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Rugs for the sake of rugs

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  • Ottoman embroidery fragment with classical drawing, likely 17th century, 3'6"x1'6"
    price:  $3200

  • Large Konya area yastik with saz leaf design, 2'0"x3'4"
    price:  $850

  • Turkmen Middle Amu Darya region torba or trapping with an ikat derived field and stylized floral border. 4'0"x1'7"
    price:  $450

  • Remarkable colorful Sauj Bolagh Kurdish long rug with a step diamond field and fascinating border
    price:  SOLD

  • Afshar bagface, great color, wool, and handle
    price:  $475

  • Northwest Persian bagface, Jaf-esque in construction with staggered knots galore. Great graphic drawing. Condition as is
    price:  $450

  • East Anatolian baklava design rug, madder and insect reds, lustrous wool, lots of staggered knotting, Sarkisla?
    price:  POR

  • 'Timuri' type Baluch prayer rug, nice colors and excellent condition.
    price:  Inexpensive

  • Kurdish shrub bag face

  • Saryk Turkmen main carpet, cotton and silk highlights, square proportions, both highly collectable and useable. 8'0"x8'9"
    price:  POR

  • Indo-Isfahan Carpet, second half of the 17th century. Worn and with several generations of scattered repairs but complete. Apx. 8'x18'
    price:  SOLD

  • East Anatolian Kurdish yastik. This pieces uses several talismanic knots of either horse or possibly human hair in areas of the bottom. ... read more
    price:  $450

  • Northwest Persian Kurdish bagface. Fantastic saturated colors against a slightly corrosive slate-green ground. Amazing wool. Super yummy.
    price:  POR

  • Ottoman era Greek embroidery fragment. Epirus, 18th / 19th century.
    price:  $250

  • Shahsevan reverse sumak bagface, aksu/shrub variant design with great color range including, oxblood, 3 blues, rose, pistachio, but also a tad of ... read more

  • Baluch camel ground prayer rug with animals, abstracted shrubs, and a Shi'a inscription that reads, 'Allah, Muhammad, Ali, Hassan, Hussein' kilim ends
    price:  on request

  • Small 19th century Bergama prayer rug, soft wool, generally intact with some old repair at the top left corner and middle right ... read more
    price:  SOLD, thanks

  • Baluch balisht, older Sistan type with botehs, nice and thin.
    price:  $350

  • Central Asian Boogie Woogie, Small Middle Amu Darya area / Bashir Turkmen rug with polka-dots, perhaps influenced by Chinese models? Very graphic ... read more

  • Veramin torba, fantastic wool, floppy handle, and high pile. This piece is a tactile delight!
    price:  $1200

  • Large colorful Baluch shrub bag. While the vast majority of Baluch bags with this design are from Khorosan and generally on the ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Large, super-colorful East Anatolian Holbein derived rug fragment. Mounted and ready to go. Exceptional wool. apx. 47"x30"
    price:  SOLD

  • Small Baluch flatwoven salt bag
    price:  $250 plus shipping

  • Baluch 'Mushwani' type bagface with finely embroidered flatwoven fasteners, apx. 21"x25"
    price:  SOLD

  • Large Baluch square field star bag, Great color with both madder red and cochineal.
    price:  SOLD

  • Baluch rug with a field composed of three octagon star bags, a rare design group of Baluch rugs. Most of this type ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Pair of small pile Shahsevan bags with sumak derived designs. Excellent color and super soft wool. One is about 17"x17.5" and the ... read more
    price:  POR

  • Small (3'6"x4'0) East Anatolian kilim. Mostly wool with cotton white highlights

  • Small camel ground Baluch rug with stylized pallettes. Very fancy with highlights in white cotton pile, yellow wool pile (not camel), and ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Worn and whipped rare red-ground Timuri type Baluch rug with a Saryk border. Madder red ground with cochineal highlights. Squarish shape.
    price:  POR

  • Afshar bagface with an unusual field and a floral border, all wool, 2'6"x1'11"
    price:  $400 US domestic

  • Baluch minakhani rug, decent condition, great color, 3'9"x6'4"
    price:  SOLD

  • Baluch boteh design bagface, very luxurious with super soft wool, a fine weave, and intricate flatwoven fasteners. small repair in left bottom
    price:  SOLD THX

  • Armenian Lenkoran fragment inscribed 'Lusinia Tanielov in the year 1903'. 3'9"x6'0"
    price:  $1800

  • Older Afshar bagface with a supple handle, fine weave and great saturated dyes. 2'8"x1'7"
    price:  SOLD

  • 17th / 18th century Chinese (Gansu or East Turkestan) pile carpet fragment with a classic Ming lotus and peonies vine-scroll design made ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Tekke Turkmen tent band fragment. Nice narrow one, 8.5"x75".
    price:  $850

  • Large Baluch star octagon bag. Great wool and handle.
    price:  SOLD

  • Jaf Kurd bagface, 24"x21, soft lustrous wool and saturated color with a single white elongated diamond in the center. There is a ... read more
    price:  $350

  • Yomut Turkmen asmalyk, nice greens and blues with subtle drawing eccentricities. Cotton in the weft throughout.
    price:  Reasonable

  • Small Jaf Kurd bagface, 1'10"x1'2" with staggered knotting
    price:  SOLD

  • The following piece along with another have gone missing from a friend's shop in New York. Please let me know if you ... read more
    price:  MISSING

  • The following piece along with another have gone missing from a friend's shop in New York. Please let me know if you ... read more
    price:  MISSING

  • Armenian inscribed Chahar Mahal Bakhtiari rug, all natural dyes. Inscription reads 'Bartholomew i, the Benevolent and dated 1924.
    price:  SOLD

  • Art Deco Chinese rug with foliage and butterflies. 3'8"x5'10"
    price:  $650 +shipping

  • luxurious Baluch camel-ground rug with an asmalyk design and stylized trees. Though open left, it may be so-called 'Arab Baluch'. Fuchsine is ... read more
    price:  POR

  • fine Baluch camel-ground prayer rug, 34" x 5'5", asymmetrical, open left 120-130 knots per square inch
    price:  POR