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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

  • Central Anatolian probably Kirshehir prayer rug, 45 x 62.5 inches (114 x 169 cm). Brilliant colors. Rough spots stabilized by patches sewn ... read more
    price:  SOLD, Thank YOU!

  • Fine South-East Anatolian long kilim panel, 75 x 325 cm. Probably mid-19th century or earlier, Aleppo-Reyhanli area. Ivory field and borders, many ... read more
    price:  sold, thank you!

  • 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