Growing up with parents in the antique rug business, I never imagined following in their footsteps. Apparently, years spent in dusty old carpet stores in Afghanistan and Iran have a way of rubbing off on a kid. These photos from the early days may not be the best quality but they sure tell a rich story.
Baktiari Gallery Circa 1976
Family photo taken in the first Baktiari Gallery on Union Street, San Francisco. Ginger, Driscoll, Arky, and Zoe Robbins.
Second Trip to Asia Circa 1978
Arky, Zoe, Ginger and Driscoll Robbins in front of their home on wheels.