A fantastic piece of history, this Antique 1800’s Aubusson Rug originated in the Central France town of Aubusson. Commissioned for the nobility and royal residences of France, the rugs are oversized and incorporate Renaissance imagery.
This lovely detailed and beautiful Silk Tabriz Rug comes from north west of Iran. This is one of the oldest known weaving locations that make a vast sum of diverse carpet types. The art of Tabriz carpets reached their height around the 12thand 16th centuries. The extremely fine knotting of this rug is a vanishing art form and is reserved for kings and rulers. Silk rugs are prized possessions and are passed from one generation to the next.
A rare example of an Ziegler and Co. antique Indian Agra with exquisite 16th century Persian carpet design featuring a Dragon and Phoenix motif. The Dragon and Phoenix are two of the oldest symbols in history. Circa 1880. Indo Agra Rug are difficult to classify as they vary in size, design, and composition. Although they often exhibit open fields with smaller medallions and guards, they can also be woven with all-over designs