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 […]

WELCOME TO THE GOLDEN AGE OF RUGS, NAZMIYAL, GOLD RUGS

Gold Rugs: The Golden Age Decor

Gold Rugs: Golden Age Decor for Good Vibes What makes gold rugs the golden child of antique textiles? Everything their color palette symbolizes! From Turkish Oushak rugs to the Art Deco Rugs of the Golden Age, let us explain why they’re as good as gold… Throughout history, gold has been associated with greatness, goodness and success. […]

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 […]

18th Century Decadence including an Antique Indian Agra Rug (Most Likely)

18th Century Decadence, Paris Interiors

The pied-à-terre might be Parisian, but the rugs are far from it. We’re obsessed with American socialite, Katherine Bryan’s home because it is a beautiful example of Paris interiors. And of course the rugs in particular have grabbed our attention. Designed to celebrate 18th century decadence with a hint of subtlety, Italian Design firm, Studio […]