February 8th through February 26th nazmiyal of Manhattan is exhibiting their collection of Sultanabad rugs. Available for viewing Monday - Fridays 9am - 5:30pm, this is certainly an event to check out. If you're unable to make it, the Nazmiyal siteis well organized and quite viewer friendly. Be sure to take a look at more information about this unique event.
antique sultanabad carpets have made quite an impression these last few years with both collectors and designers alike. One of the more recent examples to post an impressive hammer price was this Ziegler Mahal, topping the out as the third most expensive rug of 2008. Antique Sultanabads are well known for their larger scale print, often more subtle color palette and unusual and large sizes.
Image as seen on Nazmiyal.com