Shiv

Specializing mainly in esoteric tribal pieces and collectable rugs. In addition to his rug activities Shiv works as a university instructor in mathematics. He has been a presence in the New York and international rug scene for over a decade and has lectured at several Oriental rug societies about his theories of spatial articulation in tribal and classical rugs and carpets. Shiv is one with the universe. He is the missing pile of one million worn Baluchies.

  • Early Sauj Bulak Kurd Rug. More details on request.
    price:  On request.

  • Konya / Karapinar Corner . Frag of course. Gulli Gul reference? I’d say so. Great wool and price. Should be conserved. Taken ... read more
    price:  On request

  • z is for Zakatala. i think it is zakatala. Some interesting weft changes, likely intentional. Minor repairs. Great wool. ... read more
    price:  On request.

  • Magical , old , probably Middle Amu Darya Torba
    price:  On request

  • Fragment of Middle Amu Darya or Ersari , with really nice wool, like w b said.
    price:  On request

  • Small old pretty somewhat worn Doroksh with mughalesque drawing.. More pics on request.
    price:  On request

  • Beautiful Blue Ground Afshar with two figures and soft wool.
    price:  On request.

  • 3x5 fragment of an old Serapi which would have had quite the scale....
    price:  Alright.

  • a kurd Bijar is what it is. It has Baluch like aesthetic and coloration. Or vice versa. It speaks to me.
    price:  Modest.

  • Sufiesque, almost with a Turkestani feel, ‘Baluch’ with cross hatch motifs, beautiful greens. Meditative.
    price:  On request.

  • Baluch with interesting markings
    price:  On request

  • Beautiful square old Verneh with little little animals
    price:  On request

  • a rather old , large Ersari juval with fine drawing. Areas of wear but worth looking past.
    price:  On request

  • Oooold Yomud Tauk Nuska Main Carpet Fragment
    price:  Good

  • Just a fragment of an old sumakh panel. Maybe the folks who have other pieces might like this one.
    price:  Not way too much.

  • So nice. So authentic. So cheap. UZBEK
    price:  Ask.•.

  • An other ‘Kuba’ fragment with fabulous border color....latch hooks motifs of varying sizes, each sparkling in its own inter galactic way.
    price:  OPT

  • Old ‘Kuba’ fragment with dramatic Kufic border
    price:  OR

  • a northwest Persian or shahsavan long rug. As found. Lots of interesting motifs. Variable wefting.
    price:  $450 ish

  • Northwest Persian or Shahsavan weaving with variable wefting. As found.
    price:  450$ or trade for Baluchis. Here’s lookin at you Wayne B.

  • Mellow Baluchistan flatweave
    price:  Also mellow

  • Frag for the advanced collector . Baluch
    price:  Advanced

  • Afshar 4x6 on a soft camel ground. Turkic influenced. Great condition.
    price:  555.55

  • Afshar ( i know where it is). About 4x6
    price:  555.55 usd

  • Baluch with exotic latch hooks
    price:  OPRP

  • Old Baluch Frag
    price:  275 $

  • Fairly old Sauj Bulak with ‘flame’ palmettes ....
    price:  On request

  • Old Shahsavan, probably, fragment ( definitely ), with heraldic medallions and star border.

  • About half of a rather old Ersari Ensi.
    price:  Well.

  • Baluch rug fragment ( where is bob Kent when you need ‘I’m)
    price:  250

  • Quirky Baluch bagface
    price:  Two ish

  • Baluch with Jazzy Latch hook motifs. Just ask for more pics if interested.
    price:  On request

  • a friend for Batki's Zig Zaggy. Can be friends with those with hints of Mina Khani, as this does, too.
    price:  two

  • Pretty Old Tekke Main Carpet frag.....or if your imagination allows , like a rare ‘six Gul tekke torba with split guls’ which ... read more
    price:  Don’t care.

  • Old afshar with Turkic references...
    price:  555.55

  • a piece of a Chinese rug to meditate on. That is meditate on the content of the piece. Not on the piece. ... read more
    price:  111.11

  • Bijar Wagireh with Mina Khani references.
    price:  Fair

  • Old North west Persian rug with Minakhani references. Fabulous colors. Sporadic condition issues which shouldn’t bother serious collectors. Or a smart decorator. ... read more
    price:  On request.

  • Baluchistan small Kilim. Unusual tonality . Nice weave . Good price.full photo available.
    price:  See description.

  • Happy, Functorial 2020....and beyond....

  • Hippy Holidays!
    price:  See

  • Small Kuba Fragment with Monumental Kufic Border....Great Purple....
    price:  On Request

  • Old Kuba Rug Fragment with Kufic Border and Latch hook Medallions....
    price:  On Request

  • Beautiful Old Large "Ersari" "Juval"
    price:  On request

  • Middle Amu Darya Torba
    price:  on Request

  • old yomud Tauk Nuska Fragment. cut and shut, here and there. Floppy handle.
    price:  on request

  • Approximately 4x7 Kurd Bijar type rug with Baluch sentiments. Old money wear to go with it. Actual colors deeper than imaged.
    price:  $650 ish

  • Kizylayak JuVAL with 9 guls
    price:  $555+ship