Nonplusultra

Nonplusultra is a private gallery dealing in high quality antique carpets, textiles and tribal art. With more than 20 years of field experience, Luca Sguaitzer buy and sell older, authentic objects of art with the emphasis on Berber carpets and flatveawes from Morocco, traditional and ceremonial textiles from Tunisia and Central Asia, tribal art from Africa and Oceania. Besides organizing monographic exhibitions at his gallery and web site, Nonplusultra is a regular exhibitors at the most important Italian and international fairs.

  • Bag cuval cod. 0703. Bergama area ? Western Anatolia. First half 19th. century. Dimension cm. 70 x 230 (28" x 90"). Condition ... read more
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  • Kirghiz Oyna Alta cod. 0302. Silk embroidery on cotton. Early 20th. century. Dimension cm. 82 x 91 (32" x 36").
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  • Kilim fragment cod. 0635. Wool. Eastern Anatolia. First half 19th. Century. Very good condition Cm. 86 x 180 (2’10” x 5’11”). Mounted ... read more
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  • Suzani cod. 0557. Silk embroidery on cotton natural dyes. Uzbekistan. First half 19th. century. The condition is very good, with 1-2 tiny ... read more
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  • Ottoman silk embroidered textile's fragment. 17Th. century. Dimension cm. 92 x 56 (36" x 22"). Condition as per images. Sewn onto a ... read more
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  • Ikat Sampot (Sarong)cod. 0680. Silk, natural dyes with brilliant colors. Cambodia. Circa early 20th. century. Extremely finely woven. Handstitched to form a ... read more
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  • Woman's mantle cod. 0395. Wool silk. Berber people. South Tunisia. First half 20th. century. Very good condition. Dimension cm. 210 x 98 ... read more
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  • Long sofreh cod. 0412. Wool and camel hair. Early 20th. century. Persia. Dimension cm. 86 x 285.
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  • Suzani cod. 0263. Silk embroidery on cotton. Uzbekistan. First half 20th. century. Dimension cm. 120 x 186.
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  • Tekche (fragment ?)cod. 0664. Silk lacing and chain stitch hand-embroidery on black velvet. Kirghiz people. Central Asia.. Early 20th. century. Very good ... read more
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  • Kuba Shoowa mat cod. 0713. rafia. d.r. Congo. Mid. 20th. century. Dimension cm. 62 x 55 (24.5" x 21.5").
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  • Gala cod. 0710. silk embroidery on cotton. Karnataka area. India. First half 20th. century. Dimension cm. 30 x 25 (12" x 10").
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  • Blanket cod. 0475. Hemp. Miao people Malipo area. Sothwest China. First half 20th. century. Very good condition. Cm. 130 x 168 (51 ... read more
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  • Precolumbian textile fragment cod. 0448. Camelid fiber traditional pigments. Chankay colture. Perù. South America. Circa 1000 - 1460 a.d. Good condition with ... read more
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  • Shaman' s painting cod. 0437. Pigments on rice paper. Yao people. Guanxi or Hunnan area. China. Late 19th. century. Very good condition. ... read more
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  • Loincloth cod. 0416. Dyed cotton with glass beads woven in the cloth. Cotu culture. Central Highlands. Vietnam. Early/mid. 20th. century. Very good ... read more
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  • Suzani cod. 0264. Silk embroidery on cotton. First half 20th. century. Perfect condition. Dimension cm. 204 x 270 (80" x 106"). Sewn ... read more
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  • Suzani cod. 0240. Silk on cotton. All over embroidered in silk. The colours are synthetic for the most part but of course ... read more
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  • Ikat fragment.Silk. Uzbekistan. Central Asia. Circa 1900's. Very good condition. Cm. 42 x 50 (1'5" x 1'8"). Sewn onto a cotton textile ... read more
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  • Ceremonial bridal veil cod. 0440. Metal strip-wrapped and pulled openwork on silk twill. Djerba island. Tunisia. First half 20th. century. Very good ... read more
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  • Pair of textiles cod. 0673. Silk metal threads. Aleppo – Siria. Late 19th. century. Measurement cm. 70 x 296 each ( 27.5 ... read more
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  • Woman's mantle "Backhnug" cod. 0405. Wool cotton. Berber people. Matmata area. Tunisia. Early 20th. century. Good condition with several small holes. Backed ... read more
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  • Ottoman embroidered towel (Yaglik) cod. 0779. Silk embroidery on cotton. Late 19th. century. Very good condition with some stains. Dimension cm. 160 ... read more
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  • Batik fragment cod. 0760. Cotton. Java. Early 20th. century. Perfect condition. Size cm. 51 x 71 (20 x 28 inches).
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  • Woman's skirt embroidered fragments cos. 0751. East Europe (?). Early 20th. century. Very good condition.
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  • Woman's shawl "Ajar" cod. 0394. Wool cotton natural dyes. Berber people. Sfax area. Tunisia. Early 20th. century. Cm. 105 x 120. Very ... read more
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  • Suzani cod. 0053, Cotton embroidery on cotton. 1st. half 20th. century. Very good condition. Dimension cm. 260 x 280 (102" x
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  • Game board cod. 0149. Carved wood. Luba people. South East region d.r. of Congo. Mid. 20th. century. Good condition with corrosion to ... read more
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  • Headscarf Adrar cod. 0735. Wool traditional dyes (henna). Feija territory. Morocco. 20th. century. Dimension cm. 101 x 83 (40" x 33").
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  • Ewe cequerboard woman cloth cod. 0742. Handspun cotton. Ghana. Early 20th. century. Dimension cm. 98 x 196 (38" x 77"). Very good
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  • White Chirpy collar cod. 0700. Central Asia. Silk embroidery on cotton. 19th. century. Dimension cm. 140 x 8,5 (55" x 3.4").Backed with ... read more
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  • Ikat fragment cod. 0765. Central Asia. Silk and cotton. early 20th. century. Dimension cm. 67 x 74 (26" x 29").
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  • Indonesian Pelangi Shoulder Cloth Textile "selendang" cod. 0767. Pelangi and tritik technique (tie dye) on Chinese silk, early 20th century. Palembang -Sumatra. ... read more
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  • Suzani fragment cod. 0759. Silk embroidery on cotton. Central Asia. Early 19th. century or earlier. Size cm. 262 x 29 (103 x ... read more
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  • Very unusual Ewe woman’s cloth cod. 0743. Handspun cotton. Ghana. Circa 1900. Some neat old patches and faint marks, overall good condition. ... read more
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  • Purse cod.0027. Wool and cotton. Yomud people. Central Asia. Late 19th. century. Good condition. Cm. 9 x 13 (3.5 x 5 inches).
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  • Suzani. Silk embroidery on cotton. Uzbekistan. Central Asia. first half 20th. century. Perfect condition. Cm. 110 x 215 (3'7" x 7'). Backed ... read more
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  • Suzani fragments cod. 0494. Silk embroidery on cotton, traditional dyes. Central Asia. Mid. 19th. century. Very good condition. Cm. 65 x 150 ... read more
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  • Ikat panel cod. 0772 formed by several stripes sewn together. Silk cotton natural dyes. Uzbekistan. late 19th century. Dimension cm. 84 x ... read more
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  • Ewe woman’ s cloth cod. 0744. Imported industrial cotton. Ghana. Late 19th. century.Excellent condition. Measurement:197cm x 146cm (77 x 57 inches). Minimal ... read more
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  • Kilim fragment cod. 0666. Central Anatolia. Early 19th. century or before. Cm. 97 x 145 (38 x 57 inches). Mounted on linen.
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  • Wool and cotton women's belt "kourzia" cod. 0333. Beni Mesguilda Berber people. Western Rif. Morocco. Early 20th. century.Dimension cm. 297 x 33 ... read more
    price:  Fair

  • Woman' s skirt cod. 0096. Cotton embroidery on cotton. Hmong hilltribe. Laos. Circa 1960's. Very good condition. Cm. 48 x 488 ( ... read more
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  • Woman's mantle "Backhnug". Wool cotton tie-dye. Berber people. Matmata area. Tunisia. Early 20th. century. Good condition with one old patch. Cm. 110 ... read more
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  • Chirpy collar fragment cod. 0030. Silk embroidery on cotton. Karakapalpakistan Late 19th. centiry. Dimension cm. 115 x 10 (45" x 3.5").Very good
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  • Embroidery fragment cod. 0581. Silk on silk. 19th. century. Albania. Very good condition. Dimension cm. 17 x 44 (7" x 17"). Backed ... read more
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  • Tigma monastery runner "Nambu" fragment. Tied-dyed wool plain weave. Tibet. Circa 1850 or earlier. Good condition with some holes, patches, rewoven. ... read more
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  • Bag chuval cod. 0703. Wool, natural dyes. Western Anatolia (possibly Bergama ?). Condition as per images. Early 19th. century. Dimension cm. 70 ... read more
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