Published at Monday, December 11th 2017, 18:05:31 PM. area rugs. By Cira Sanz.
Since the dawn of man, area rugs have been in existence. From animal hides salvaged for warmth under the feet in cold rock caves, to palm leaves, hay, and other vegetation being used in the forests as protection from the elements, there is no doubt that area rugs have a deeply rooted history that dates back to the beginning of evolution.
The tombs of Egypt and Mesopotamia have given us evidence that shows flat weaving was used and even pile rugs have been dated back to 2,000 BCE in Asia and the Middle East.
STEPHEN SHADLEY. I love to mix vintage rugs (Orientals right up through Navajos) with custom carpets designed specifically for texture and color. Blending them throughout a period or modern home updates the old and anchors the new.
SALLY SIRKIN LEWIS. lity and appropriateness for the interior. As to size, I think it important that if there is furniture on the rug the furniture should not sit partially on the rug and partially off. $200 - $300/yard.