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Tribal textiles, ethnographic ornaments and objects of art. Traveling on the exotic crossroads of the SILK ROAD, Middle East and greater Anatolia for tribal rugs, textiles and other objects of art. Sharing what I have been gathering of all types of art has been wonderful.

  • Turkmen Chodor collar from Karakalpakistan. Silk embroidery on broadcloth and hand loomed cotton backing. Natural colors. Circa 1900s. Size: 4" x 50" ... read more
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  • Caucasian very fine sumak woven bedding bag side panel natural colors. Size: 17" x 46" - 44cm x 118cm.
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  • Kurdish bag face Veramin area. Goat hair + cotton mixed warps. Saturated colors. Circa 1900 or earlier.  Size: 27” x 22” – ... read more
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  • Turkmen Tekke Patchwork Asmalyk with traditional talismanic owner's hair and wool + silk tassels. Circa 1920 - 30's. Size: 35" x 47" ... read more
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  • Uzbekistan Shahri Sabz, Lakai flag shape hanging, extreme fine cross stitch embroidery. Had a hard life but restored and saved to survive ... read more
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  • Uzbekistan Bokhara silk fabric pieced on velvet and bordered with silver metallic yarn. Russian printed cotton backing. Circa 1920s. Size: 24" by
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  • Balkan / Pomak / Rodopi Mountain distaff. Early 20th. Cent. Size: 40" x 42" - 101cm and 108cm.
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  • Azerbaijan silk embroidered pouch. Very fine Chain and Bird's eye embroidery on silk.braided metallic and silk thread locking yarn with silk tassels. ... read more
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  • Turkmen very finely woven kilim from Afghanistan. All wool very minor hole repairs with old wool. Still can be used on the ... read more
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  • Persia, Kalat Nadir-I Shia Turkmen costume. Extreme fine woven silk fabric embroidered with fine silk. It is almost 10 times finer workmanship ... read more
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  • Central Asia Upper Amu Darya tribal Yurt floor spread "So called Arabic name "Julkur". Fine wool pile with natural colors. Circa 1900s. ... read more
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  • Anatolian Turkmen Pack animal band from Taurus mountains, hand braided and natural dyed strap decorated with cowry shells, ivory buttons, glass beads, ... read more
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  • Anatolia - Edirne, silk and fine metallic embroidery, Christian style with Eastern Roman - Byzantine eagle holding the globe. Plain cotton backing. ... read more
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  • Tibet, ceremonial animal head trapping. Good pile and great colors. circa 1900 or earlier. Size: 9" by 10".
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  • Persia Yazd, Zoroastrian religious hanging. silk and metallic embroidery on cotton. printed cotton backing. Circa early 19th cent. Size: 9" by 12"
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  • Turkmen yurt hanging, various left over velvet, cotton, wool materials are recycled to save to create such a yurt decoration. They usually ... read more
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  • Lakai silk - wool cross stitch embroidered bag wit silk tassels, wool has corroded in some places. rest is in good condition. ... read more
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  • Persia Resht, silk embroidery and pieced broadcloth in Gul-i frenk design. Very fine work. Natural colors. circa 1920-30s. Size: 26" by 20"
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  • Central Asia, Kirghiz wall or bedding pile hanging. Silk very fine chain stitch embroidery on velvet with traditional wild crocus floral designs.. ... read more
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  • Persia Yazd silk ikat Bokhca. Circa 1900 - 1920. Size: 40.5" x 40.5" - 103cm x 103cm.
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  • Kyrgyz Ceremonial camel or horse saddle cover. red dyed cotton fabric cut and sewn on felt with metallic yarn. velvet edging with ... read more
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  • Persia - Kashan Bakhmal - velvet ceremonial jacket in Qajar style. Block printed lining. Very good condition, Some color changes because of ... read more
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  • Central Asia - Turkmen Animal trapping. silk, velvet and brocade fabrics are used with Russian printed cotton backing. Small triangle amulet is ... read more
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  • Anatolian - Iznik Style Kutahya ceramic plate, Great condition and design. Circa mid 19th century or earlier. Size: 16" diameter.
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  • Persian – Kashan small mat - pushti. Wool on cotton, natural colors, Circa 1920s. Size: 25" x 27" - 63cm x 69cm.
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  • Uzbekistan - Surkanderya Lakai decorational band. Silk cross stitch embroidery, Russian printed cotton backing. Circa 1900. Size: 3.5" x 102" - (9cm ... read more
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  • Persian Antique saruq Small rug. All great saturated colors. wool on cotton foundation. Size: 50" x 42"

  • anatolia- konya - Karapinar woven tulu long rug. High altitude wool with natural colors. Step prayer design. Size: 81 x 27 in.
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  • Turkmen Tekke chuval, it is in great condition. It handles very soft. Very small old repair on the skirt kilim part. Size: ... read more
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  • Karakalpak main rug. Very small area repairs with old wool. Size: 51" x 110" -(130cm x 280cm).
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  • Tajikistan all wool Arap-Kakhma kilim. Minor repairs. Size: 5'6" x 12'1" (173cm x 370cm).
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  • Persia - Kajar under glass painting mix with gold - Kajar Princess. Circa 1880-1900 or earlier. In great condition, Size 17" x ... read more
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  • Baktiari small Sofreh, All wool, traditional Baktiari shared warp weave. Good conditoion with natural colors. Size: 49" x 37" (94cm x
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  • Kutahya ceramic plate. Late 19th. century. Size in diameter: 12" - 31cm.
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  • Isfahan block print. Omer Hayyam and his beloved. Size: 16" x 17" (41cm x 44cm)
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  • Turkmen-Ersary ceremonial broadcloth camel trapping fragment.
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  • Daghestan - Avar felt. Natural colors. Border and main field colors are different. Size: 4' 6" x 7' 4" (137cm x 193cm)
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  • east anatolia, Shavak Kurdish tribe baby carrier. Very similar to the one in John Thompson's Carpet Magic book (last page).Sumak weave with ... read more
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  • North African Bedouin leather painted vanity bag. With traditional Bedouin designs. Size: 13” x 9” x 24” (Top width 33cm x Center ... read more
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  • Block print from Fergana valley. All natural colors. Early 20th c. Size: 46" x 71" (116cm x 181cm)
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  • Lakai bokhce from North Afghanistan. Silk embroidery on madder red dyed cotton. Size 22 x 71 (56cm x 180cm)
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  • Iran Khorasan, Kurdish Tribal headband, silver and glass bead embroidery on velvet.Circa : 1920-1930.
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  • Kazak leather boots.
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  • North West Persia, Bidjar horse blanket. Pile and flatweave.
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