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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

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

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

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  • Very old Rabat or Casablanca carpet fragment with great colors
    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Large NorthWest Anatolia Bergama region possibly Balikesir mixed technique wool kilim, chiefly madder reds and indigo blues, in very good condition, ca. ... read more
    price:  very reasonable

  • Transcaucasus Shahsevan kilim fragment, 59 x 26 inches. Full original width excerpt from a large 19th century kilim.
    price:  please inquire

  • 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!

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Early Lambalo Kazak fragment with magnificent colors. 99 x 94 cm. (37 x 34 inches)
    price:  SOLD

  • Baluch Gul Lattice Rug, symmetrical knots, possibly Bahluli, 33 x 61 inches. Late 19th century. These photos cannot convey the ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Shirvan Baku 33 Snowflake Stars long rug, 45 x 98 inches (114 x 250 cm). -- First half 19th century. Wool ... read more
    price:  SOLD, Thank YOU!

  • Very Old Southeast Anatolian kilim, 2 Diamond Reserves with Totemic Animal-Trees on Ivory field, 32 x 51 inches. Fine, tight weave and ... read more
    price:  SOLD, thank you!

  • Beshir rug with unusual stacked polygons design, in a sui generis arrangement. 130 x 186 cm (40 x 74 in.) In spots ... read more
    price:  USD 2000.-

  • Singular Baluch prayer rug, with 159 snowflake stars in a staggered repeat on the camel field. 34 x 54 inches. Each star ... read more
    price:  SOLD, thank you!

  • Rare Baluch group rug with 6 Heraldic Shrubs, 19th century, 34 x 48 inches. Symmetrical knots, 10 lively colors, in good condition ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • detail, very early Ivory Lattice Caucasian rug with wear, sound foundation and no repairs.
    price:  SOLD

  • Very fine and old Kashkai bag front fragment. 53 x 62 cm. Sides reduced, patched in pieces at lower corners.
    price:  SOLD

  • detail: Dalmatian kilim apron, 44 x 75 cm. Deeply saturated colors, tight weave, rarely seen type.
    price:  SOLD

  • Bidjar Kelim with Pendant Medallion and a Menagerie od Birds and Beasts, including a Pair of Rhinos, 117 x 161 cm. Missing ... read more

  • detail, Aksaray Yatak
    price:  SOLD, thank you!

  • Monumental Yatak, 145 x 200 cm. 19th century or earlier. Similar examples: 1)Lefevre, June 1982, #28. 2)Turkish Handwoven Carpets Vol.4, #0405. 3)Kirchheim, ... read more
    price:  sold, Thank YOU!

  • 77 Botehs in Wobbly Verticals Baluch, 79 x 100 cm (126 with kilims). Gravity-defying upward progression.
    price:  SOLD

  • detail: Beshir fragment
    price:  SOLD