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RUG-INSPIRED FASHION

Is wearing a rug hot or not? Sounds so so, doesn’t it? Well, you will be taken aback to find out it is hot literally and figuratively! Doris Leslie Blau wants you to discover the rug-inspired fashion.

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Antique Rugs

Antique Rugs

Antique Rugs and vintage rugs add a dimension of style and history to a room that no other floor covering can match. Varying in style, based on local tradition, these rugs have been used for thousands of years as a beautiful and practical foundation on which to build a room. With offerings of antique Persian rugs, antique Oriental rugs, antique Karastan rugs, antique area rugs, vintage rugs, and Moroccan rugs, no matter your preference for color, texture, style or vintage, Doris Leslie Blau offers the widest selection of antique carpets and vintage carpets for sale to fulfill your dreams.

Overdyed Rugs

Overdyed Rugs

Overdyed rugs, also called distressed rugs, are a mix between fashion and interior design. Thanks to this new and fascinating trend, numerous rugs are given a make-over in order to suit modern tastes - while their original patterns remain untouched, the carpets are given a new life, as a result saving them from being forgotten or worse - discarded.

How were Renaissance and Medieval Tapestries Made

How were Renaissance and Medieval Tapestries Made

While tapestries have been used since the times of ancient Greeks, their role became more significant during the late Middle Ages and Renaissance. Workshops which produced tapestries on a small scale were scattered throughout the medieval Europe, especially in the western part of the continent. Their new wave of popularity began in Germany and Switzerland, and with time expanded to France and Netherlands. 

Antique Ukrainian and Russian Rugs and Carpets

Antique Ukrainian and Russian Rugs and Carpets

While Russia and Ukraine are known for their rich culture and complicated history, not many people are aware of the fact that both of those countries have a long weaving tradition which resulted in the most exquisite rugs and carpets.

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Antique Rugs

Antique Rugs and vintage rugs add a dimension of style and history to a room that no other floor covering can match. Varying in style, based on local tradition, these rugs have been used for thousands of years as a beatiful and practical foundation on which to build a room. With offerings of antique Persian rugs, antique Oriental rugs, antique Karastan rugs, antique area rugs, vintage rugs, and Moroccan rugs, no matter your preference for color, texture, style or vintage, Doris Leslie Blau offers the widest selection of antique carpets and vintage carpets for sale to fulfill your dreams. While some of the technology may have evolved, the basic art of making rugs has not changed...
Antique Rugs

Vintage Rugs

The rugs of the oasis towns of East Turkestan are incomparable. These exotic oriental carpets from Kashqar. Yarkand and Khotan in the Chinese occupied Autonomous Region of Sikiang are collectively known as Samarkands. Typically, they are in a long and relatively narrow format with simplistic spacious designs rendered in a glossy wool, occasionally embellished with richly brocaded silk and metal-thread. The distinctive and prevailing colorations of lacquer reds, chinese yellows, heavily influencted by the neighboring countries of China and Turkey, have been produced in this region since at least the seventeenth century. For thousands of year these lands of arid steppes, deserts and...
Vintage Rugs

New Rugs

Rugs have been there ever since man thought he should have something beneath the feet even when slippers are not; contemporary tugs came inwhen stillettos replaced slippers! These rugs have their designs derived from modern forms of art such as graphical patterns and 3D. With antique carpets, a rug that fits in with the decor is hard to find but contemporary rugs make it easy to develop a harmony between the floor and the decor without much modification. Their styles vary just like designs in any fashion and ornamental items do. There are complex and intricate patterns on these contemporary rugs on one hand while on the other they can be as simple as squares and rectangles...
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