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RugRag Distinguished Rugs


Ultra Rare Museum Quality Silk Heriz Fantasy Carpet!

September 15, 2008

In response to a post we had made last week regarding "Fantasy" silk rugs, a private collector invited us to see some fantastic examples from their prestigious collection. One of the most unusual and unique carpets for which we were shown was an extremely rare and highly desirable silk on silk "Fantasy" Heriz. In-depth online documentation of an excellent condition Museum Quality Rug. MUST SEE! more

About Rug Rag Distinguished Rugs

January 30, 2008

What is a Rug Rag Distinguished Rug? As with most prime collection examples, it's all about condition, rarity, age and genre. Rug Rag Distinguished Rugs are the cream of the crop! more

Fantastic Palace Size Ghul Ferang Bidjar Persian Carpet

January 18, 2008

Size: 12'8" x 23'8" Age: ~70 year old semi antique. Est. 1940 Condition: This carpet is in Mint Condition. Owner states carpet has been in storage unused since imported. Pile is full and no different than original height showing no signs of wear whatsoever. This rug has no repairs, no moth damage, no end loss, no matting, no stains, no knot heads, no low areas, no dry area, no splits or other. Never before used! This is an outstandingly well-taken-care-of carpet very unusual in condition, size and genre. Well suited for any museum or private collection. Special Attributes: Ultra-dense and high quality wool pile. Spectacular condition. Technical: 2 ply hand spun wool on wool foundation. Knots per square inch are a consistent 130 (measured with quarter as seen on bottom photograph.) This large carpet was made in one piece on a single, massive loom.

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Palace Size Semi-Antique Shiraz

January 18, 2008

At an age of approximately 70 years old, this is a very unusual Shiraz Rug measuring an 13'x27'9". This rug is in very good condition, with very little wear. It is very uncommon to find a carpet of this size, let alone a carpet of this size with wool pile and wool foundation. This rug would make a great library Carpet! more

Incredible Signed Manchester Kashan As New Condition

January 18, 2008

Incredible Manchester Kashan Oriental Carpet in immaculate condition. This rug is no different than the day it was woven, circa 1920. Brand new, unused, this is a prime example of a mint condition rug, nearly 90 years in age! KPSI is in the vicinity of 360, suitable for the most discriminating of collectors, connoisseurs and museums. more


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Specializing in: Rugs | Area Rugs | Antique Rugs | Oriental Rugs | Appraisals is a blog with industry insider perspective geared toward educating consumers on how to make informed purchasing decisions for rugs of any kind: Area rugs, antique rugs, Oriental rugs, machine made and Persian rugs. We address carpet markets the United States and International.

Our primary focus for education includes area rugs, antique rugs, Oriental rugs and Persian rugs of all types. More detailed entries encompass evaluation of antique rugs, area rugs, chainstitch, dhurrie, flatweave, hand knotted, hand tufted, needlepoint and Oriental rugs of all ages and sizes. We also have helpful buyers guides for new rugs, antique rugs, including mansion size, palace size, and all oversized pieces, including evaluation of the most expensive rugs ever sold, auction watch and many more.

Our Rug Appraisals focus on the values of antique rugs, semi antique rugs, and new rugs including modern contemporary and traditional. Online appraisals may not be honored for replacement value in insurance situations, in which case we may refer our clients to local reputable rug appraisers for appraisal, or travel to you ourselves. We cover the Northeast United States and New England with in-person appraisals when needed, with a focus on the Tri-state area of CT (Fairfield, New Have, & Hartford), NJ (Bergen, Hudson, Sussex, Passaic, Essex, Union and Morris), NY and NYC (Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Long Island, and Staten Island) as well as Putnam, Rockland and Westchester counties.

The Rug Rag appraisal approach for antique rugs and appraisals of antique rugs may encompass International markets. Newer rug appraisals are primarily geared toward the US Market. States for which we have provided Rug Appraisals to, or provided in person referrals for new and Antique Rugs include: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OK, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY, and counties within.

Our most popular rug appraisals include antique rugs such as Arak, Bakshaish, Bidjar, Caucasian, Ferahan, Hadji Jalil, Heriz, Isfahan, Kashan, Kazak, Kerman, Kermani, Kermanshah, Laver Kerman, Mohtashem Kashan, Nichols, Oushak, Sarouk, Serapi, Sultanabad, Yazd and many more. Newer rug Appraisals we commonly address are American Sarouk, Arak, Ardebil, Ardekan, Bokhara, Chinese 90 line, Chobi, Gabbeh, Isfahan, Jaipur, Karastan, Kashmir, Kashmir silk, Kilim, Mashad, Nain, Heriz, Nichols art deco, Pakistan Caucasian, Peshawar, Qum, Sarouk, Tabriz and many more.


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