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.

  • Anatolian fragment approx 3x4(feet)....with about eight holes and lot of heart. Some spots. Needs conservation. Not criticism.
    price:  555.55

  • Classic s or swp bagface. a view from the back. Full pile.

  • Old Arabatchi Juval Fragment with pretty fantastic colour
    price:  On request

  • It was the time for the Big Archetypal. Chodor Main Carpet Fragment. Likely Third Quarter Nineteenth Century. Cool Thing. Cotton wefts. ... read more
    price:  On Request OR trade for Baluch

  • Really Loooong old Malian (Peul/Fulani) flatweave, wool and cotton. Not without (minor?) assorted condition issues but beautiful. Not my area but gotta ... read more
    price:  TBD

  • Small Sweet Bergama. 19th century. Isn’t there one similar to this in a Henry the Eighth portrait?
    price:  Cheapish

  • Happy International Photography Day ( Lookin’ at you Ross). The rug in that house must be an antique.
    price:  $225, local pick up only

  • Happy Left Handers day. Baluch, so called.
    price:  On Request.

  • Happy International Elephant Day. Shahsavan, likely. Long rug.
    price:  On request

  • Happy International Cat Day. Eagle Gul. a Fragment.
    price:  On request

  • Three Tekkes for today....A fragment of an early main carpet, likely ca 1800. Full pile . Great green.
    price:  OPR

  • Three Tekkes for today....Tekke Torba ...beautiful wool and drawing . Choose any of 8 combinations ( a la rush)
    price:  On hold

  • Three Tekkes for today....A medium fine Tekke mat. Chose any one of eight combinations
    price:  On request.

  • Beautiful Baluchistan double bag with quite the stripe back. Great palette.
    price:  It’s alright

  • Large , fine, glowing, good condition Jaf bagface
    price:  Pretty good

  • Very rare Tibetan Damru decoration on purple ground
    price:  Mucho Dinero ....or trade for Baluch

  • Hekri type frag. i particularly like the bird head versus Ram’s horn type assymetry in the bottom row. Related to ... read more
    price:  Cheep . Or trade for Baluch, symmetric or knot.

  • Shahsavan ? North west Persian? Intriguing long rug. Cool animal motifs. Great condition by my standards and by age, of course.
    price:  On request. Or trade for Baluchis.

  • Small unusual format Kurd of some rare subgroup bagface with pastel tonality, mostly
    price:  Way less than a stimulus check and lot more stimulating

  • Enigmatic old Kazak with Ensi references. Ask for more pics, if interested
    price:  OR

  • Enigmatic’Baluch’ with Ersari Guls. Best Wishes for the Chinese New Year.
    price:  S O L D

  • Yomud or Chodor? Yes. Plenty of quirky elements.
    price:  Sold

  • Old Mina Khani Baluch with a little conjunction action of its’s looking at you Mike.
    price:  Happy holidays

  • 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

  • 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 $