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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

  • Rare type Ivory Field Caucasian Prayer rug, 45 x 58 inches. Late 19th/early 20th century village/ nomad variant of Markarian prayer rug.
    price:  please inquire

  • Transcaucasus Shahsevan kilim fragment, 59 x 26 inches. Full original width excerpt from a large 19th century kilim.
    price:  USD 195.- includes shipping in the U.S.

  • Very Early Kirman Carpet Fragment, 17 x 17.5 inches. From the field of a very finely woven large Floral Palmettes and ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • Rare and unusual old Indian textile, 38 x 63 inches, Silk and other materials embroidered on fine red cotton cloth, two pieces ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • Large and unusual Afshar sumak panel, 60 x 25.5 inches. Long sides (warp ends) are overcast with black wool; short sides (weft ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • Very Unusual Antique Baluch with ZigZag Pattern. 33 x 66 inches overall. 33 x 53 inches knotted pile. Persian knotted. Upper ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • Luminous antique Anatolian yastik possibly from the Sivas region. For additional images see link
    price:  on reqest

  • Bidjar kelim with superb colors and unique array of animal motifs. Missing top border replaced by sewn blue denim.
    price:  reduced to $950.-

  • East Anatolian kilim panel, 2'8" x 8'1". Seven horizontal bands with 2 types of unusual Guls. Warp and weft wool; highlights ... read more
    price:  on request

  • Shirvan or Shasevan prayer rug with rare hooked guls in lattice field design and indecipherable date.
    price:  please inquire

  • 19th century Kirman embroidery, wool and silk on superfine red pashmina ground, excellent condition. 78 x 280 cm (30 x 108 inches)
    price:  please inquire

  • Anatolian kilim panel,2'8" x 8'1". Seven horizontal compartments containing 2 types of Guls. Unusual variety of materials: wool, goat hair, cotton, silk ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • Antique NorthEast Caucasus Avar small rug with 30 four-petal florets in geometric motifs on Red. 32 x 51 inches. In good condition, ... read more
    price:  on request

  • Antique Kazak small rug with 34 Rosettes on Blue, Serrated Leaf Border, 34 x 38 inches. Good condition with visible wear, ... read more
    price:  USD 275.- plus shipping

  • Shirvan 15 Snowflake Stars on Ivory. a 19th century prayer rug of petite dimensions. Camel hair and wool, some cotton weft. Numerous ... read more
    price:  SOLD, thank you!

  • Anatolian yastik, possibly Sivas area. Sweet and silky. Madder reds as well as cochineal.
    price:  reasonable plus shipping

  • Baluch yastik, balisht, or pushti, 23 x 37.5 inches. a unique 19th century improvisation for the discerning collector. Wool and camel hair. ... read more
    price:  SOLD, thank you!

  • Mystery prayer rug: what to call it? Gendje? Shahsavan? Southeast Caucasus? ??? 3'8" x 5'7" Very good condition, with good pile ... read more
    price:  sold, thank you

  • Very fine petite elegantly minimalist Timuri Baloch rug with 120 shrubs on a midnight blue field that shades to mid and light ... read more
    price:  SOLD, thank you!

  • Anatolian yastik, possibly Sivas area. For more images, see link
    price:  p.o.r.

  • Large West Anatolian Yuncu kelim, 150 x 325 cm. a rare 19th century nomad weaving in good condition, with a good ... read more
    price:  p.o.r.

  • Anatolian kilim with 4 Rectangular compartments, 51 x 74 inches (130 x 188 cm). 19th century weaving with a layout and proportions resembling ... read more
    price:  on request

  • Anatolian kilim with 8 hexagon Guls, 3'6" x 6'3" (110 x 195 cm). Konya/Cumra area, 19th century. Sides rough. ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • Fine 19th century Timuri(?) Baluch bag front panel: 4 Floral Guls of two types. 26 x 24 inches (66 x 61 cm). ... read more
    price:  Sold, thank you!

  • Yastik vagireh with Crivelli medallion, 19 x 26 inches. Central Anatolia, early 20th century. Unique piece.
    price:  on request

  • Rather unusual North East Caucasus Avar Medallion rug with light blue Octagon Gul centered in a red reserve surrounded by a deep ... read more
    price:  Please ask

  • Two Antique Central Asian Amu Darya Region wool-knotted panels. The one with ikat design has part-cotton wefting. -- For more images, ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • Rare Baluch rug in an ensi-like format, 46 x 58 inches. -- For more images please view my posts.
    price:  SOLD, thank you!

  • 14 Christies (London and ny) and 61 Sotheby's (ny and London) Rug Auction catalogs. --For details, please inquire.
    price:  on request

  • 37 Skinner Oriental Rug Catalogues, 1984-1999. In Good to Very Good condition; a few have prices written in. May, Nov 1984; June ... read more
    price:  USD 290.- or best offer

  • 24 John c. Edelmann Catalogs, 1976-1983. June, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec 1979; Apr, June, Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec 1980; Feb, March, ... read more
    price:  sold, thank you!

  • 28 Lefevre & Partners Auction Catalogs, 1976-1985. -- Great research tool, In good to very good condition. July, 1977; Feb, ... read more
    price:  USD 15.- each

  • 3 Engelhardt Catalogs: O'Bannon #357 (1978), 187 color plates, very good condition, weak binding ; o'b # 352 (1982), 88 color plates, ... read more
    price:  USD 100.- plus shipping

  • 2 Books on Dyes by Gosta Sandberg: indigo textiles (1989) and the red dyes (1994). Both are Lark Press editions; hard ... read more
    price:  USD 120.- plus shipping

  • Jaff Kurd 9-Stage Totemic carpet, 41 x 74 inches. nw Persian Kurdistan, 19th century.-- For more info and images please go ... read more
    price:  Please inquire

  • Bijar kelim, 117 x 161 cm. Saturated glowing colors of 19th century Persian Kurdistan. -- For more images please see my ... read more
    price:  on request

  • Bidjar kelim, 117 x 161 cm. Crisp drawing, brilliant deeply saturated colors. In good condition with minor nicks and a missing top ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • Highly unusual probably Armenian antique Karabagh small rug, project for a creative restorer. At a reduced price. --For additional details and info, ... read more
    price:  on request

  • Antique Bidjar area Pendant Medallion and Animals kilim fragment, 117 x 161 cm. Top border absent. Tight weave, glossy wool, resplendent colors. ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • Highly unusual antique Anatolian yastik, 19 x 43 inches. i have not seen this design before. The motifs resemble those seen in ... read more
    price:  SOLD, Thank You!

  • Symmetrically knotted Baluch with 3 Octagon Guls, 34 x 55 inches. An unusual late-19th century weaving in excellent condition. The dull ... read more
    price:  SOLD, Thank You!

  • Antique Kirshehir prayer rug, rare design, flamboyant colors. 41 x 62 inches. Photo shows weaver's view (woven upside down). Good condition, some ... read more
    price:  sold, thank you

  • Symmetrically knotted Baluch with 43 Hooked motifs on Camel Field. 40 x 63 inches (102 x 170 cm) without kilim ends. Good ... read more
    price:  Sold, thank you

  • Anatolian yastik with amber hexagon spaceship medallion soaring over star-studded crimson field. 51 x 74 cm. -- Late 19th century.
    price:  SOLD, Thank You!

  • Fine and very old East Caucasian Yellow Field Khyrdaghyd pattern rug, ca. 4 x 4 ft 5 inches. Nice variant motifs near ... read more
    price:  SOLD, many thanks

  • Antique 2-Box Anatolian kelim, 111 x 158 cm. Unusual soft color palette and striking graphic effects. Excellent condition, minor restorations of ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Outstanding antique Anatolian nomad jijim sofra or dining cloth, 127 x 109 cm. Deep saturated colors of wool weft-float brocading on ... read more
    price:  Sold

  • West Anatolian Yuncu Bands and Stripes Long Kilim, 150 x 325 cm. Lots of extra-weft brocaded details. Woven in one piece. Possibly Balikesir area Yuncu ... read more
    price:  please inquire