Syndicate contentCraig Bale

Trading in Bath for over 30 years,I am passionate about old carpets and tirelessly scour the English countryside for rare, interesting and decorative pieces with an emphasis on quality at all prices. The shop is open 6 days a week and my regular clients include collectors, dealers and decorators. Many more items are available on the Haliden website and a full cleaning, conservation and repair service in my own purpose built workshop is available

  • Antique Afshar rug of unusual size, about 3'square. Wool on wool with good dyes and in excellent condition. Circa 1900
    price:  SOLD

  • An exceptionl silk on silk Suzani fragment in horrible condition, but still very beautifull. 1st half 19th century or older. Losely mounted ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Old Kurdish rug with vegetal dyes and good wool. Missing guard at one end, slightly low in the middle, need a clean. ... read more
    price:  SOLD

  • Old Kurdish Hamadan rug with striking design and good dyes. About 7x4
    price:  SOLD

  • Ikat velvet childs hat, 19th century, Central Asia. (Child not included!)
    price:  SOLD

  • 3 chunky Pre-Columbian textiles, the biggest being the Nazca scaffold weave piece measuring 30 x 25 inches.

  • Antique Uzbek bag face with good dyes. Some damage. 19th century.
    price:  SOLD

  • Very fine antique ( Yomud ?) torba with good dyes and some very fine cotton wefts. Near perfect condition. 19th century.
    price:  SOLD

  • Early Yomud Fragment. From the Elim of a good main carpet.31x10 inches.
    price:  SOLD

  • Large and very deorative antique Peking carpet, circa 1900. Abou 14x11 ft, in very good condition.
    price:  SOLD

  • Fine antique Ferahan rug, about 6ft square in fair condition. Late 19th century.
    price:  SOLD

  • Antique Heriz runner, about 10x3ft in good condition. Circa 1900.
    price:  £1500

  • Antique Sanjabi Kurd long rug in fair condition. Late 19th century.
    price:  SOLD

  • Antique Heriz carpet, about 10x7ft in very good condition. Scarce design. Circa 1900.
    price:  SOLD

  • Antique Heriz carpet, about 12x9ft. Unusual design in good condition. Circa 1900
    price:  POA

  • Antique North West Persian rug roughly 7x5ft. Fine weave with silky wool in good order. Possibly from Garrus. 2nd half 19th century.
    price:  POA

  • Antique Heriz carpet, 13x9 ft, with big allover design and soft colors in good condition. Circa 1900
    price:  SOLD