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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.

Discover the Magic Behind Dhurrie Rugs

Discover the Magic Behind Dhurrie Rugs

Dhurries, traditional Indian rugs, have been distinctive of India for centuries. Initially serving mainly a practical function, they are now valued mostly for being a unique decoration in any house. This happened also in the case of other traditional rugs (e.g. Persian or Turkish).

Da Silva Bruhns – the Pioneer of Art Deco Rugs

Da Silva Bruhns – the Pioneer of Art Deco Rugs

Art Deco movement emerged in 1920s and a couple of years later became a fashionable style in Europe and the United States. Alternatively called Style Moderne, Art Deco had a great impact on the carpet industry, being a source of inspiration for the new designs. Modern and figurative motifs superseded the floral ones, giving the whole composition the touch of abstractionism.

The Imperfections of Rugs

The Imperfections of Rugs

No one can be perfect but God. Consequently, no object that was produced by a human being should be perfect, because perfection may be interpreted as an offence to Allah. This standpoint is important for Muslim worshipers. No wonder numerous Muslim rug makers deliberately 'implement' some mistakes into their 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

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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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