Mark Traxler

Collector and weaver of oriental textiles. Caught the bug in 1996 and it hasn't let up any. Live in rural Minnesota.

  • Antique Turkish Yastik: phenomenal color and condition. Yellow! Purple! Green! Like a summer garden. $600
    price:  $600

  • Karadashli chuval with saturated color including cochineal and undyed brown. Well proportioned. Classic border. Inexpensive due to a substantial slit. Great wool. ... read more
    price:  $700 obo

  • Karabagh long rug: 8’5”x4’3” excellent pile, natural dyes, floor ready, washed $1900 obo
    price:  $1900 obo

  • Antique Baluch: Full pile, great wool, multiple weaving techniques. 4’by2’. $125
    price:  $125

  • Baluch: heavy glistening wool. Thick pile. 50”x31” $375
    price:  $375

  • Karai Baluch. Excellent condition. Brilliant. Natural dyes. Selvages in original condition. Had this 15 years and it never gets out of the ... read more
    price:  $550 obo

  • Small very old Jaf bag. Unsurpassed color. But somewhat tough condition. Could used a good long soak in sudsy water. Great borders. ... read more
    price:  $550

  • SOLD!!Ethnographic Tekke ensi in great color, wool and design. Smaller squarish size consistent with older pieces.
    price:  Sold

  • Turkish Yastik. Colorful and graphic design. Pleasing piece for the back of a chair! The red has transferred a bit in places ... read more
    price:  $170

  • Turkish yastik with unbelievable color and condition. Sivas areaI think. Purple, green, yellow, and blazing scarlet, as is typical of this weaving ... read more
    price:  $1000

  • Fereghan rug in low pile with mended/patched tears. Reads well. Beautiful border! Inexpensive!
    price:  $160

  • Baluch balisht with full pile and great graphic appeal. Areas of cochineal purple. Very good condition.
    price:  $400

  • Mafrash. Ex-Leigh Marsh. Very Fine. Old. a couple small holes!
    price:  $700 obo

  • SOLD!!Colorful, large, and beautiful Yomud chuval. 4’1” x 2’10”. 144 kpi. Super nice blue green, dark navy, natural brown, and no ... read more
    price:  $800

  • Tekke mafrash. Ex-Marsh collection circa 3rd quarter. 27” by 11”. 12.5 by 23 = 287 kpi. Velvety texture. Like velvet. Two ... read more
    price:  $700

  • SOLD:Yomud chuval with spacious design, good age, and varied color. Asymmetric knotting, with some cotton plied with wool in the weft on ... read more
    price:  $old!

  • sold Tekke Ensi c. early 3rd quarter of the 19th century. Roughly 4’ x 5’ - The condition is excellent with ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Antique Caucasian Long Rug in bold and colorful design. Full pile. Natural dyes including blue-green and gold. 4’3” x 8’6” $1500
    price:  $1900

  • Karabagh long rug: 8’7” x 4’3” in excellent condition, color and bold design. Clean and ready for use.
    price:  $1900 obo

  • SOLD!Senneh kilim. 53” x 76.” Very nice color and condition. The color is somewhat stronger on one side than the other. ... read more
    price:  Sold

  • Sold! Khamseh rug or Bagface of unusual proportion and quality. The quatrefoil motif in the 4 corners is repeated in the ... read more
    price:  $100

  • Sold! Antique Baluchi bag face in full pile. Iridescent indigo and deep madder. 32” x 28” $200
    price:  $200

  • Sold! Nice old Baluchi. 36” x 60”. Good pile but corroded brown. Great wool and natural dyes including salmon red. $150
    price:  $150

  • Sold! Lovely Tekke chuval with brilliant dyes and design. Circa 1900 or earlier. Great piece. Tiny amount of dye transfer onto warp ... read more
    price:  $300

  • sold Antique Tekke Chuval: very finely knotted and fine detail. Intense color including cochineal based. One synthetic red which hasn’t affected adjacent ... read more
    price:  $sold

  • sold An intense garden of natural colors, Dobag project type Turkish rug in Canakale form. Meaty pile. It does have one home ... read more
    price:  $sold

  • sold! thanks! Very nice Yomud juval. Great saturated colors. Meaty pile. Symmetric knots. Oh, the back screams “I’m old!” Grainy, smooth, and ... read more
    price:  sold

  • sold! Thanks! Anyone redecorating and looking for a splash of color? Ersari torba! 54”x17”. Natural dyes. Splendid orange like a Tekke! Please ... read more
    price:  Sold

  • Baluch bag - Here's a great old one. Far earlier than most. The back alone is worth having. i got this from ... read more
    price:  $500

  • Sold Turkish Dobag-type rug with some age. Beautiful dyes as you can see. a small hole about 1.5”. Size: 64” x 56”. ... read more
    price:  $old

  • Sold Kashan: 6'6" x 4'4" - 18kpi x 16kpi. Worn to the knothead in some places, some edge wear as shown. Santa ... read more
    price:  $old

  • As beautiful as a summer garden! a blast from the past: acor 6 in Seattle!
    price:  $2200

  • Sold Bijar kilim, c.1900 on cotton warp. 44”x58”. Has two areas of missing weft. See pictures. Good color. Inexpensive!
    price:  $old

  • sold Rare 4x4 Tekke chuval - easily 3rd quarter - in full pile. Saturated natural dyes, including rose madder and cochineal ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Bakhtiari Gol Farang "Foreign Flower" decorative rug. 7'x 4'-5". Very good condition with good pile. All the colors of the rainbow with ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Electric blue Baluch with graphic large scale design. 58" x 33." Sides are 100% good! Wear. Inexpensive.
    price:  SOLD

  • Kurd bagface: 26" x 24". Single wefted, 6 ply cotton warp and goat hair weft. The back is not original to the ... read more
    price:  $175

  • sold!! This Tekke six gul torba is beautifully drawn and very old, easily c. 1850. It measures 42" x 15" and has ... read more
    price:  see above

  • sold! Antique Tekke Dip Khali measuring 44" x 41" in full pile. The ends have been bound and are secure. The piece ... read more
    price:  SOLD!

  • sold! Rare Yomud chuval with Tekke influence. Full pile, with minimal selvage loss. 200 kpi, asymmetric knots, open right. Fantastic dye saturation, ... read more
    price:  please ask

  • Antique Baluch Prayer Rug with tree of life design. Camel hair field, with good quality weft-float end finish and some selvage remaining. ... read more
    price:  $125

  • sold! Antique Baluch - 36" x 56" and its all there. Considerable wear. Clean and odor free, with an interesting rendition of ... read more
    price:  $100

  • Sold Antique Bakhtiari rug with natural dyes and all wool foundation. Areas of wear and a crease or two. No holes, or ... read more
    price:  $old

  • Antique white-groud Afshar, 3.5' x 4.5' in overall great condition. All natural dyes, electric blue. Generally low pile, with a coffee stain? ... read more
    price:  inexpensive!

  • White Ground Afshar constructed of interlocking boteh! Wool warp and weft, 4 feet by 5 feet. Low pile, good general condition. Selvages ... read more
    price:  $400

  • sold! Tekke 6 gul torba of significant age and quality! Intense detail in the main guls which are of good size. Condition ... read more
    price:  $500

  • Sweet Torba, with Asmalyk guls, 45" x 15" - Symmetric knots. Saturated dyes, with mothing [taken care of], and wear. Super decorative. ... read more
    price:  $500

  • a tour de force of Turkoman weaving with Yomud influence. 10' x 18" with both handspun cotton and wool shots of weft. ... read more
    price:  ask