Why a Needlepoint Rug Made in 1920’s London Worth $750,000?

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In the rarefied world of London's finest antique dealers there are three, Keshishian, S. Franses and C.John, who specialize in the rarest antique needlepoint rugs. While lesser quality antique needlepoint rugs can be seen at the auction houses Sotheby's and Christies, the very finest and rarerest antique needlepoint rugs rarely show up there. These are handled by specialist dealers who cater to a handful of famous interior decorators, private clients and famous museums. Their prices rarely get published. But recently, while researching rare needlepoint rugs, I came across an article in artnet.com that disclosed that Keshishian was offering a Pontremoli needlepoint rug for $750,000. Unfortunately the picture below does not do justice to this magnificent needlepoint rug. Read More

15 Fabulous Interiors: How to Decorate with Green Rugs and Green

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Green is the color of nature and we are surrounded by greenery. The 15 inspiring interiors in todays post and the 12 Stunning Interiors with Green Rugs in an earlier post show how leading interior designers decorate with green rugs and green accents. Together these 27 rooms show you how to: Read More