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Rugs of the Week

Chinese Art Deco Minimalism Today, minimalism reigns in much of the decorative carpet world. No borders, no traditional patterns, no classic design protocols. It is all so new, or is it? You might be surprised to discover that border less … Continue reading

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#17577 Aubusson: circa 1800

Rug #17577 Aubusson Carpet France, Aubusson Workshops Size: 15’6” x 25’6” Period: Directoire, 1797-1804 Structure: warp:    wool, tan to light brown, natural, Z-2-S, 8/in. weft:     wool, Z-2-S, 24/in technique: slit tapestry This flatweave carpet is a fine example of the … Continue reading

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#18355 Chinese – NingXia: circa 1750

#18355 Chinese, Ning Xia, Platform Carpet 3.99m x 4.06m (13’1” x 13’4”) 2nd half of the18th century. Structure: Warp: Cotton, white, natural, Z-4-S Weft: Cotton, white, natural, Z-4, 2 shoots alternating Pile: Wool, Z-3 or Z-4, asymmetric knot, 4-5 h. … Continue reading

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