July 30, 2015
When To Use An Antique Rug
When it comes to oriental rugs, I always prefer the look and feel of an antique. However, it’s not always possible to find the correct color, style, or size – especially when you need a large one, as shown here.
The interior of this Charleston parlor (featured in Fall/Winter 2012 Elegant Homes), with it’s beautifully restored moldings, paneling, and antique glass windows, needed furnishings that would complement, not compete, for attention. A lengthy renovation afforded me the time to have a custom rug made for the room. I wanted it to appear as if it could have always been with the house and a simple faded Oushak design achieved that goal.
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