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 […]

Pinton Freres Gynning Tapestry Mid Summer Dance, Nazmiyal

Textile Art

Textile Art: The Birth of Decor and More. Textiles are highly decorative, universal pieces of art made across the world, throughout every culture. While some textile art is solely meant for display, others are functional, created in the form of saddle covers, bags, and jackets. Textile art is directly associated with the history of international […]

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 […]

Jewel Tones are the New Black: Jewel Toned Rugs

Jewel Toned Rugs: Mesmerize with Alluring Color… When we think of Jewel tones, we often think of fashion. We consider which color might match our skin tone best, or how one might sport more than one of these alluring tones at once. But what about incorporating Jewel palettes in your interiors? Perhaps through gorgeous and unforgettable jewel toned rugs? Might […]

Art on Art: Artisan Rugs

Add a stimulating modern presence with the use of vintage artisan rugs, designed by world renowned art icons. Artisan rugs, aka rugs designed by iconic artists, are the ultimate way to achieve a remarkable interior. These limited edition vintage carpets are desired and in demand among art collectors, rug aficionados, and interior designers alike due […]

Barberini Tapestries Reborn from the Ashes

Barberini Tapestries Shine Again. Pristinely 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 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 […]