Doris Leslie Blau Collection Oversized European Inspired Tibetan Rug N11447 18'0" × 25'7" $75,000
This large and charming Tibetan traditional today rug is a dainty piece of weaving art. Short fibers of wool are hand-knotted together in a truly delectable, mellow textile. Palette of colors consists of muted dark gray-catching anthracite, black and white. The pattern is combined from white outlined circles with the internal black pencil-lined drawings – alltogether imagining Mandala, the Tibetan symbol of the universe. The interwining vertical rows of circles and black ornaments add a bit of mystery to the whole item. The contemporary modern carpet tiles is a stirring adornment able to complement your house in a very interesting and stylish way.
To incorporate an antique into a contemporary interior takes flair and imagination. To assimilate an oriental antique into a western design demands daring and wit and to integrate an exotic oriental antique into a familiar setting takes a designer of singular talent and with the lightest but surest of touches. The carpets in NYC of the oasis towns of East Turkestan are incomparable. These exotic weavings from the oases towns of Kashgar, Yarkand and Khotan in the Chinese occupied Autonomous Region of Sikiang are collectively known as Samarkands. Typically, they are of long and relatively narrow format with simplistic and spacious designs rendered in glossy wool and sometimes in richly brocaded silk and metal-thread.
Doris Leslie Blau carries an exceptional collection of original modern rugs in many styles and materials. Contemporary hand-made rugs are a bridge throughout history, they are the fruit of the constant evolution of the weaving craft that has accompanied men since the dawn of civilization.
Doris Leslie Blau Collection Oversized European Inspired Tibetan Rug N11447