An Antique Rug Gallery Intern’s Afterthoughts

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Antique Rug Gallery What are you doing this summer? Generally, that is one of the first questions asked to a college student. Response: “I am an intern at an antique rug gallery.” Usually people have a double take when they hear this. Antique rugs are associated with a specific crowd, not a liberal arts student. Read More…

Rug Trends

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Rug trends and Trends in the Carpet Industry I was asked by a young collector about recent rug trends in the antique rug industry and thought it would be nice to share some of my thoughts. It is my feeling that the wave of the future may just rest in the past. As a part Read More…

Decorative Antique Rugs and Carpets: From Floor Covering to the Wall

Decorative Antique Rugs Often when discussing art the topic lingers on paintings and perhaps the odd sculpture.The focus remains on hanging art: objects seen but not used. This western conceptualization of art overlooks the artistic qualities engrained in non-Western societies. One sector in particular that does not receive its merited recognition is the rug and Read More…