Warped and Wefted

  • Tibetan under-saddle carpet or ‘makden’ joined (as is generally the custom for this type of saddle carpet) in the center with a ... read more
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  • Tibetan takyeb (pack animal forehead ‘decoration’) showing flowers emanating from a vase filled with flaming jewels. Hand spun wool warp and weft, ... read more
    price:  SOLD. Thank you!

  • Very late Ming or early Qing (aka Ch’ing) Dynasty kesi - silk - panel 'fragment’ of exceptional quality made in China at ... read more
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  • Finely hand-woven four paneled raw silk Bhutanese blanket (i.e. four individually woven strips or panels sewn together post weaving) made with all ... read more
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  • An age old Chinese design five dragon carpet, all five-clawed ‘Imperial’ dragons, from the Ningxia region and made pre-1900 some time in ... read more
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  • Beautiful 'butterfly' shaped under-saddle carpet from Tibet. The outer main border is of interlinked floral trellis work and has a peacock roundel ... read more
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  • Vintage Chinese five dragon 'Beijing' carpet with luxurious super-soft thick silky pile. This carpet was made circa the mid 1900’s, probably the ... read more
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  • Small Lion-Dog carpet / seating square from the Baotou-Suiyuan region of China, that may have originally been part of a long runner, ... read more
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  • Exquisite Kurdish pile-woven mafrash 'panel' (or 'bag-face') - from the far North West of Persia (Iran) or the far southern Caucasus - ... read more
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  • Tibetan three paneled black tsuktruk with a Zeepa (Dzeepa, Zeepak, et al) as the sole central motif, and with spray coming off a ... read more
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  • Rolakan weaving from the south of Sweden. The rolakan weaving technique is a Scandinavian single interlocked tapestry technique that denotes a pile-less ... read more
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  • Tibetan carpet of an irregular size with a 'stylised' tiger striped center field design that may have been used as a dais ... read more
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  • book: Chahar Mahal va Bakhtiari: Village, Workshop and Nomadic Rugs of Western Persia by Peter Willborg (published 2002). English text. Very important ... read more
    price:  SOLD. Thank you!

  • Framed carpet fragment of a front facing five clawed dragon, most likely made in the Baotou-Suiyuan region of China circa 1900, that ... read more
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  • This khagangma, or Tibetan seating square, is simply nothing short of an extraordinary example of Tibetan woven art. Stunningly beautiful, relatively large ... read more
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  • Matched pair of decorative Tibetan horse trappings - with the pile backed by heavy canvas-like material - which would have attached to ... read more
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  • a finely woven trapezoid shaped Tibetan ‘takheb’ blanket made of tie-dyed woolen nambu cloth for use over a horse or yak. The ... read more
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  • Ningxia 'above saddle' carpet. These were usually made as a two piece set, that is an odd shaped one for below the ... read more
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  • Asian art. Elaborately decorated museum quality gilded brass Newari oil lamp known as a Sukunda, hand crafted by an exceptionally gifted artisan ... read more
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  • So-called ‘warp-faced-back’ runner (long carpet) woven in the Wangden valley region of Tibet. Given the colours, this thick heavy carpet with its ... read more
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  • Book. Lion-Dogs Hundred Antiques: Classical Chinese Carpets 1. Various chapters are authored by Michael Franses, Gary Dickinson, and Hwee Lie; with a ... read more
    price:  45 Euros plus postage

  • Glanz Der Himmelssohne: Kaiserliche Teppiche Aus China, 1400 – 1750 by Michael Franses and Hans Konig. (In English the title of this ... read more
    price:  50 Euros plus postage

  • Striking trapezoidal shaped Tibetan carpet known as a takheb, which was meant for use as a horse or yak cover / blanket. ... read more
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  • Beautiful richly saturated warp-faced-back large over-saddle carpet or 'masho', presumably from the Wangden valley region of Tibet, with two archaic mandala-like medallions ... read more
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  • Three panels from what was once a much longer 'runner' (i.e. a long narrow carpet) that may have been made in the ... read more
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  • ikat: Silks of Central Asia - The Guido Goldman Collection by Kate Fitz-Gibbon and Andrew Hale (slip-cased edition, published 1997). Arguably still ... read more
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  • Old Tibetan horse trapping known as a 'takyeb' and used for decorating the forehead of a horse, yak or dzo (a cross ... read more
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  • Small circular auspiciously designed rug from the Baotou / Suiyuan region of Inner Mongolia, with the central Shou symbol - the Chinese ... read more
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  • This beautifully hand carved wooden mask with a dynamic presence is from Tibet and is meant to depict the diety Mahakala, a ... read more
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  • Lustrous Tibetan warp-faced-back under-saddle carpet (makden) woven in the Wangden valley region of Tibet some time in the mid to latter half ... read more
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  • Striking Finnish long piled Ryijy (rug) designed by Terttu Tomero in the early 1960’s entitled "Havuhippa", a word that is really not ... read more
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  • Tibetan three paneled checkered tsuktruk, the three individual strips having been woven separately on a narrow loom and then sewn together to ... read more
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  • Aesthetically pleasing, uncluttered and very well balanced pictorial Chinese carpet featuring a Buddhist lama (i.e. ‘priest’) made originally to be wall-hung in ... read more
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  • Beautiful Tibetan floral khaden (bed size rug) featuring two lotus’s - each growing out of Mount Meru, the mythical sacred mountain in ... read more
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  • Tibetan Masho or 'above-saddle' carpet portraying - in this instance - a benign, almost 'pussy-cat' like tiger pelt. The very light brown ... read more
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  • Large, beautiful, naturally dyed Ersari Turkoman hand woven 'main carpet' from the later half of the 19th century. Originally made somewhere in ... read more
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  • Complete two piece set of Tibetan saddle carpets with a matched design, that is both the under-saddle (makden) and over-saddle (masho) carpets, ... read more
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  • Tibetan wooden saddle with shagreen (the skin from a shark or stingray) decorating the front and back ‘faces’ and lower flat surfaces ... read more
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  • Attractive intact 'throne' back and seat from the Baotou- Suiyuan area - i.e. Inner Mongolia - but in this case, given the ... read more
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  • Finnish long pile woolen ryijy (pronounced roo-e-you), or 'rug' in English, woven circa 1850 or before in the traditional old rural style ... read more
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  • Russian hand stitched embroidery from the 1800's / 19th century (and believed to originate from the Saint Petersberg area) that was used ... read more
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  • Scandinavia. Finnish ryijy. Finnish long-pile one piece woolen ryijy (pronounced roo-e-you), or 'rug' in English, woven in the early 20th century. Ryijy's ... read more
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  • Beautiful late 19th century inner Mongolian (i.e. the Baotou - Suiyuan region) 'wasp-wasted' under-saddle carpet with all natural dyes in original ‘as ... read more
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  • South Persian Tribal. Strikingly beautiful south Persian tribal kilim - or flat-woven pile-less rug - of undetermined specific tribal / nomadic origin ... read more
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  • Chinese military rank Buzi (pu zi) or ‘insignia badge’ denoting a military rank of the 5th Level, hand woven on gauze (which ... read more
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  • Two seating squares (sometimes referred to as ‘mediation’ squares / carpets) that have almost certainly come from a much longer Tibetan ‘runner’ ... read more
    price:  Well priced. Please inquire

  • The lavishly illustrated book ‘Dragon and Horse: Saddle Rugs and Other Horse Tack from China and Beyond’ (published 2013). Out of print ... read more
    price:  90 Euros plus postage

  • Lustrous beautifully abrashed burgundy coloured four panel Tibetan tsuktruk with soft deep pile in excellent condition with no damage or repairs. These ... read more
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