Tiny 19th century netted purse, in salmon silk thread. Gilt frame and piereced gilt frame. Very good condition. Measures 3" by 1 3/4".
Antique Turkish (Melaz, Melez, Milas) prayer rug, 19th century, with all natural dyes, complete with original selvedges and kilim ends, wear to the pile consistent with ethnographic use. This beautiful rug measures 37" by 52".
Complete pair of antique South Persian Qashqai saddlebags, offered in good condition.
A pair of beautiful early wedding garters with great American provenance. The white silk garters are embroidered in bright chenille flowers, with the motto “la vertu” (virtue) on one, and “m’attache” (is attached to me, tied to me, etc.) on the other. The garters belonged to Elizabeth Martin and date from 1702, when Elizabeth married her neighbor, Richard Dallam...
Stunning Tempera Wall Hanging/Painting depicting two Kinaree Thai Angels, some wear due to age, but in good condition and highly decorative with proper lighting. Size: H.195cm x W.83cm
Fine and rare antique Rabat embroidery, offered in overall good condition (one small area of discoloration, one very small hole). It measures approximately 30" by 37" and is, as always with this sort of embroidery, reversible. This piece appears to date from the 19th century (most of the pieces we encounter are early 20th century productions.) This type of textile from Morocco is extremely rare and collectable...
Very unusual antique Kurdish bagface, circa 1900 or before, in overall good condition (two corners slightly eared, otherwise retaining its closure system on one end and some flatweave on the other). This bag face measures 24" by 25". Nice abrash from dark indigo to pale blue.
Antique Kurdish bagface or front, circa 1900, measuring 22" by 26", natural dyes, in good condition (full pile, good shiny wool, very saturated dyes, beautiful gold border, with small damage to one of the selvedges and bluish discoloration to some of the wool warps probably from outside source of unknown origin).
Antique Tibetan saddle cover in pristine condition, retaining its red felt border and blue backing cloth, measuring approximately 32" by 52". Difficult to date, probably circa 1920.
Antique Luri saddle bag (single bag), from the first quarter of the 20th century, good colors, in nice overall condition, silky soft wool, complete with striped flat woven back and closure system (loops missing). This bag measures 21" by 22" not including the back. This back features a nice ivory border and a very loose spontaneous design. For the sophisticated collector of Oriental rugs and trappings.
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.
Fine antique Qashquai complete bag, with striped kilim back, good colors, soft shiny wool, in good overall condition. This beautiful bag measures 55cm by 100cm.
Log Cabin, possibly Mennonite, "Court House Steps", Circa 1900. Wool challis fabrics. Rich colors, no fading, tears or moth holes, minor professional repair. In excellent condition. 86"x86". ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED. MEMBERS OF: THE ANTIQUES COUNCIL, THE VERMONT ANTIQUES DEALERS ASSOCIATION (VADA), THE CAPE COD ANTIQUE DEALERS ASSOCIATION (CCADA). **
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.
Unusual find, made up of men's silk ties, in excellent condition (no repairs, tears, stains or fading) circa 1920-30. 74"x74". ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED. MEMBERS OF: THE ANTIQUES COUNCIL, THE VERMONT ANTIQUES DEALERS ASSOCIATION (VADA), THE CAPE COD ANTIQUE DEALERS ASSOCIATION (CCADA). **
Complete saddlebags, Persian tribal, circa 1900, in excellent original condition, of Kurdish (Qarajorlu) origin. 2'2" by 4'5". All natural dyes, with silky wool. Complete with original striped back.
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.
Rare and finely hand carved wooden loom weft supports, 19th Century, condition good, size: H. 20" x W. 4.5" x D. 2" including pole
(we have several in stock, some without poles)