Multicolor LeMoyne Stars are set within a printed pink fabric creating a Garden Maze pattern. It is well quilted and in excellent condition. Overlapping circles are quilted in the border and diamonds in the body of the quilt. Measurements are 72" x 84".
It is from upstate New York and comes with extensive family information.
19th century beaded coin purse, crocheted in crimson silk with cut steel beads and metallic thread border. Fantastic cut steel frame and steel chain. Very good condition; some rust to beads. Measures 3 1/8” by 2 7/8”.
Rare antique kani striped shawl from Kashmir, circa 1850-1870, in good condition. Wonderful natural colors. Unusual long format (26" by 114") which may indicate that this shawl was at one time wider and may have been divided to serve a specific purpose. This shawl has been lined in blue satin, but the lining can very easily be removed if desired.
Very unusual Yomud Asmalyk, mid-nineteenth century, very fine weave, rare small size (30" x 15"), unique floral gul, complete and in fair condition (1" square showing foundation, easily repaired). For the collector of Turkoman weavings and trappings.
Antique Luri rug, last quarter of the 19th century to 1900, shaded dark indigo field with diagonal rows of hooked boteh motifs, rows of animals at both ends, all natural dyes including various shades of blue, blue-green, red, ivory, gold, etc. In overall good condition, ends complete, one small old repair. Measures approximately 4'9" by 9'3". More photos upon request.
Wonderful star design Kurdish bagfront, 19th Century, with all natural dyes, in overall good condition (one small old professional repair, slight end reduction). Very floppy handle, good silky wool, unusual design both in field and border. This piece measures 24" by 26". Good collector piece.
Fine antique Caucasian Kuba Kilim, circa 1890, in very good condition. Good colors, natural dyes, and a great size: 8'9" by 4'6" (267cms by 137cms). Wool warps and wool surface. One of 3 kilims from the Caucasus and from this time period currently offered on this site.
Outstanding Baltimore Album quilt that combines both traditional and whimsical, original blocks. The eagle draws the eye to the center and then allows it to meander through the variety of finely detailed blocks. Signatures indicate the quilt was related to the North and Horner families of mid 19th century Baltimore. More complete information is available to purchaser.
Antique (Last quarter of the nineteenth century) Balouch double prayer rug, measuring 33" by 63", complete with original selvedges and kilim ends. In fine condition except for the usual but mild oxydation of the browns which gives this rug a sculptured feel, and some restoration to the kilim ends. Definitely a rug for the Balouch collector.
Symmetrically knotted antique (19th Century) Baluch rug with rare abstracted tree design on a camel ground, natural dyes. Complete, with rough kilim ends, sides need re-wrapping. 31" by 57". Overall a beautiful example of this rare type.
Antique star design Luri chanteh in excellent original condition and with natural dyes. This wonderful little bag measures 35cm by 30cm and still retains its goat hair selvedges and strap.
Exceptional antique Jaff Kurd bag face, nineteenth century, full meaty pile, highly saturated colours, natural dyes, complete. This great bagface measures 21" by 23" and is remarkable by the extensive use of green, the number of colours, and the silkiness of the wool. For the advanced collector of tribal trappings.
Antique Kurdish bagface, or bag front, in good condition, still retaining the flat-woven closure band on top. This bag with all natural dyes appears to date from the last quarter of the 19th Century. It measures approximately 20" by 29". For the collector of Persian tribal trappings and rugs.
Beautiful and basically complete pair of Qashqai saddlebags (SW Persia, Shiraz, Khamseh) last quarter of the nineteenth century, with unusual extra pile strips on the reverse.
This patriotic quilt with a central medallion of a stuffed applique eagle is surely one of a kind. It was most likely made to celebrate the Centennial. The quilt is an exceptional combination of both bold and delicate patterns. The wreaths surrounding the eagle are filled with butterflies, a tiny basket, hearts, birds and flowers.
It has been professionally laundered and is in excellent condition. Measurements are 85 inches x 90 inches.
19th Century Flemish Tapestry. This beautiful antique tapestry is 47"W by 78"H. It has lovelt soft greens and beiges mixed with dark pinks, salmons and morrone. It is in good condition, has a cotton backing with a velcro attached hanger.
Antique Persian saddlebag, Shiraz, 19th Century, natural dyes, good condition, made into a pillow, one of two.
19th Century craftsmanship for today's lifestyle. This is a richly colored hand dyed cotton antique American Folk Art floral hooked rug in shades of cream, beige, brown, gray and red comprising a centered diamond with scattered flowers and leaves. The outer corners having floral bouquets on a deep brown striated background, striped border. Size: 107" x 69". Condition is excellent with one minor repair on back.