Midcentury Samarkand Handmade Wool Rug in Beige, Brown and Purple BB7003 6'0" × 8'8" $15,000
Samarkand rugs have been produced since at least the seventeenth century. For thousands of years these lands of arid steppes, deserts and brutal mountain ranges were traversed by caravans of merchants and traders from China to Western Europe along the Silk Route. Nowadays contemporary Samarkand rugs are just as popular as their antique counterparts, due to the interest of the international rug community.
This elegant vintage rug is everything a household could ever need. It was knotted in the mid 20th century, circa 1952. The use of high quality wool, which resulted in not only a delightfully soft pile, but also astonishing durability. A rug like this one is bound to serve you and your family for the decades to come! The pattern, while undoubtedly inspired by traditional designs, has a nice modern twist to it that will surely be appreciated by both collectors and aficionados of fine carpets. Simplified flowers and geometrical elements look stunning in sepia-colored palette, giving the rug a distinct vintage feeling.
Here at Doris Leslie Blau Gallery, in the very heart of New York City, we have partnered with some of the most creative and well-known designers in the world to reflect the unique fashion sensibility of our clients. Our collection of contemporary rugs and antique carpets is full of unique pieces, waiting for you to discover their beauty.
Midcentury Samarkand Handmade Wool Rug in Beige, Brown and Purple BB7003