The Nazmiyal Collection's Mystery Rug!

Mystery Rug to be Discovered

The Mystery Rug that has captured out curiosity. Covered in what we believe to be Poppies, The Nazmiyal Collection has acquired a mystery rug of incomparable beauty that is without identity… There are numerous factors that make this rug an invaluable mystery to us. For one, we know it was likely made on a horizontal […]

Antique Barberini Tapestries

Barberini Tapestries Reborn from the Ashes

Barberini Tapestries Shine Again Beautifully restored from severe damage caused by a fire, the Barberini tapestries made their big debut yesterday evening at the fourth largest Christian church in the world. And the Nazmiyal team was ever grateful to witness it. Reaching nearly 16 feet in height, the restoration of these woven baroque works of […]

Antique 18th Century Anatolian Rug from James Ballard by Nazmiyal

Nazmiyal’s Rare Antique Rug from the James Ballard Collection

Nazmiyal’s Rare 18th Century Turkish Rug from Renowned Carpet Scholar, James Ballard James Ballard was one of America’s first and foremost carpet scholars and collectors, acquiring over 300 carpets throughout his career. Gathered from around the world due to his extensive traveling,  his collection of antique rugs ranged from the 15th to 18th century. In 1922 he donated 126 carpets […]

Persian Carpet Book by a cecil edwards nazmiyal

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

A. Cecil Edwards’ The Persian Carpet Book has been reprinted! The Persian Carpet Book by A. Cecil Edwards – 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 […]

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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 […]

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Stunning 19th Century Ningxia Carpet

Ningxia Carpet from the 19th Century is a must see in our Wednesday Wishlist. On today’s Wednesday Wishlist, we have an ethereal 19th Century Chinese Carpet from Ningxia. Because of their fine attention to detail and incredible techniques, Ningxia rugs are one of the most sought after antique carpet. The rug is woven in a field of dark blue, […]