Antique Rugs and Textiles
Many of the objects we think of today as decorative pieces for the home, or even as works of art, were first produced for functional purposes. Rugs and textiles certainly fit that description, whether it’s a carpet for the hallway, a framed sampler above the fireplace, or a quilt for the bed. Woven rugs and carpets have been around for millennia, becoming synonymous with places like Turkey and Persia, now known as Iran. Persian rugs have a...