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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1351455
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Antique Indian gold damascene iron shield. Original remnants of the hand grip materials, which consist of leather and cushion cut velvet remaining on the inside of the shield. Four protruded mounts are gold damascened with fine floral detailing.

Mogul 18th Century, India

Size: 13" Diameter x 2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1335493
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$350.00
Small antique tribal Persian chanteh (bag). Hand woven of wool in lovely deep indigo blue and brown. A central rectangle of deep blue has six vertical bands of white with interlocking motifs perhaps of rams horns, a powerful masculine symbol. Framing this is a wide dark brown band which is subtly woven with repeating protective eye motifs. The back of the bag is woven a solid deep brown color. Circa 1900. Size: 17" wide x 13" high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1335485
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$350.00
A beautiful Persian tribal small chanteh (bag) for personal use. Hand woven of wool for incredible durability. This bag has a very tight intricate knotting with a central design of diagonal bands of blue, white and rust colors. Inside each band is a diagonal row of what appear closest to a simple wheel of fortune motif except that each symbol only has two hooked arms and is spinning in the opposite direction of a wheel of fortune motif...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1335406
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$3,000.00
Antique Kilim runner of Turkish nomadic tribe origin. A series of 9 large bands, each with three large diamond shaped reserves inside which are crosses surrounded by protective hooked borders. Smaller protective diamond shapes and crosses fill in the space around each large motif. Bands of white with small crosses and diamond provide more protection. Hand woven of wool. Circa 1900. Size: 101" long x 31 1/2" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1335403
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$2,000.00
Long antique Moroccan belt for ceremonial use. Made of wool and silk and woven with intricate areas of design. Islamic symbols and intricate floral motifs. Long fringe on either side. Circa 1900. Size: 94" long x 15 3/4" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1335328
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$3,000.00
Hand knotted wool Caucasian Kazak tribal rug. Wonderful motifs: the center has three large bereket (fertility) symbols) in hooked edge octagon reserves which are floating in a beautiful fields of flowers on a blue ground. The main boarder is a dramatic row of linked rams horns (symbols of manhood, male fertility, strength, and bravery...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1334940
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$600.00
Listed Price $1,200.00
Antique Kurdish chanteh bag (camel bag). Made of wool and woven in two connected panels. The front panel (facing out on the camel) is woven with star protection motifs and surrounded with a running hooked motif along the border. The back of the bag is woven in a stripe pattern. Circa 1900. Size: 40" high x 29" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1920 item #1331786
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A fine collection of Persian armor and weapons, which includes the "Khulah-kud" (helmet). With its original ziggurat fringe chainmail, engraved nose guard, and gilt pointed finial. Fashioned with decorative mounts for plumes or feathers. The helmet is damascened in gold with Koranic text and arabesque floral, and bird motif.

The large, round "Dhal" shield is ornately decorated with engraved floral motifs outlined in gold framed Arabic text adorning the outer edges...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1920 item #1331700
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$550.00
Antique India natural hardwood bowl, used for mixing up flour dough for making flatbreads like pita. Very rustic and charming, heavy hardwood. Unusual shape almost like a turtle. Size: 20" L x 17" D x 3" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1330486
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$1,650.00
Antique Caucasian wool rug, hand-knotted in geometric pattern design. Dates from the early 20th century. Size: 3'7" x 5'9"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1309443
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$3,000.00
Kurdish antique saddle bag most likely for use on a donkey, made in slit-tapestry technique in a variety of colors, woven in one long piece and the folded over on either side to make two storage pouches. The primary central motif is that of two eight armed stars, below this another half reserve with two half-stars and surrounding it all is a beautiful decorative guard band delineated by narrow fence motifs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1309441
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$2,000.00
Antique Kurdish tribal rug, made up of four separately hand knotted panels sewn together, possibly originally meant for use as a utilitarian bedding bag (mafrash), beautiful array of colors, the two central panels are framed in a decorative guard band for protective strength, the interior motif appears closest to a rosette motif although could be stylized version of the wheel of life motif, wonderfully integrated into the main motif field are the random additions of a tiny animal figure a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1920 item #1305106
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$5,000.00
Antique Kurdish woven rug with blue, red, yellow, and green diamond design. In good condition, with a beautiful sheen. 19th Century, Bag face. Size: 48" x 49"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1193986
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$1,450.00
Antique Afshar style persian hand knotted rug. Bright pinks dominate the design with accents of orange, white, brown, and other colors. THere is a large central medallion and an intricate border. It measures 8'2' by 4'4". Early 20th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1193985
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$1,850.00
Antique Afshar rug from the early 20th century, circa 1910. Hand knotted from blue and red wools. The border has a maroon pattern on a blue ground. It measures 10'6" by 5'.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1193609
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$2,500.00
Antique Chobi hand knotted wool rug. The rug has very dramatic blues and yellows accented with pale green and red. The design is centered around an X shaped from the center. it measures 7'1" by 8'10".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1193604
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$1,850.00
Antique Qashqai hand woven wool kilim. The Qashqai people weave distinctive kilims (rug like woven textile). Qashqai rugs typically have bright colors woven into designs of diamond shaped medallions. It has bright oranges and pinks on brown and white. Dates from the mid 20th century. It measures 12'5" by 4'10".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1193597
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$3,600.00
Antique kazak style middle rug made from wool, hand knotted. Typical kazak style colors of red, blue and yellow with accents of green and other colors. The central medallion is blue and flanked by scrolling yellow vines outlined in pale green. Dates from late 20th century. It measures 10'11" by 7'7".