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Our collection over the past 40 years has come to focus on directional/niche/prayer rugs and kilims, weavings that show improvisatory originality within the traditional parameters. --You have a 3-day grace period to return a purchase for a refund minus shipping cost. Alternate email address: jbatki@twcny.rr.com

  • b-021 Antique Baluch rug with 33 ashik-like guls, 30 x 49 inches. Plummy aubergine, deep sea green, auburn and crimson shades of ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • Dreams of Khorasan. See, hear, read the poetry and music of subtly shifting figure-ground reversals, feel full phat animal fell. a small ... read more
    price:  on request

  • b-019. Antique Baluch balisht, 22 x 36 inches. Sparkling Burgundy, Midnight Blue (and dark indigo, a smattering of Viridian Green (and deep ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • Turkmen ensi fragment, finely woven with silk highlights
    price:  USD 150.- including shipping

  • Antique Ersari Kizil Ayak namazlyk, 37 x 49 inches. Wear as visible, sound foundation. Late 19th/early 20th century.
    price:  USD 950.- including shipping

  • Antique Anatolian long kilim, 5'4" x 10'3". Splendid colors. Metallic thread highlights. Apparently cut and shut just below top border. Last image ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • Exemplary Anatolian Elibelinde kilim fragment, possibly 18th century. 114 x 234 cm.
    price:  please ask

  • Antique Anatolian Obruk kilim fragment, 25 x 67 inches. Clear classic colors.
    price:  inexpensive

  • Antique East Anatolian monumental Carnation kilim fragment, 5'3" x 8'5". Compares favorably with the similar but narrower example, Lot 12 in Skinner's ... read more
    price:  price on request

  • Two antique Avar small rugs for the price of one
    price:  please inquire

  • Antique Turkmen tent band fragment, symmetrically knotted on very fine warp-faced plainweave, possibly Yomud, 17.5 x 28 inches,
    price:  SOLD, thank You!

  • Symmetrically knotted Baluch mat, crisp design, vivid coloratura, 26 x 47 [53] inches. Excellent condition, Early 20th century.
    price:  please inquire

  • Antique Manastir prayer rug, Rosettes on Ivory field, 43 x 55 inches
    price:  please inquire

  • Very old Manastir prayer rug, 44 x 75 inches
    price:  USD 575 or best offer

  • Two interesting antique Anatolian prayer rugs.
    price:  USD 750. plus shipping

  • NorthWest Persian Kurd 9-stage rocket, 41 x 74 inches. Mostly even wear, some corroded brown areas, original side finish, slight gouge at ... read more
    price:  USD 1350 includes shipping in the U.S.

  • Antique Avar small rug with 30 Stars on Red Field and broad Ivory Border. 32 x 51 inches. Minor residue discolorations on
    price:  USD 425 including shipping in the U.S.

  • Antique Avar Medallion Rug, 35 x 46 inches. Ravaged, slashed, stabbed,sewn and patched, this old baby is still kickin'.
    price:  USD 725 includes shipping in U.S.

  • Antique Avar rug with Heraldic Motifs in Lattice on Yellow Field. 31.5 x 43 inches (80 x 109 cm) In excellent condition ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • Archaic Antique Avar rug, 37 x 47 inches. Good pile, original sides and ends. Three horizontal crease slashes in field, and one ... read more
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  • Antique Anatolian 3 Tree prayer rug fragment
    price:  USD 575.- includes shipping

  • Antique Anatolian prayer rug
    price:  USD 575.- includes shipping

  • detail of colorful Antique Symmetrically knotted small Baluch rug with 40 Guls in rectangle lattice.
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Handsome Baluch small rug with 23 Ashiks. 36 x 61 inches (90 x 157 cm) Good / fair condition, even low pile, ... read more
    price:  USD 425 including shipping in the U.S.

  • Antique Symmetrically knotted Baluch Double-ended prayer rug with rare design. 34.5 x 62 inches. Mostly even low pile with heavily corroded brown areas. ... read more
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Antique Baluch Tree prayer rug, 32 x 51 inches. Several interesting design features. Sides re-bound; losses at lower end; a few small ... read more
    price:  USD 575.- includes shipping

  • Turkmen Juval with 6 Horizontal Bands of 2 kinds, 55.5 x 31.5 inches In good condition, with one small darned hole. No borders, only ... read more
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Fine antique Pirot kelim in excellent condition. 146 x 211 cm. Circa 1900. Straight out of Matisse's Red Room.
    price:  USD 1900.-

  • Antique Pirot small Tree kilim, 40 x 59 inches. Very fine weave, delicately drawn small Tree in central diamond medallion. In good ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • South-East Caucasus wool and camel knotted pile rug, ca. 1900 in excellent condition
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Antique Baluch with 17 Hooked Diamond Guls on Camel Hair field
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • early Ersari Beshir fragment
    price:  USD 175

  • 19th century Beshir library carpet, detail
    price:  please inquire

  • Detail of small antique Khorassan Baluch main carpet in excellent condition. Rare, reciprocal rendition ofarchaic gul repeat.
    price:  please ask

  • 19th century Kuba Seikhur rug
    price:  please enquire

  • Highly unusual 19th century Karabagh prayer rug, possibly Armenian work
    price:  please enquire

  • Unusual Shirvan prayer rug, Ivory Field with 10 hooked diamond guls in a hexagon lattice, 108 x 140 cm. Heavy wear as ... read more
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  • Medjedieh-style Central Anatolian Green on Red yastik, 20.5 x 33 inches, in very good condition. Similar examples: Brian Morehouse, yastiks, Nos. 97,98. ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • Red Field with 3 Conjoined Unequal Diamond Medallions, Very Old Bijar Kurd, probably mid-19th century or earlier. 3'6" x 5'5". Heavy wear ... read more
    price:  reasonable

  • Antique Anatolian long kilim strip, possibly Aksaray, late 19th century. Very good condition.
    price:  please inquire

  • Kirman Tree under Arch embroidery, wool on fine red pashmina plain weave. 30 x 108 inches. Circa 1900.
    price:  please inquire

  • Rarely seen South East Asian textile, 26 x 285 cm. Handspun cotton embroidery on very fine handspun cotton gauze. It seems ... read more
    price:  please inquire

  • Petite Central Anatolian 3-compartment kelim, wool with white cotton highlights. Possibly 18th century.
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Unusual, large antique Afshar or Lori sumak panel, 5 feet wide. Formerly Michael Craycraft collection.
    price:  please inquire

  • Very old Anatolian Elibelinde kelim fragment, possibly 18th century
    price:  please inquire

  • detail, Bijar small kelim featuring exotic fauna.
    price:  please inquire

  • Detail, antique Central Anatolian kelim of petite dimensions
    price:  SOLD, thank you

  • Detail, antique Anatolian small kelim with 8 hexagon guls, Cumra region
    price:  SOLD, thank you