Antique Rugs in France

France, the country of gourmet food, haute couture and the pearl of architecture – Versailles— sure has a taste for sublimity and timeless elegance. It is the birthplace of one of the most outstanding antique European carpets – Aubusson and Savonnerie – which have been modeled on traditional Persian antique rugs in terms of construction yet distinguish themselves with absolutely unique and opulent style, permeated with baroque influences.