TEXTILES

TEXTILES

A selection of contemporary and antique textiles specially hand selected by us from the souks and bazaars of India, Iran and Turkey.

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Child's dress - Gujarat
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SKU: X645

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Child's dress, Gujurat, W. India

£75.00
Kanbe Chakla - West India 54 x 54 cms
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SKU: X532

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Kanbe Chakla (decorative panel) Kutch, West India  Embroidery, applique, and mirror work in a fabulous play of red, blue and yellow. Such a piece may be hung on a wall or laid on a table or sideboard. It will make...

£95.00
Toran door decoration - Gujarat 173 x 87 cm
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SKU: X490

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Toran, Gujarat Size: 173 x 87 cm

£175.00
Kutch embroidery hanging 173 x 87 cms
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SKU: X471

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Made by the Rabari caste of Shepherds, Kutch province, Gujerat. West India 173 x 87 cms

£250.00
Gujarat hanging Textile 142 x 76 cm
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SKU: X467

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A decorative embroidered and appliqued textile full of traditional Gujarati imagery, early to mid 20th century. Size: 142 x 76 cm

£195.00
Toran - Gujarat 62 x 41 cms
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SKU: X454

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Toran, Gujarat Size: 62 x 41 cm

£120.00
Lakai Segosha - Uzbekistan 88 x 80 x 18 cm
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SKU: P971

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Lakai Segosha - Uzbekistan Used in tribal nomadic life, in a tent, to sit on top and hold together a pile of quilts. No corner of the tent was not worthy of care and decoration. Pride and status is expressed...

£130.00
Lakai Joinamez Uzbek - 158 x 91 cm
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SKU: P947

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Jainamaz or djoinamaz means prayer niche. The arch shape with its echo of gothic European architecture, represent the mihrab, facing Mecca and symbolising the window into heaven. Suitable as table cover or wall hanging.  Size: 158 x 91 cm

£175.00
Uzbek Suzani 81 x 72 cms
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SKU: J935.1

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  A decorative fringed suzani textile, for putting on a table. Size: 81 x 72 cm

£95.00
Rabari shepherd caste bag 81 x 57 cm
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SKU: J604

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Rabari are the shepherd caste from Gujarat, NW India. Elaborate and brilliant decoration is a hallmark of textiles from Gujarat. Most traditional Gujarat families have abandoned such work. Size: 81 x 57 cms

£95.00
Lakai Segosha - Uzbekistan 88 x 78 x 16 cm
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SKU: J419

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Lakai Segosha - Uzbekistan Used in tribal nomadic life, in a tent, to sit on top and hold together a pile of quilts. No corner of the tent was not worthy of care and decoration. Pride and status is expressed...

£130.00
Malatya Kilim Fragment, 203 x 66 cm
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SKU: G939

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Anatolian kilim with supplementary weft. 19th century, rare textile. Size: 203 x 66 cm

£100.00
Sivrihisar Kilim Fragment, 371 x 84 cm
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SKU: G932

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Anatolian kilims were usually woven in two strips due to the narrow looms carried around by nomadic weavers. This is one half of such a kilim, woven in Sivrihisar, Anatolia, late 19th or early 20th century. Mounted on heavy cotton,...

£500.00
Hotamis Kilim Fragment, 45 x 76 cm
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SKU: G929

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The Hotamis of Eastern Anatolia, Turkey, descend from Turkmen tribes who emigrated Westwards from the steppes of Central Asia. This is a rare and very fine fragment, mounted on heavy cotton. Suitable as a hanging or to go on a...

£375.00
Swat valley Pulkari Work Bag 70 x 48 cm
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SKU: G832

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Pulkari work is the technique of silk embroidery. This is a vintage piece, very finely embroidered with radiant silk threads. Mid 20th Century. Size: 70 x 48 cm

£27.00
Felt and Applique Bag - Turcoman, NE Persia
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SKU: G081

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Juval, (complete) Turcoman, NE Persia, early C20th Felt and applique bag, early 20th century, Turcoman. The well-used bag is a lovely decorative item as well as being an interesting and rare example of nomadic life, and textile art. Juval, probably...

£100.00
Lakai Segosha - Uzbekistan 83 x 85 x 16 cm
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SKU: F969

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Lakai Segosha - Uzbekistan Used in tribal nomadic life, in a tent, to sit on top and hold together a pile of quilts. No corner of the tent was not worthy of care and decoration. Pride and status is expressed...

£65.00
Traditional Door Hanging 186 x 85 cms
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SKU: AJ147

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Traditional door hanging, modern. Applique cotton on cotton with backing. Ready to hang on a wall (or across your front door if you like to do it the Tibetan way!) 186 X 85 cms

£95.00
Striped Cushion
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SKU: AH206

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Handmade in Turkey Size: 50 x 50 cms

£35.00
Red
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Striped rectangular cushion
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SKU: AH192

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Handmade in Turkey. Size: 46 x 30 cm

£25.00
Silk Ikat Cushion
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SKU: AK403

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Silk Ikat cushions from Turkey in a variety of vibrant patterns and colours. Perfect for mix and matching. Ikat is an ancient technique in which the pattern is created before the weaving is made, by a remarkable method of resist...

£35.00
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Hazara Dress Front 46 x 29 cm
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SKU: Z372

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Hazara dress front,  Hazara group of Afghanistan. Fine chain stitch and mirrorwork on cotton. A conserved panel. We often find evidence that the finer decorative section such as dress fronts, dress trims, cuffs etc are cut of the garment and...

£65.00
Rabari Blouse Front 65 x 42 cm
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SKU: Y931

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Rabari blouse front,  Kutch, NW India Very fine old dress front embroidered in chain stitch, mirror work and other stitch techniques on to silk.  Size: 65 x 42 cm

£60.00
Meghwal Textile, 140 x 72 cm
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SKU: Y922

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Embroidered Panel - Meghwal, Gujarat Fine silk and cotton embroidered onto cotton base with applique and other stitch techniques. Made by the Meghwal  people of Gujarat, who it is said are descended from Rishi Megh, a saint who had the power...

£125.00
Embroidered Bag - Gujarat 39 x 38 cm
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SKU: Y037

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Embroidered Bag - Gujarat Applique and embroidery on cotton chakla (square decorative panel). Many of these textiles were made and used a long time ago. A few may have minor fraying, discolouration, small tears, and loose threads. For a more...

£35.00
Embroidered Bag - Gujarat 76 x 57 cm
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SKU: X563

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Embroidered Bag - Gujarat Double sided embroidered bag displaying an unusual form of appliqued worked lines Many of these textiles were made and used a long time ago. A few may have minor fraying, discolouration, small tears, and loose threads....

£195.00
Dharamiya 162 x 85cms
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SKU: X469

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Dharamiya, Gujurat Dharamiya is for covering a pile of bedding or household articles. Gujarat, West India. This is a very old textile, possible early 20th century with embroidery, applique and a few pieces of mirrorwork.  It has been mounted carefully...

£250.00
Gujarat Blouse Front 76 x 46 cm
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SKU: N131

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Gujarat blouse front,  West India Silk and cotton embroidery in a variety of stiches and applique on cotton with mirrorwork Size: 76 x 46 cm

£95.00
Ahir Blouse 79 x 54 cm
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SKU: J601

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Ahir Blouse, Ahir herding caste, Gujarat. West India Fine embroidery and needle work on cotton. Size: 79 x 54 cm

£95.00
Ulos Batak, Sumatra 220 x 90 cm
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SKU: G892

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These large and finely woven textiles are made in Northern Sumatra. They have a ceremonial aspect, being used at important occasions such as weddings. The Ulos batak textile is used as a scarf or shawl and often given as a...

£140.00
Baar Sankhiyo doorway cover 187 x 213 cms
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SKU: C863

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Magnificent Baar Sankhiyo door way cover from the Ahir caste of Kutch, Gujarat, NW India. The elaborate embroidery and mirror work fills every square centimetre as if their could not be enough material to contain the enthusiasm of the person...

£1,200.00
Rabari border detail 166 x 13 cms
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SKU: C861

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Rabari border mounted on silk khadi. Khadi means hand spun and hand woven cloth. Elaborate embroidery and mirror work. Gujarat, West India 166 x 13cms (plus mount)

£150.00
Uzbek Suzani 220 x 168 cms
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SKU: G827

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A very fine suzani from women needle workers of Uzbekistan. A rare suzani from early 20th or 19th century. Curator of the Islamic Collections at the Burrell collection, Noorah al Gailani, has revealed that these large embroideries were made in...

£690.00
Choli
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SKU: C845

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Choli, Mochi tribe, Kutch, Gujarat, NW India. A choli is a woman’s top, often with little at the back. The sleeves, back and lower front are made from a very fine red silk and metal thread material, possibly a jacquard...

£95.00
Zardosi textile 162 x 158 cms
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SKU: P433

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Zardosi textile. Metal thread embroidered velvet. Spectacular and delicate embroidery creating a magnificent effect. Prepared for hanging with wooden batten and mirror plates. The Cyprus tree motif around the border has a Mughal/Indian quality. We think it was made in...

£450.00
Maras Cicim fragment 93 x 43 cms
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SKU: TKQ198

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Maras Cicim fragment  Wool on cotton, early 20th century or late 19th. Likely part of a bag originally. Size: 93 x 43 cms

£40.00
Suzani Cushion
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SKU: AK468

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These hand stitched suzani (meaning needlework) cushion covers are made in Uzbekistan and are great value. The base is cotton with rayon overstitched embroidery. They were hand picked by us. The inners are pure feather in cotton cambric so has all the comfort you can hope for in a cushion.  Size: 45 x 45...

£28.00
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Fine Suzani Cushion
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SKU: AK429

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These exquisitely fine hand stitched suzani (meaning needlework) cushion covers are made in Uzbekistan. The designs derive from old Ottoman patterns. The base is satin cotton with with very fine chain stitch silk embroidery. This quality of suzani work is the best we have seen anywhere. The inners are pure feather in cotton cambric.  Size: 50...

£85.00
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Fine Suzani Fish Cushions
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SKU: AK439

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We thought these fish designs were irrestistable and would have bought more if they had been available. These exquisitely fine hand stitched suzani (meaning needlework) cushion covers are made in Uzbekistan. The base is satin cotton with very fine chain stitch silk embroidery. This quality of suzani work is the best we have...

£85.00
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Indian hand printed cotton textile 189 x 117 cms
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SKU: AJ076

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Indian pictorial hand printed cotton textile. Size: 189 x 117 cms

£200.00
Kurdish Bag 71 x 39 cms
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SKU: G889

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Kurdish Bag -  Eastern Turkey, 19th C Size: 71 x 39 cm

£450.00
Turkish Cotton Ikat, 560 x 110 cms
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SKU: AK387

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Turkish Cotton Ikat.  Size: 560 x 110 cms

£90.00
Vintage Sash, Hmong Hill Tribe, Thailand 64 x 21 cms
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SKU: AK355M

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Sash, Hmong Hill Tribe, Thailand Traditional Hmong embroidery was used as a form of decoration in clothing. Girls learned the art of embroidery from a young age from the female members of their family, also learning designs and patterns that...

£26.00
Vintage Sash, Hmong Hill Tribe, Thailand 110 x 6 cms
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SKU: AK354M

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Sash, Hmong Hill Tribe, Thailand Traditional Hmong embroidery was used as a form of decoration in clothing. Girls learned the art of embroidery from a young age from the female members of their family, also learning designs and patterns that...

£26.00
Vintage Sash, Hmong Hill Tribe, Thailand 64 x 16 cms
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SKU: AK353M

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Sash, Hmong Hill Tribe, Thailand Traditional Hmong embroidery was used as a form of decoration in clothing. Girls learned the art of embroidery from a young age from the female members of their family, also learning designs and patterns that...

£26.00
Vintage Sash, Hmong Hill Tribe, Thailand 94 x 16 cms
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SKU: AK350M

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Sash, Hmong Hill Tribe, Thailand Traditional Hmong embroidery was used as a form of decoration in clothing. Girls learned the art of embroidery from a young age from the female members of their family, also learning designs and patterns that...

£26.00
Vintage Sash, Hmong Hill Tribe, Thailand 81 x 14 cms
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SKU: AK349M

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Sash, Hmong Hill Tribe, Thailand Traditional Hmong embroidery was used as a form of decoration in clothing. Girls learned the art of embroidery from a young age from the female members of their family, also learning designs and patterns that...

£26.00
Vintage Sash, Hmong Hill Tribe, Thailand 98 x 8 cms
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SKU: AK347M

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Sash, Hmong Hill Tribe, Thailand Traditional Hmong embroidery was used as a form of decoration in clothing. Girls learned the art of embroidery from a young age from the female members of their family, also learning designs and patterns that...

£26.00