Carpets/Rugs

Claremont Rug Company Acquires Trove of 19th Century Oriental Rugs for Private Sale

OAKLAND (June 5, 2015) – Globally prominent art dealer Jan David Winitz, whose Claremont Rug Company gallery specializes in art-level Oriental carpets from the “Second Golden Age of Persian Weaving,” has announced the acquisition of an important private collection from a Silicon Valley-based collector. The “Silicon Valley Collection,” built over nearly four decades, contains more than […]

Second Look: Magic Carpets

Giving guests aboard Stella Maris the illusion of walking on water did not demand a miracle from the carpet-crafting artisans at Tai Ping, but it was difficult nonetheless. “We had been asked to produce a loose rug [almost 57 feet long] to perfectly match the layout of the corridor [outside the VIP guest cabins],” says […]

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