Nonplusultra

Nonplusultra is a private gallery dealing in high quality antique carpets, textiles and tribal art. With more than 20 years of field experience, Luca Sguaitzer buy and sell older, authentic objects of art with the emphasis on Berber carpets and flatveawes from Morocco, traditional and ceremonial textiles from Tunisia and Central Asia, tribal art from Africa and Oceania. Besides organizing monographic exhibitions at his gallery and web site, Nonplusultra is a regular exhibitors at the most important Italian and international fairs.

  • Small square carpet cod. 0652. Wool. Ait Ousgouite people. High Atlas. Morocco. i° half 20th. century. Good condition. Cm. 95 x 95 ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Ikat fragment.Silk. Uzbekistan. Central Asia. Circa 1900's. Very good condition. Cm. 42 x 50 (1'5" x 1'8"). Sewn onto a cotton textile ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Tunisian Berber kilim with polycrome stripes and black lisiere cod. 0209. Southern Tunisia. Circa 1930's. good condition with some colour runs, stains ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Ceremonial bridal veil cod. 0440. Metal strip-wrapped and pulled openwork on silk twill. Djerba island. Tunisia. First half 20th. century. Very good ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Pair of textiles cod. 0673. Silk metal threads. Aleppo – Siria. Late 19th. century. Measurement cm. 70 x 296 each ( 27.5 ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Woman's mantle "Backhnug" cod. 0405. Wool cotton. Berber people. Matmata area. Tunisia. Early 20th. century. Good condition with several small holes. Backed ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Ottoman embroidered towel (Yaglik) cod. 0779. Silk embroidery on cotton. Late 19th. century. Very good condition with some stains. Dimension cm. 160 ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Batik fragment cod. 0760. Cotton. Java. Early 20th. century. Perfect condition. Size cm. 51 x 71 (20 x 28 inches).
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Men’ s ceremonial apron “Nyskkom” cod. 0532. Cotton, shells, brass. Chang people. Nagaland. Northeastern India. Headhunting culture area. Circa late 19th. century. ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Woman's skirt embroidered fragments cos. 0751. East Europe (?). Early 20th. century. Very good condition.
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Woman's shawl "Ajar" cod. 0394. Wool cotton natural dyes. Berber people. Sfax area. Tunisia. Early 20th. century. Cm. 105 x 120. Very ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Suzani cod. 0053, Cotton embroidery on cotton. 1st. half 20th. century. Very good condition. Dimension cm. 260 x 280 (102" x
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Game board cod. 0149. Carved wood. Luba people. South East region d.r. of Congo. Mid. 20th. century. Good condition with corrosion to ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Headscarf Adrar cod. 0735. Wool traditional dyes (henna). Feija territory. Morocco. 20th. century. Dimension cm. 101 x 83 (40" x 33").
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Ewe cequerboard woman cloth cod. 0742. Handspun cotton. Ghana. Early 20th. century. Dimension cm. 98 x 196 (38" x 77"). Very good
    price:  P.O.R.

  • White Chirpy collar cod. 0700. Central Asia. Silk embroidery on cotton. 19th. century. Dimension cm. 140 x 8,5 (55" x 3.4").Backed with ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Ikat fragment cod. 0765. Central Asia. Silk and cotton. early 20th. century. Dimension cm. 67 x 74 (26" x 29").
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Indonesian Pelangi Shoulder Cloth Textile "selendang" cod. 0767. Pelangi and tritik technique (tie dye) on Chinese silk, early 20th century. Palembang -Sumatra. ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Suzani fragment cod. 0759. Silk embroidery on cotton. Central Asia. Early 19th. century or earlier. Size cm. 262 x 29 (103 x ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Very unusual Ewe woman’s cloth cod. 0743. Handspun cotton. Ghana. Circa 1900. Some neat old patches and faint marks, overall good condition. ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Purse cod.0027. Wool and cotton. Yomud people. Central Asia. Late 19th. century. Good condition. Cm. 9 x 13 (3.5 x 5 inches).
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Suzani. Silk embroidery on cotton. Uzbekistan. Central Asia. first half 20th. century. Perfect condition. Cm. 110 x 215 (3'7" x 7'). Backed ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Suzani fragments cod. 0494. Silk embroidery on cotton, traditional dyes. Central Asia. Mid. 19th. century. Very good condition. Cm. 65 x 150 ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Ikat panel cod. 0772 formed by several stripes sewn together. Silk cotton natural dyes. Uzbekistan. late 19th century. Dimension cm. 84 x ... read more
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  • Ewe woman’ s cloth cod. 0744. Imported industrial cotton. Ghana. Late 19th. century.Excellent condition. Measurement:197cm x 146cm (77 x 57 inches). Minimal ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Shahsavan saddlebag cod. 0682. Bijar area. Persia. 19th. century. Cm. 64 x 56 ( 25 x 22 inches). Perfect condition. Stunningly rich ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Kilim fragment cod. 0666. Central Anatolia. Early 19th. century or before. Cm. 97 x 145 (38 x 57 inches). Mounted on linen.
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Flatwoven cover with polychrome stripes cod. 0383. Wool. Berber people. Morocco. Mid. 20th. century. Very good condition. Cm. 150 x 243 (59" ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Wool and cotton women's belt "kourzia" cod. 0333. Beni Mesguilda Berber people. Western Rif. Morocco. Early 20th. century.Dimension cm. 297 x 33 ... read more
    price:  Fair

  • Woman' s skirt cod. 0096. Cotton embroidery on cotton. Hmong hilltribe. Laos. Circa 1960's. Very good condition. Cm. 48 x 488 ( ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Woman's mantle "Backhnug". Wool cotton tie-dye. Berber people. Matmata area. Tunisia. Early 20th. century. Good condition with one old patch. Cm. 110 ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Chirpy collar fragment cod. 0030. Silk embroidery on cotton. Karakapalpakistan Late 19th. centiry. Dimension cm. 115 x 10 (45" x 3.5").Very good
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Embroidery fragment cod. 0581. Silk on silk. 19th. century. Albania. Very good condition. Dimension cm. 17 x 44 (7" x 17"). Backed ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Silk embroidered white Chirpy fragment cod. 0699. 19th. century. Silk on cotton. Dimension cm. 130 x 9 (51" x 3.5"). Very good ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Tigma monastery runner "Nambu" fragment. Tied-dyed wool plain weave. Tibet. Circa 1850 or earlier. Good condition with some holes, patches, rewoven. ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Bag chuval cod. 0703. Wool, natural dyes. Western Anatolia (possibly Bergama ?). Condition as per images. Early 19th. century. Dimension cm. 70 ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Pelangi shoulder cloth selendang cod. 0766. Pelangi and tritik technique (tie dye) on Chinese silk, early 20th century. Palembang -Sumatra. Very good ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Striped kilim fragment cod. 0675. Wool, traditional dyes. West Anatolia. Early 19th. century. Dimension cm. 75 x 150 (30” x 59”). ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Decorative embroidery "Ilgich" cod. 0046. Silk embroidery on cotton and wool. Kungrad people. Central Asia. Late 19th. century. Very good condition. Cm. ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Pair of Phulkari fragments cod. 0596. One of the item posted on my website link Silk embroidery and natural dyes. India. Late ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • a pair of wooden loom sticks cod. 0733. Chancay culture. Perù. Ca. 1000 to 1470 a.d. Well-preserved for their material and ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Chanteh cod. 0687. Wool and cotton. Shahsavan people. Nothwestern Persia. Late 19th. century. Cm. 24 x 28 (9.5” x 11”). Good condition ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Tunisian silk sash cod. 0547. Early 20th. century. Mahdia area. Dimension cm. 40 x 320 (16" x 126"). Perfect condition.
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Kungrad teckhe cod. 0079. Early 20th. century. Dimension cm. 70 x 65 (28" x 26"). Very good condition. Lined with a cotton ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • 3 Ottoman embroideries early 20th. century Balkan area. Dimension left cm. 49 x 55 (19" x 21.5") center cm. 46 x 97 ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Kasuri futon cover cod. 0724. Cotton. Early 20th. century. Dimension cm. 130 x 150 (51" x 59"). Very good condition. One of ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Ikat fragment cod. 0179. One of the items added on my website link Silk. Dimension cm. 44 x 38 717" x 15"). ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.

  • Flatweave cod. 0215. One of the items posted on my website link Wool. Yazidis Kurd people. Iraq. Mid. 20th. century. Very good ... read more
    price:  P.O.R.