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Our collection over the past 40 years has come to focus on directional/niche/prayer rugs and kilims, weavings that show improvisatory originality within the traditional parameters. --You have a 3-day grace period to return a purchase for a refund minus shipping cost. Alternate email address: jbatki@twcny.rr.com

  • Unusual Baluch prayer rug with 305 Botehs and one Snake-Dragon. Excellent condition; sides re-wrapped
    price:  on hold

  • Antique Symmetrically knotted Baluch Double-ended prayer rug with rare design. 34.5 x 62 inches. Mostly even low pile with heavily corroded brown areas. ... read more
    price:  USD 725 includes shipping in U.S.

  • Antique Baluch Tree prayer rug, 32 x 51 inches. Several interesting design features. Sides re-bound; losses at lower end; a few small ... read more
    price:  USD 575.- includes shipping

  • Turkmen Juval with 6 Horizontal Bands of 2 kinds, 55.5 x 31.5 inches In good condition, with one small darned hole. No borders, only ... read more
    price:  USD 1100.-

  • Antique Baluch Tree in Camelhair field prayer rug. Very fine weave. One of the oldest examples of this type.
    price:  sold, thank you!

  • Two antique Turkmen torbas
    price:  please inquire

  • 30 Rug Catalogs for sale: 11 Sotheby's London. 5 Christie's London, 14 Christie's ny.
    price:  USD 90 plus shipping

  • Fine antique Pirot kelim in excellent condition. 146 x 211 cm. Circa 1900. Straight out of Matisse's Red Room.
    price:  USD 1900.-

  • Antique Pirot small Tree kilim, 40 x 59 inches. Very fine weave, delicately drawn small Tree in central diamond medallion. In good ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • Antique Kazak mat with 39 Rosettes. Wear in places showing red-wefted foundation. Priced accordingly.
    price:  USD 290.-

  • South-East Caucasus wool and camel knotted pile rug, ca. 1900 in excellent condition
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Antique Baluch with 17 Hooked Diamond Guls on Camel Hair field
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • early Ersari Beshir fragment
    price:  USD 175

  • 19th century Beshir library carpet, detail
    price:  please inquire

  • Detail, unique Vagireh with St. Andrew's Cross design, possibly from Heriz or Tabriz, circa 1900. Asymmetrical wool knotting on white cotton warps ... read more
    price:  USD 3400.-

  • Detail of small antique Khorassan Baluch main carpet in excellent condition. Rare, reciprocal rendition ofarchaic gul repeat.
    price:  please ask

  • 19th century Kuba Seikhur rug
    price:  please enquire

  • Early 3-Trees Central Anatolian prayer fragment
    price:  please enquire

  • Highly unusual 19th century Karabagh prayer rug, possibly Armenian work
    price:  please enquire

  • Unusual Shirvan prayer rug, Ivory Field with 10 hooked diamond guls in a hexagon lattice, 108 x 140 cm. Heavy wear as ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • Exemplary 19th century Turkmen torba trapping, excellent condition
    price:  please inquire

  • Medjedieh-style Central Anatolian Green on Red yastik, 20.5 x 33 inches, in very good condition. Similar examples: Brian Morehouse, yastiks, Nos. 97,98. ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • Red Field with 3 Conjoined Unequal Diamond Medallions, Very Old Bijar Kurd, probably mid-19th century or earlier. 3'6" x 5'5". Heavy wear ... read more
    price:  reasonable

  • Antique Anatolian long kilim strip, possibly Aksaray, late 19th century. Very good condition.
    price:  please inquire

  • Kirman Tree under Arch embroidery, wool on fine red pashmina plain weave. 30 x 108 inches. Circa 1900.
    price:  please inquire

  • Rarely seen South East Asian textile, 26 x 285 cm. Handspun cotton embroidery on very fine handspun cotton gauze. It seems ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • Petite Central Anatolian 3-compartment kelim, wool with white cotton highlights. Possibly 18th century.
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Unusual, large antique Afshar or Lori sumak panel, 5 feet wide. Formerly Michael Craycraft collection.
    price:  please inquire

  • Detail of unusual Afshar or Lori sumak panel
    price:  please inquire

  • Very old Anatolian Elibelinde kelim fragment, possibly 18th century
    price:  please inquire

  • detail, Bijar small kelim featuring exotic fauna.
    price:  please inquire

  • Detail, antique Central Anatolian kelim of petite dimensions
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Detail, antique Anatolian small kelim with 8 hexagon guls, Cumra region
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Turkmen Charshangu torba with 3 Ikat Guls, Middle Amu Darya region, late 19th century. 50 x 16 inches (125 x 41 cm). ... read more
    price:  please ask

  • Classic Anatolian Elibelinde kelim fragment, 114 x 234 cm
    price:  please inquire

  • Small Avar Heraldic Calyx repeat in grid on Yellow field, 3 different narrow borders, probably late 19th century, in excellent condition
    price:  please inquire

  • Small Avar Rug, Stars on Coppery Red Madder, Single Ivory border with archaic fret repeat, late 19/early 20 c.
    price:  on request

  • East Anatolian niche rug with Hittite swastika border
    price:  on request

  • Topless Bijar kelim, missing upper border.
    price:  on request

  • antique yastik in good condition
    price:  usd 575

  • Antique Avar, 30 Stars on Red, 32 x 52 inches. a flower in each star, and a monumental border.
    price:  please ask

  • anatolian banded kilim, 2'8" x 8"1" Early 20th century. Wool warp and weft; highlights in cotton and metallic thread. Very good condition, with small ... read more
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Petite Ningxia 3-Medallion Mat, 23 x 39 inches. Probably mid-19th century or earlier.
    price:  please inquire

  • Happy New Year 2019!

  • 9-Stage Rocket, 41 x 74 inches. Wool and camel hair. Most likely nw Persian Kurdistan, 19th century
    price:  p.o.r.

  • East Anatolian prayer rug with rare "Hittite Swastika Variant" border. Circa late 19th century. Rough spots, incomplete edges reinforced with old kilim ... read more
    price:  please enquire

  • South Caucasus Kazak or Karabagh prayer rug with Ivory Field. Circa 1900. a rare type. Mostly even low pile. Professionally cleaned.
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Highly unusual Ushak fragment, vagireh-like in its rustic treatment of 18th-century Smyrna design
    price:  on request