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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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:  please inquire

  • 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

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  • 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

  • Very old Rabat or Casablanca carpet fragment with great colors
    price:  please inquire

  • West Anatolian rug fragment. Ushak region vagireh-like rendering of an 18th century Smyrna design. Wonderful greens, reds and blues. Red wefts. Expert ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • Early 2-Medallions on Yellow Field rug. Probably Rabat or Casablanca.
    price:  inquiries welcome

  • Early 19th century Rabat or Casablanca carpet fragment
    price:  Please inquire

  • Early Milas prayer rug, petite 102x105 cm. Possibly 18th century. Please inquire for detailed condition report.
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Kula Demirci Vase Medallion carpet, 141 x 150 cm. Bel Canto period piece with dazzzling coloratura. Please inquire for detailed condition report.
    price:  sold, thank you

  • Two 19th century Turkmen torbas, Middle Amu Darya region
    price:  sold, thank you!

  • Anatolian small kelim with 4 Boxes
    price:  on request

  • 19th century Bijar vagireh
    price:  please inquire

  • Dazzlingly decorative Anatolian prayer kilim, made of silk. Purchased from John Collins 20 years ago.
    price:  on request

  • Anatolian yastik vagireh with Crivelli Star. Sui generis at a reduced price.
    price:  please inquire

  • Sparkling little Anatolian yastik with rare gul and a mini=prayer design. Both madder and cochineal reds. Luminous silky angora-like wool. One end ... read more
    price:  sold

  • Central Anatolian prayer kelim with a Rainbow of 7 superimposed arches.
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Very fine Tekke Turkmen torba with 2 Salor guls, circa 1900 in excellent condition, complete with multicolor woven braided straps. For other ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • Ravaged kejebe torba, still kicking. Good age. Price reduced.
    price:  please inquire

  • East Caucasian Gold lattice on Blue field, varied and dynamic array of filler motifs, both in the 53 lattice cells and along ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • Large West Anatolia Balikesir region mixed technique kilim in very good condition, ca. 5 x 11 ft (150 x 325 cm)
    price:  please inquire

  • Transcaucasus Shahsevan kilim fragment, 59 x 26 inches. Full original width excerpt from a large 19th century kilim.
    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:  USD 950.- including shipping

  • SouthWest Anatolian long kilim, possibly Taurus/Toros Mountain region, 4'2" x 7'11". Two strips sewn together, in very good condition, recently washed ... read more
    price:  reasonable

  • 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!

  • 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!

  • 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 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:  SOLD, thank you

  • 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!

  • Rare Baluch rug in an ensi-like format, 46 x 58 inches. -- For more images please view my posts.
    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

  • 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