Baktiari Gallery Circa 1976
Family photo taken in the first Baktiari Gallery on Union Street, San Francisco. Ginger, Driscoll, Arky, and Zoe Robbins.
Arky Robbins at Work
Opening day at Baktiari Gallery on Union Street, San Francisco. Circa 1973.
Somewhere in Asia
Driscoll, and his sister Zoe, lounging on their first trip to Asia in 1972.
Another Rug Store
Many days spent searching for antique carpets. A store somewhere in Iran.
Zoe Robbins sitting on a pile of wool.
A Typical Day in the Rug Business
Rugs fading in the Afghan sun.
Back in the Auto Shop
One of many engine replacements during the first trip to Asia.
Rugs Aging in the Sun
A typical view out a window in Afghanistan.
Second Trip to Asia Circa 1978
Arky, Zoe, Ginger and Driscoll Robbins in front of their home on wheels.
Back in the Shop
Van repair somewhere in Afghanistan.
Along the Road in India
An Indian rest stop.
Arky Robbins Gallery
Second showroom in Pacific Heights, San Francisco, 1979-1992.
Arky and Ginger Robbins
Their booth at the San Francisco Antique Show.
Arky at work selling carpets.
Booth at the San Francisco Antique Show
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