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Rugs for the sake of rugs

  • 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

  • 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:  SOLD

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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:  SOLD

  • 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

  • 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:  SOLD

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • Karapinar / Mut / South central Anatolian kilim. Great colors woven on dark warp. Good age. 30" x 108"
    price:  $550

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • " 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Baluch Camel-ground Poshti, great abrash in the natural camel and soft natural colors including yellow and green. The field displays a rendition ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Ladik Prayer Rug with Double-Columns as well as Double Spandrels. Rare and beautiful white ground and exceptional aubergine and red spandrels. circa ... read more
    price:  $4500

  • large Anatolian fragment with a Caucasian Dragon Carpet design.
    price:  SOLD

  • Yomut Turkmen chuval with some archaic features.
    price:  SOLD

  • Tekke Chuval with Aina Guls, fine weave, silk highlights
    price:  SOLD

  • Bashir Prayer Rug, nice detailing and drawing of trees and pomegranates. Great wool and color. The top and bottom have been rewoven ... read more
    price:  POR

  • Baluch Bird Rug, all good colors. w. Afghanistan, late 19th cen. Worn with one border torn.
    price:  SOLD

  • Anatolian kilim, thin and fine with striped bands with geometric design on a camel ground. mounted and conserved. 22" x 65"
    price:  $1100

  • Central Anatolian kilim with ashik-like devices and very nice colored including modeled greens and blue and a fantastic aubergine. 28" x 115"
    price:  $800

  • Turkmen Torba with Memling guls. Seems somewhere between Ersari and something Eagle, fine weave, great wool and dyes. asymmetrical knot open right, ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Qashqai Sumak Chanteh, The left side uses a light warp while the right uses a dark one which creates a subtle but ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Central Anatolian rug with superior color.
    price:  SOLD