In the Antique Rugs and Textile Arts collection, dealers offer a significant collection of Middle Eastern textiles including a Shirvan prayer rug alongside a Pre-Columbian feathered ponchito of the Nasca People. These, and more, come together to form an impressive selection of important textiles from around the world. Our dealers offer an array of fine textiles from a range of periods and cultures, with a significant collection of Native American textiles including a classic Moki Navajo blanket and a Navajo transitional blanket. This is the premier place to look for the best and oldest textiles mixed with more modern versions of traditional ancestral weaving techniques. You will be in awe of the scale of carpets, blankets, artwork and more that were made by hand, and their size—from quaint accents to massive centerpieces.
Another important aspect of the textiles in this section is how they vary and mirror each other across geographical region. While there are more detailed, spellbinding patterns in Asian textiles than Native Americas, the size of the rugs are sometimes quite similar. And though European culture is quite different, the patterns within their carpets are just a complex as a Chinese rug. Seeing the differences and influences between the countries and time periods create a silent dialogue played out upon the surface of these exquisite and finely woven materials. Add a part of this artistic genius to your collection by viewing and choosing a work from one of the following continents’ textile offerings.
On offer in this category are some of the finest examples of Native American Textile work. Choose from a wide array of Navajo blankets covering a multitude of designs and colors. In addition you will find traditional Blackfeet clothing and Lakota parfleches. There are also several native weavings and textile decorative paintings made from bright patterns and strategically woven wool. This is an exciting selection to choose from as the offerings are substantive, beautiful, culturally significant, and historically rich.
For sale are a fine array of Central Asian & Middle Eastern textiles. Runners and carpets steal the show in this assortment of complex and formal textile works. View a rare embroidered Sufi Cloak as well as a Kerman Persian Rug. In addition, find an embroidered Linen Panel and a Kuba Carpet. Both Asian and European influences are evident in these items which were once used in the homes of upper-class landowners in the 19th century.
Dealers offer a great selection of carpets and rugs in the European selection that bring a whole new meaning to textile masterpiece. In the collection, you will see fine European textiles, including woolworks, tapestries and embroidery. Find an Admiral Lord Nelson Commemorative Silkwork and a 19th Century Sailor-made Woolwork. These are joined by a 17th century tapestry panel that is in excellent condition. We offer the most elite gathering of European textiles on the market today, and continually bring our members the best offerings from all over the globe to enhance and expand your personal collection.
In this collection, dealers offer important textile folk art works. Find a commemorative Chinese silkwork of the U.S. flag, an Abstract Folk Art hooked rug and a collection of sailor woolworks. These are joined by an Admiral Lord Nelson commemorative silkwork to provide a fine display of folk art textiles crafted from the finest materials. Many are framed and therefore already preserved and ready to hang and display. Much of the folk art depicts nautical life and ships at sea.
Inside, find rare, ancient textiles from the pre-Columbian era. See a feathered ponchito alongside an optical stepped cushma, both from the Nazca culture. View a beautiful Huari Painted Textile Panel as well as an intricate figurative fringed mantle. The pre-Columbian textiles originate from Latin America and span useful works of art as well as decorative works that are meant for display and discussion purposes. All of them feature colorful patterns and dyes, reminiscent of the indigenous and folk works completed by natives in North America.
We have on offer a fine selection of Asian textiles including an embroidered jacket of the Kauer people, a Batik headcloth and and Aubergine Hand Woven Silk Lowan. These are joined by a red silk shoulder cloth and a pair of Kain Lowans that communicate the dress and style of the Asian people during the late 19th century and early 20th century. Asian textiles cover resilient clothing, carpets and even pillows, to show that the community was willing to invest time and creativity into their homes and dress, especially those who could afford to do so.
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In the Antique Rugs and Textile Arts collection, dealers offer a significant collection which form an impressive selection of important textiles from around the world. Our dealers offer an array of fine textiles from a range of periods and cultures. This is the premier place to look for the best and oldest textiles mixed with more modern versions of traditional ancestral weaving techniques.