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Afshar Bagface 52 x 75 cms
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SKU: AL852

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Afshar Bagface, NW Iran The design includes the so called ‘Firengi gul’, referring to European depictions of roses Size: 52 x 75 cm  

£110.00
Silk and metal thread sari, 500 x 110 cms
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SKU: AL917

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Silk embroidered silk sari from NW India, Bengali weavers. This very fine, (and amazingly also hand woven) silk material is economically and subtly decorated with expensive silk yarn. Note the least seen part of the sari has little decoration.  Size:...

£495.00
Shahsevan Mafrash Panel 64 x 55 cms
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SKU: AB165

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Shahsevan Mafrash Panel  c1900   Size: 64 x 55 cm

£140.00
Saddle Bag 69 x 84cms
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SKU: AK724M

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Saddle Bag,  Iran Life for many tribes around the world who depend on animals to subsist has often been a well of textile creativity, spurred on by a kind of joyful competitive spirit, not unlike the urge in some quarters...

£180.00£150.00
Belouch Bag 40 x 40 cms
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SKU: AK737M

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Belouch Bag, Afghanistan c1925 Size:  40 x 40 cm

£45.00
Belouch Grain Sack 104 x 46 cms
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SKU: AK727M

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Belouch Grain sack, Afghanistan Including feather inner. Size:  104 x 46 cm

£185.00
Soumak Grain Sack 96 x 68 cms
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SKU: AK730

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Soumak technique grain sack, Turkey A fine decorative bag, early 20th Century - may be supplied with inner cushion. Size:  96 x 68 cm

£350.00
Very fine Saddle Bag - Belouch, Afghanistan 112 x 76cms
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SKU: AK733

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Very fine Saddle Bag - Belouch, Afghanistan, Mid 20th Century or earlier. Life for many tribes around the world who depend on animals to subsist has often been a well of textile creativity, spurred on by a kind of joyful...

£285.00
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
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,...

£1,200.00£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
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
Camel Head Dress, Lakai, North Afghanistan 86 x 42 cm
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SKU: Y348

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Camel Head Dress, Lakai, North Afghanistan An elaborate ceremonial head dress for a camel, embroidered and decorated with coins, hair and wool tassels. Sizes measured when laid flat. Size: 86 x 42 cm  

£250.00
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
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
Belouch bag 66 x 39 cms
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SKU: AB423

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Belouch tribal bags come in many shapes and sizes. We think the buttons, beads and fabulous decorative weaving is a joy, an expression of flamboyance. 66 X 39 cms

£95.00
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
Qashqai Camel Head Dress SW Iran 1st half 20th century.
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SKU: L454

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Qashqai camel head dress, SW Iran 1st half 20th century. In the UK and elsewhere in the West, the equestrian equivalent of this Qashqai camel trapping would be a bridle. What a different approach! Great skill and a great variety...

£285.00
Berber column 253 x 83 x 15 cms
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SKU: P231

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Antique carved wooden painted Berber column and capital, Morocco. Column 253 x 15 x 15cms (capital = 83 x 21 x 15cms) Delivery of furniture is not included in the price. We hope the following options will be helpful: You...

£495.00
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
Old carved panel 59 x 12 x 2 cms
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SKU: A105

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Old carved panel, Kerala, S. India, 19th century Hardwood, carved details of mother goddess figure feeding. Elephants and human figures. Size: 59 x 12 x 2 cm

£160.00
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 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 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