The Saithwaite Family, Islamic Carpets in Paintings, Nazmiyal Collection

Islamic Art in Antique Rugs

Islamic Art in Antique Rugs: The most iconic Islamic art form and cultural tradition. Carpet weaving is the most iconic art form to come out of islamic societies. This extraordinary tradition is most famous for producing the ‘pile carpet’ also known as the ‘oriental carpet.’ And so,  predominantly you will find the most sophisticated islamic […]

Florine Stettheimer, Nazmiyal Antique Rugs

Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry

Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry: Contemplating the rugs in the Jewish Museum’s new buzzing exhibition. The Jewish Museum’s latest exhibition, Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry is bursting with insight into early 20th century decadence and interior design. Born into a wealthy Jewish family, Florine was immersed in luxury interiors, so it is no surprise that her paintings are packed […]

Celebrating the Reissue of The Persian Carpet by A. Cecil Edwards!

A. Cecil Edwards’ The Persian Carpet has been reprinted! Available as of today, this classic reference book is as informative as it is historical. Explore a century of Persian rugs woven in Persia throughout this magnificent book, great for students, collectors and decorators alike. This superb reference book has been reprinted in North America in celebration of […]

Antique Carpets Reminiscient of Rococo Paintings

Antique Carpets reminiscent of Rococo Paintings The following are three exquisite antique carpets from Nazmiyal’s collection inspired by three highlights from The Morgan Library’s latest exhibition of Rococo works, up through May 14th, 2017. The subtle pairings of palette and context bring together these three pairings harmoniously. 1. Oversized Antique French Savonnerie Rug, circa: 1900 […]

Trendy Ways To Decorate Your Home With Vintage Moroccan Rugs

Home Interior Decorating With Vintage Moroccan Rugs See our collection of Vintage Rugs From Morocco. Decorating your interiors with Moroccan carpets is a great way to up your style. Moroccan Rugs with their minimalist, tribal designs complement most interior styles.The term tribal or nomadic rugs immediately conjure up images of exotic Middle Eastern or Central Asian […]