306 E 61st St New York City, NY 10065 , United States Call Seller 212.586.5511


Mid-20th century Samarkand Red, Blue Handmade Wool Rug

$ 9,000
  • Description
    Samarkand rugs have an unusual warmth to them that manages even the most barren looking rooms into cozy sanctuaries. Those jewels of Middle Asia continue to bewitch countless rug collectors all over the world with remarkable ease. Few pieces of decor can change an interior so much with relatively little effort. Traditionally produced using the asymmetric Persian knot, Samarkand rugs are famous for their great quality . Nowadays Samarkand rugs are considered to be a luxury and are widely beloved by carpet connoisseurs.

    This stunning Samarkand rug is a real treat for the eyes. It was woven in the mid 20th century, circa 1950. Rug's pattern, while inspired by Oriental art, is a truly original creation. A symmetrical geometric design in the form of highly decorated circles, framed by a richly decorated palette, will certainly be appreciated by both art lovers and those preferring modern decor. The color palette of this rug consists of mostly strong shades, such as red and blue, accompanied by orange and black in the background.

    Why are Doris Leslie Blau's and contemporary carpets so often featured on the pages of interior design magazines, such as Architectural Digest or Elle Decor? This is because all of our carpets are authentic pieces, coming from all over the world. If you are yearning for a true beauty and also a bit of luxury, be sure to browse though our website!
  • More Information
    Period: 1950-1979
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: 1950
    Styles / Movements: Modern
    Dealer Reference #: BB7017
    Incollect Reference #: 533387
  • Dimensions
    W. 54 in; H. 93 in;
    W. 137.16 cm; H. 236.22 cm;
Message from Seller:

Founded in 1965, Doris Leslie Blau’s rug emporium is the stuff of design legends. For decades it was known as the go-to source for those seeking the best in the unusual antique and avant-garde. Now owned by Nader Bolour, to whom Doris turned over the business, the gallery has not only continued the tradition of carrying the best of antique and vintage pieces, but has also forged ahead to create unique and innovative contemporary and custom rugs as well.

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