carpet. older than most. Worn but more or less complete with an ... read more
    price:  $1150

  • Fine Tekke Turkmen main carpet fragment. Very respectable age with sophisticated color, fine weave, and older drawing features.
    price:  $750 plus shipping

  • Blasted but Beautiful Ersari / Middle Amu Darya ikat inspired Central Asian chuval. Rough condition but old and thin with a soulful ... read more
    price:  $350 plus shipping

  • Huge Turkmen Chuval, probably Ersari but also perhaps on the Kizyl Ayak spectrum. This is a very large ultra meaga chuval, one ... read more
    price:  $2300

  • Classic Kizyl Ayak Chuval with a blank elem. Tight weave, soft wool,floppy handle, glossy sheen. Published in Hali 148 'Kizil Ayak & ... read more
    price:  on request

  • Crisply drawn Camel Ground Baluch Prayer Rug with elongated stylized hands, depressed warp Khorosan type. a piece from Basha's Baluch Collection. 2'7"x4'7"
    price:  $1800 plus shipping

  • Konya fragment, Excellent Color. Fragment= 12"×29" mount= 15"×31"
    price:  $750

  • Central Anatolian Konya / Capadocia area rug fragment. Former Kirscheim Collection published in ' Orient Stars ' as 17th century with the ... read more
    price:  on request

  • Small Chinese Ningxia rug with bats, cloudbands, and knot designs. Great design and drawing. size is 21"x35"
    price:  on request

  • Anatolian rug with archaic classical Holbein references. 18th century, probably East Anatolian Kurdish but with a palette reminiscent of Karaman area things. ... read more
    price:  $4500

  • Bergama area Anatolian Turkish rug, an early rendition of this uncommon type with saturated color and open drawing, silk knots in the ... read more
    price:  $5500

  • Older Ersari Turkmen chuval
    price:  $1800

  • Old Antique Central Anatolian kilim fragment, mounted and conserved, nice graphics and weave. 33" x 108". Traces of purple 'mosque ink'.
    price:  $1000

  • Karapinar / Mut / South central Anatolian kilim. Great colors woven on dark warp. Good age. 30" x 108"
    price:  $900

  • Antique Baluch Rug with rosettes in a lattice. All narural colors. 89x 152 cm(35''x60'' inches)
    price:  $150 plus shipping

  • Large Sistan Baluch khorjin (bagface). Very graphic with saturated natural dyes including aubergine and several green-blue hues.
    price:  $350

  • East Anatolian Kurdish Rug with Memling Guls. Probably 18th century with a rich, diverse and moody color palette, exceptional wool and ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Baluch Runner, great natural colors, woven like a giant long bagface with a repeat mosaic like pattern of eight-pointed stars in a ... read more
    price:  $1250

  • Two fragments of an exceptional 18th century blue-ground Bergama area rug with a curled tendril palmette border. Each approximately 2'6"x2'6".
    price:  SOLD

  • East Anatolian Divan Cover. Red-wefted group, fragmented into three pieces, Super colors, Older than most.
    price:  $2400

  • 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:  $650

  • Classical Ottoman medallion Ushak fragment. 16th/ 17th century. Size is 52"×39".
    price:  $3750

  • 17th / 18th century Chinese (Gansu or East Turkestan) pile carpet fragment with a classic Ming lotus and peonies vine-scroll design made ... read more
    price:  $1800

  • Kuba pile rug with a harshang palmette design more typically seen in sumak rugs. Great color and design.
    price:  SOLD

  • Central Anatolian Memling gul rug fragment, very nice colors.
    price:  SOLD

  • Camel-Ground Baluch Tree Rug with a central classic type Baluchi tree flanked by two more geometric tree forms and interspersed with a ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Baluch Rug with hexagonal field pattern. Very soft and pliable blanket-like handle. poly-chromatic blue and open drawing with an abstracted animal, various ... read more
    price:  $550

  • " Timuri " type Baluch prayer rug with a rare pointed mihrab niche flanked by animals. a very unusual Baluchi. Restoration to ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Camel Ground Baluch Rug with Trees, small size, great drawing, perhaps a bit more curvilinear than most with a bite nibbled out ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • worn Baluch rug with great star border. Diagonal stripes with a pile rendition of flatweave design. corrosive browns.
    price:  $175 plus shipping

  • Old large Kizyl Ayak chuval. Much larger than most with a great weave and rich colors. Very nice spacing. Excellent handle. a ... read more
    price:  $1250

  • Yomut or perhaps 'P-Chodor' Asmalyk camel trapping. Very idiosyncratic palette with a deep aubergine and blue-green.
    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

  • Ersari Minakhani Chuval, an early version of this type with two shades of insect pink, silk,two or three golds, and several shades ... read more
    price:  $750

  • Baluch shrub bagface with fiery ochre and polychromatic blues. Glossy wool. All great vegetal dyes. 21"x19"
    price:  $175

  • Baluch Bagface, great graphics with a strong central element replacing the more typical star. nice handle and soft wool. cut on the
    price:  SOLD

  • Very old single-wefted Veramin pile torba / mafrash. Very floppy handle that can drape around a pencil. These pieces are often stiff, ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Early Chinese Ningxia fragment with cloud design. Weft is white animal hair not cotton. Either part of a runner, or based on ... read more
    price:  $2500

  • 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:  $375

  • Turkmen asmalyk, most probably Yomut. Great original condition.
    price:  POR

  • Baluch octagon bag
    price:  SOLD

  • Konya Cappadocia rug fragment, 17th/18th cen. Tile design on a modulated tawny and yellow ground. great color, cool construction, obvious condition issues ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Tekke Chuval, very fine and thin with silk highlights throughout. Multiple (30) mafrash gul field with abstract tree pattern elem. Certainly old ... read more
    price:  moderate