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Our interest in tribal antique rugs & kilims spans over 25 years. Our focus is looking for the archaic motif and lustrous wool with saturated colors. Also, we are specialists in hand washing all of our pieces.

  • Antique Persian Qashqai Bagface. Last Quarter 19th Century. Excellent condition considering age. 9 colors. 2’0” x 2’2”. Delicately hand washed.
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Anatolian Yastik. Last Quarter 19th Century. Excellent condition, all original with one small hole in top left. Saturated colors, glossy wool. ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Ersari Beshir Prayer Rug. Gul-i badam (“almond blossom”) Main Border. Old expert repairs. 6 colors. 2’11 x 3’11. Delicately hand washed
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Caucasian Chan-Karabagh Prayer Rug. 2nd Half 19th Century. Inscribed Date: 1263=1846? This piece exhibits distinct rare features. a nontypical border. See ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Early Yastik Fragment. Central Anatolia. 2nd Half 19th Century. Abrashed field with saturated colors including strong purple and turquoise. Compare the rendering ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • a pair of early Shahsavan Khorjin faces sewn together. Woven in the Bijar area by the Khamseh. 1st Quarter 19th Century. 9 ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Tekke Small (Wedding) Rug. Last Quarter 19th Century. Chemche Secondary Gols. Deep green. Great Condition for age. Older than most. ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Tekke Small Main Carpet. Mid 19th Century. 4 x 9 gul pattern. Extremely fine weave with piled rhombus elems containing light ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Bakhtiari Large Saddlebag. 2nd Half 19th Century. Bag front. Mother goddess like figures nest between truly tribal, archaic gols. Rare weaving ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Kurdish Juval (Chuval). 3rd Quarter 19th Century. 'Jaf' style. Two dynamic panels of colorful ashiks with arms and crosses surmounted by ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Shirvan Keyhole Rug. 2nd Half 19th Century. Captivating serrated leaf border creates a vortex through the deep blue Keyhole medallion into ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Caucasian Shirvan Rug. Last Quarter 19th Century. Akstafa like bird field. Very good condition with slight loss to three sides. 11 ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Tekke Small Rug. Mid 19th Century. Miniature version Archetypal Gul 5 x 7 field. Flower in the box border motif ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Sarouk Pushti (Small Rug). Circa Antique. 5 colors. Excellent condition with full pile. 2’0 x 2’4. Carefully hand washed.
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Central Anatolian Kirsehir Kilim. Late 19th Century. Stunning wall art. Shiny and lustrous wool. 8 colors. 7’5 x 6’0. Carefully hand
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Turkmen Yomud Small Rug. Last Quarter 19th Century. Abrashed field of Dyrnak motifs. Original 4 cord goat hair selvedge + ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Bidjar Bagface. Early 20th Century. Excellent condition with no repairs. 7 colors including purple. 1’11 x 1’8. Carefully hand washed.
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Afshar Chanteh. Early 20th Century. Rare and fully intact small bag. a tribal treasure. Chevron kilim back. Mint condition considering age. ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Baluch Bagface. Northeast Persia. 2nd Half 19th Century. Shrubs and s design on blue field surround Tukoman like Gol with quartered ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Luri Bagface. Last Quarter 19th Century. 7 colors. 1’6 x 1’10. Carefully hand washed.
    price:  $125

  • Antique Senneh Rug. 2nd Half 19th Century. Fine weave with even wear. Old resevlaged edges. 10 colors. 2’10 x 3’8. Delicately ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Senneh Small Rug. Late 19th Century. Classic design. Even wear with slight loss to top and bottom. 4 colors. 2’0 x ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Rare Antique Turkmen Prayer Rug. 2nd Half 19th Century. Camel ground. One minor expert reweave lower field. Both ends rewoven. 4 colors. ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Ersari Beshir Khali. Late 19th Century. Ikat design. Excellent condition. 5 colors. 3’5 x 3’11. Carefully hand washed. For comparison, please see ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Anatolian Aydinli Kilim Half. Early 19th Century. Konya Region. Beautiful wall art piece or runner. Stunning stacked medallions with great use ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Kurdish Long Rug. Last Quarter 19th Century. 21 Colorful Rows of archaic dragon motifs. Some pile loss to top left. Old ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Caucasian Karabagh Prayer Rug. Inscribed and Dated 1892. Diagonal Boteh motif fills field. 14 animals surround prayer arch. Excellent Condition with ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Timuri Baluch Bag Face. 1st Quarter 20th Century. Hexagonal medallion enclose tree motifs floating on dark green. Original selvage. Soft ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Antique Shahsavan Mafrash Panel. Mid 19th Century. a finely woven piece that displays the characteristic diamond enclosing birdhead design in compartments of ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Bakhtiari Saddle Bags. Last Quarter 19th century. Complete bags intact and all original. This could serve as a repository for many ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Shirvan Rug. Perhaps a Prayer Rug? (Note Mosque Dome at top). Archaic Kufic border. Six creatures within field. Condition: 3 holes ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Turkmen Torba Flatweave. Last Quarter 19th Century. Silk highlights. Mint condition considering age. 7 colors. 1’3 x 3’3. Carefully hand
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Baluch Prayer Rug. Last quarter 19th Century. Blue ground. Original kilim ends and selvage. Repaired slits at top and bottom right ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Dokhtar-I-Ghazi Baluch Prayer Rug. Last Quarter 19th Century. Good condition considering age with original sides and selvage. Wear spots to mid ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Antique Baluch Rug. Turkmen gols. Early 19th century. Original goat hair selvages, slight loss to ends. Beautiful border with wear to center ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Baluch Rug. Late 19th Century. Saturated colors. Soft, lustrous wool. It features an all-over diagonal diamond lattice field design enclosing crosses ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Dokhtar-I-Ghazi Baluch Prayer Rug. Timuri Sub-tribe. Excellent condition considering age with two invisible repairs as shown. Original selvages. 4 colors. 2’7” ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique 'Khan' Carpet Border Fragment. s.w. Afghanistan. Chakhansur. Late 19th Century. We can only imagine what the full carpet looked like. This ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Ersari small main carpet. Early 19th Century. This carpet features a 3x9 gol format ‘tauk-noska’ horned animal heads look in opposing ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Yomud Ensi. Subtle purple-brown field. Folded kilim top with remnants of woven hanging chords. Full Pile. Very good condition besides ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Shirvan Kilim. Last quarter 19th Century. Extremely fine weave. Leathery handle. 5’7” x 9’6”. 10 colors. Carefully washed clean. Ready for ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Baluch Small Rug. Late 19th Century. Hooked diamonds float on camel field. Excellent condition. Lower right corner kilim reweave. Full pile. ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Persian Veramin Rug. Late 19th Century. This piece features a repeating diamond pattern enclosing alternating shrub flowers on a saturated cherry ... read more
    price:  On Request

  • Antique Distressed Shahsavan long rug. 2nd Half 19th Century. Lenkoran medallions w/o the in-between St. Andrew cross. Fabulous white ground main border. ... read more
    price:  $995

  • Antique Yomud Ensi. Mid 19th Century. Nice rendering of the Eagle elem. Note the outstanding Ashik-Cross design compartment at top. 4’6 x ... read more
    price:  POR

  • Antique Ersari Beshir Khali Rug. Late 19th Century. Colorful botehs float on white ground field. Full pile. Excellent condition. 2’3 x 4’4. ... read more
    price:  POR

  • Antique Caucasian Seychour Cabbage Dowry Rug. 3rd Quarter 19th Century. Cabbage heads float on dark brown field. Attractive floral meander border accentuates ... read more
    price:  POR

  • Early Caucasian Kazak Long Rug. 1st Half 19th Century. Great use of saturated coloration. Note the 'crab border,' appears to be four ... read more
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