Was There Really a Magic Flying Carpet or is it a Myth?

Magic carpet

Flying Carpet – Myth or Reality Flying carpets have long been a device used in folklore to permit the protagonist (or antagonist) to achieve their mysterious devices as fast as possible. This legendary rug is an integral part of stories in the Eastern World, appearing in ancient Jewish texts, the Arabic One Thousand and One Nights, and most recently Read More…

Nazmiyal Acquires Collection of Over 100 Vintage Moroccan Rugs

Nazmiyal Acquires Collection of Over 100 Vintage Moroccan Rugs

The Largest Collection of Vintage Moroccan Rugs in the World As the renewed interest in mid-century modern design is in full swing, vintage Moroccan rugs, with their distinctly minimalist aesthetic, have become one of the most popular rug styles available today. These alluring compositions feature a distinct style, generally characterized by ivory fields and simple Read More…

The Sublime Beauty of Mughal Carpets

Antique 17th Century Mughal Rug, Nazmiyal Collection

Mughal Carpets: A Beautiful Indian Tradition North India! Ah, that fertile ground for ill-fated love stories! When the fourth Mughal emperor Shah Jehan built the Taj Mahal to house the tomb of his favorite empress Mumtaz Mahal, he probably didn’t imagine that it would still be standing five centuries after his death as the greatest Read More…

How Eastern Carpets are Depicted in Western Paintings at the Metropolitan Museum

Nazmiyal Antique Rugs

Eastern Carpets in Western Paintings At The Metropolitan Museum Of Art NYC Nazmiyal Antique Rugs Education Series – The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has a fine collection of carpets from the east and paintings of oriental rugs in its archives. To the students and researchers of the history of oriental carpets as well Read More…

Art Daily Features Nazmiyal

Nazmiyal Antique Rugs and Carpets New York City Is Featured in art daily

Nazmiyal Is Featured in Art Daily! A profile about the Nazmiyal Collection has been featured on Art Daily’s online magazine. This profile details the impact of technology on the art world in general, and on the Nazmiyal Collection’s commitment to evolving in this changing world. The profile also explores the rapid rate at which technology has Read More…