Early 18th century Italian silk chalice cover with silk embroidery. Measures 26 inches high by 22 inches wide. Signed and dated 1710. Excellent condition. This piece is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 Middlesex Turnpike, Old Saybrook, CT 06475. For gallery hours, please visit http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Indonesian hand woven ikat batik textile measuring an astonishing 26 feet 8 inches long, including the fringe at both ends, by 28 and one half inches wide. Colors are terra cotta, sand, and 2 shades of indigo. Designs of figures and birds around trees, cattle and dragons, Excellent condition. If you wish to browse our entire available inventory please go to OneofaKindAntiques.com. We also offer a consultation service AntiquesConsultant.com, ... as well as an online price guide at PriceMyItem.com.
Small black floral needlepoint floor rug. This hand made rug measures 73 inches long by 46 inches wide. Dates from the early to mid 20th century. Excellent condition.
Afghanistan Chobi rug, ink blue field with peachy gold, terra cotta, and gray blue allover flora, 6' 5" x 5' 3." This rug was purchased in Afghanistan about five years ago just after the war began and is in perfect condition. Hand woven by women.
Kazak wool rug, blue field with geometrics war motifs, 4' 5" x 2' 10". This Afghan carpet was woven in 2001 by a female weaver. Subtle army jeeps can be seen woven into the rugs design.This rug and others like it were consigned to us by an academic directly connected to the womens rights movement in Afghanistan. These "war rugs" clearly illustrate how the turmoil of war seeps into the artistic traditions of a people.