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Collecting over the Years: Turkish and Caucasian Carpets

Having lived in Turkey for eight years and with me still working for a Turkish newspaper from Washington, we have managed to collect a large number of carpets and kilims. For now, these are the carpets; kilims to come (sometime!).
Khorsan, East Turkestan (Uyghur)
Khorsan, East Turkestan (Uyghur)
Turkish village
Turkish village
Caucasian (Shirvan)
Caucasian (Shirvan)
Turkmen cuval (tekke)
Turkmen cuval (tekke)
Kurdish (change of mind and direction)
Kurdish (change of mind and direction)
Caucasian prayer carpet (Akstafa), with hand motif
Caucasian prayer carpet (Akstafa), with hand motif
Caucasian prayer carpet, Fachralo Kazakh (?)
Caucasian prayer carpet, Fachralo Kazakh (?)
Caucasian prayer carpet, Daghestan (?)
Caucasian prayer carpet, Daghestan (?)
Karabakh
Karabakh
Turkish, Konya Ladik
Turkish, Konya Ladik
Turkish, Maden
Turkish, Maden
Baluch (?)
Baluch (?)
Caucasian, Karabakh
Caucasian, Karabakh
Kazakh, Lesghi Star
Kazakh, Lesghi Star
Kazakh, Lesghi Star
Kazakh, Lesghi Star
Caucasian
Caucasian
Kazakh, Lesghi Star
Kazakh, Lesghi Star
Iranian village carpet
Iranian village carpet
Caucasian
Caucasian
Turkish, Yahyali
Turkish, Yahyali
Baluch prayer carpet
Baluch prayer carpet
Caucasian, Daghestan
Caucasian, Daghestan
Turkish, Zile
Turkish, Zile
Small Caucasian
Small Caucasian
Small Caucasian
Small Caucasian
Iranian, Khamseh
Iranian, Khamseh
Turkmen
Turkmen
Karachoph
Karachoph
Baluch
Baluch
Iranian, Tabriz
Iranian, Tabriz
Bukhara
Bukhara
Hereke (Turkish)
"Hereke" (Turkish)
Unknown
Unknown
Chelabord, Kazakh with Lenkoran design
Chelabord, Kazakh with Lenkoran design
Turkish, Yahyali
Turkish, Yahyali
Turkish, Dösemealti
Turkish, Dösemealti
Turkish, Kömercu
Turkish, Kömercu
Armenian, Chelaberd
Armenian, Chelaberd
Caucasian, Talish
Caucasian, Talish
Caucasian, Shirvan
Caucasian, Shirvan
Turkish prayer, Kurdish?
Turkish prayer, Kurdish?
Turkish kilim, Van
Turkish kilim, Van
Afghan war carpet
Afghan war carpet
Pakistan
Pakistan
Unknown
Unknown