Antique Rugs, Vintage Rugs, Modern Rugs and Custom Rugs

Whether you need antique rugs, vintage rugs, custom rugs , Tabriz rugs or contemporary rugs ,

Antique Rugs, Vintage Rugs, Custom Rugs, and Contemporary Rugs

At Doris Leslie Blau, we strive to offer our clients, the interior design community, a diverse selection of the highest quality antique rugs modern rugs designs and contemporary rugs available. Our selection includes: antique rugs, custom rugs and a diverse collection of vintage rugs plus mid-century modern rugs,

Our Antique Rug Clients

Our clients include the top 100 designers and architects of the USA and we also serve seekers of reputable antique rug dealers around the world. We pride ourselves on maintaining a stellar reputation of bridging the gap between modern art, design and architecture and often blending the new and old, which leads to a greater understanding of the art form.

We specialize in 19th century rugs, 20th century rugs antique decorative rugs and antique carpets, European carpets. antique rugs we source have graced the homes of celebrities, politicians and general lovers and collectors of beautiful and unique rugs.

Our Antique Rug, Persian Rugs Collection

Amongst our collection of antique rugs is a large amount of inventory in antique Persian rugs and carpets, Tabriz rugs and Kirman carpets. antique rugs and vintage rugs include Oushak rugs, antique Indian rugs and Spanish carpets. 19th Century rugs are Meshad carpets and 20th century vintage rugs.

Deco Rugs and Contemporary Rugs

The most popular of our categories are from the Deco and modern period which consist of Swedish Rugs, Moroccan Carpets, French Deco Rugs. Samarkand Rugs are one of our best sellers.

In the past decade we have established ourselves as a primary destination for rug creations by experimenting with new rug designs. Our best collections are Tibetan Silk Rugs, and wool rugs and we have a vast array of other weaving techniques in stock, such as hemp texture rugs, flat weave rugs antique rug reproductions. We continuously replenish our selection!

Custom Rugs Designers

We also work with some leading rug designers, including: Cullman & Kravis, Amy Lau, Mariette Himes Gomez who have all helped us serve our clients with custom rugs.

Doris Leslie Blau - A Great Resource for Designers and Decorators

Whether you are a young emerging interior designer, or a well-established decorator, the Doris Leslie Blau Antique Carpet and Antique Rug Gallery is confident that we can assist you in exploring options including new and contemporary rugs or an antique rug within your budget and time-frame.

If you would like to arrange a viewing appointment, to see any rug, or if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Hand-Tufted Rugs and Carpets

Hand-Tufted Rugs and Carpets

We are constantly exploring new textures and pile lengths for almost all of our designs. Whether producing a hand-tufted, high-low, or flat-woven rug, we constantly encourage our clients to collaborate with us as part of our team of designers, textile artists, and factories to locate the correct fibers and techniques to enhance our design patterns.

Modern Art Rugs

Modern Art Rugs

The term „modern art” is used to describe works of art created roughly since the 1970s, but the roots of this trend may be found in the 19th century. It is associated with art in which traditional way of perception, traditional materials and means were replaced with experimentation.

Persian Wool Rugs

Persian Wool Rugs

From all the weaving centers throughout the entire history of rug production, Persia is without a doubt considered the finest, and wool is by far the most commonly applied material in the carpet manufacturing process. Persian wool rugs constitute probably the largest category being highly diverse in terms of style, design, texture or the exact place of origin, and for centuries have served people in warming up and adorning their households.

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Antique Rugs

   Some things only increase in value over time and antique rugs definitely belong to that prestigious bunch. Although made in the distant past, antique carpets smoothly fit into contemporary décors, adding a dimension of style and history that no other accessory can match, not to mention their strictly practical function. Executed in the long-established weaving techniques of solely natural, top-notch materials, antique floor coverings are distinguished by an unmatched quality which enabled them to withstand the centuries of usage. Their mesmerizing, deeply symbolic and traditional patterns vary depending on the region of making while maintaining the common spirit of the magnificent Oriental design art. At Doris Leslie Blau we offer the widest selection of venerable Persian rugs, antique Turkish rugs, recherché Indian carpets, antique Caucasian rugs and elegant European rugs to fulfill your dreams of having a truly unique and soulful foundation on which to build the room in the XXI century.

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Vintage Rugs

   With the arrival of the 20th century, there came the era of a brand new approach to art involving minimalism, experimentation with form and opposition to the rigid rules of the bygone ages – it was then fabulous vintage rugs were born. Preserving the rich legacy of the ancient Oriental craft yet deep-seated in the Modernist aesthetic thought reflecting the profound socio-political changes of the turbulent century, vintage rugs have gained wide recognition in the mid-twenties and today continue to fascinate art aficionados, designers and tastemakers alike. Permeated with the spirit of progress, new ideas, as well as influenced by various art forms, vintage rugs embrace a wide array of styles and designs coming from all corners of the world. Doris Leslie Blau wants to offer you the full spectrum of the awe-inspiring family of vintage rugs. In our stocks we have Arts&Crafts rugs, Chinese Deco rugs, European Deco rugs, Indian Dhurrie rugs, Moroccan rugs, Samarkand & Khotan rugs, Scandinavian/ Swedish rugs, Spanish rugs, as well as vintage hooked rugs and rag rugs, among others – all to help you create a genuinely special and timeless ambience in your interior.

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Oriental Rugs

   Oriental rugs and related tapestries have of late taken their rightful place in the world of fine art, and they have become the delight of collectors all over the globe. Rugs which have remained unnoticed in the dim shops of dealers who believed in their worth during the lean years of public indifference are now reaching the marketplace. They are impressing a new generation with their beauty, history, and alas, with their growing scarcity and unavailability. From magnificent Persian and Turkish floor coverings, though exotic Indian and Chinese creations, to extremely fashionable Caucasian carpets or Moroccan kilims, Oriental rugs break popularity records, and it is hard to be surprised. Their exquisite execution of the finest, natural materials, astonishing accuracy and meticulousness, and, above all, the incredible artistry of symbolic designs achieved thanks to centuries-old weaving methods make them absolutely incomparable with anything which is produced today. Doris Leslie Blau is here to provide you with the magic and beauty of Oriental rugs, and allow you to experience their never-passing charm in your 21st century households.

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Hooked Rugs

   Hooked rugs are a fruit of a common craft that proved to result in timeless and mesmerizing art. The origins of rug hooking are truly humble – it was a way of reusing old scraps of fabrics and transforming them into practical floor coverings by the less affluent part of the society. Nonetheless, these heartwarming and genuinely charming textiles have evolved into finesse masterpieces desired by the collectors and tastemakers around the world. Antique and vintage hooked rugs are distinguished by a wide variety of textures, colors and patterns beautifully reflecting the region of their making. Their designs often incorporate fallen leaves, seashells, animals, pictorial scenes, plants or abstract concepts. Despite starting off as a lowly occupation, rug hooking has made its way into the new era of textile manufacturing. If you desire to experience the addictive beauty of hand-made hooked rugs in New York City, or any other part of the globe, do not hesitate to look within the stocks of Doris Leslie Blau.

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Modern Rugs

   Originating from the ancient Oriental craft yet constantly evolving along with the changing artistic tides, modern rugs constitute the perfect merger of past and present. The vast variety of contemporary floor coverings makes it hard to pin down their general appearance – they show numerous faces, from traditional-inspired patterns through abstract forms to minimalistic and geometric designs. Modern rugs constitute a fascinating bridge between the antiquity and contemporaneity, combining the centuries-old craft with up-to-date ideas and progressive aesthetic thought. They all derive from the socio-political revolution of the first half of the 20th century, and today constitute one of the most celebrated, intriguing and desired group of floor coverings. Contemporary carpets may trace their roots back to Art Deco, Art Nouveau and the mid-century Scandinavian design, among others. Today, in their creation there are involved various prominent artists and designers, who bring the concept of rug art to a whole new level. If you desire a fabulous modern rug in New York City, or any other part of the world, put your trust in Doris Leslie Blau and we will not leave you disappointed.

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Decorative rugs

   Decorative rugs make up an inexhaustibly rich vocabulary that arguments the language of good interior design. Placed over broad-loom or other uniform surfaces, these rugs can complement, accent and ornament our living areas in a way that no other interior accessory can match. Myriad designs of bold geometry and delicate flora can evoke refreshing images of nature, brightening and enlivening both traditional and modern interiors. Decorating with carpets is increasingly popular, and a customer will often select a decorative rug before buying furniture, letting the carpet establish the entire palette for the room. It is essential to rely on a respectable dealer for guidance and honest representation as to authenticity and condition of a particular floor covering. At Doris Leslie Blau, we are committed to providing top-notch decorative rugs to New York City and other parts of the globe. Whether you are looking for an abundant Oriental rug, a classy vintage carpet or an entirely abstract, modern floor covering, you may rest reassured that we have it in our stocks.

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