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Large Turkish Patchwork Rug in Gray, Green, Blue, Brown and Neutral Tones
Located in Atlanta, GA
Turkish Patchwork Rug, rug TU-ERD-7671, country of origin / type: Turkey / Mid-Century Modern, circa Mid-20th Century. Measures: 10'2 x 13'4. This vintage Turkish rug is composed ...
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Vintage 1940s Turkish Mid-Century Modern Turkish Rugs

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Wool

Large after Keith Haring Rug, Blue, Red, Yellow, Dancing Figures, Dog
By (after) Keith Haring
Located in Chicago, IL
Brilliant colors on this large, 40 x 60 inches after Keith Haring rug with two dancing figures on a dog, distributed by Comart, Italia. Copyright Keith Haring Foundation, licensed by...
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Early 2000s Italian Post-Modern More Carpets

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Nylon, Rubber

Large Blue Moroccan Carpet or Rug
Located in Alessandria, Piemonte
1179. Rare large Moroccan carpet in a wonderful blue color: a clear reference to the water of the deep sea. Perfect for a sea house. Look also to LU 137922949552: placed side by sid...
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21st Century and Contemporary Moroccan Other Moroccan and North African ...

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Wool

  • Large Blue Moroccan Carpet or Rug
  • Large Blue Moroccan Carpet or Rug
  • Large Blue Moroccan Carpet or Rug
  • Large Blue Moroccan Carpet or Rug
W 77.17 in. L 163.78 in.
Gray Blue and Green Customizable Angulo Blue Runner X-Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
There’s no regrets from a long line of happy Art Hide customers who’ve made this stunning rug pride of place at home! Your future interior will be beautifully grounded with soft tone...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Gray Blue and Green Customizable Angulo Blue Runner Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
There’s no regrets from a long line of happy Art Hide customers who’ve made this stunning rug pride of place at home! Your future interior will be beautifully grounded with soft tone...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Dark blue Round Customizable Trilogia Cowhide Rug Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
The popular Trilogia rug is back with its seasonal update, this time in a deliciously moody inky blue tone. The combination of this dramatic jewel tone and the lustrous texture of co...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Large Blue Modern Hand-Tufted Rug
Located in London, GB
This beautiful hand tufted blue rug features a gradient of blue colours that range from a darker rich blue through to a lighter blue in the middle section, including sections of whit...
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Late 20th Century European More Carpets

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Wool

  • Large Blue Modern Hand-Tufted Rug
  • Large Blue Modern Hand-Tufted Rug
  • Large Blue Modern Hand-Tufted Rug
  • Large Blue Modern Hand-Tufted Rug
W 166.93 in. L 125.99 in.
Dark Blue Customizable Optico Midnight Blue Cowhide Area Floor Rug X-Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
Immerse yourself in relaxed opulence and evoke Classic glamour with the stunning new Optico from Art Hide. Think Mad Men Art Deco meets 1970s iconic rock star glam, and you’ve nailed...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Dark Blue Customizable Optico Midnight Blue Cowhide Area Floor Rug Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
Immerse yourself in relaxed opulence and evoke Classic glamour with the stunning new Optico from Art Hide. Think Mad Men Art Deco meets 1970s iconic rock star glam, and you’ve nailed...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Retro Inspired Customizable Hornet Blue Cowhide Runner X-Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
The retro, science fiction inspired Hornet features bold pops of vibrant colour with luxe gold detailing. Playful yet evocative, the Hornet takes its cues from the rich colours of...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Stunning Sky Blue Antique Turkish Oushak Large Room Size Carpet
Located in New York, NY
An early 20th century antique Turkish Oushak carpet with a sky blue field, border, and center medallion in apple green. Measures: 11'4'' x 15'.
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Early 20th Century Turkish Agra Turkish Rugs

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Wool

Retro Inspired Customizable Hornet Blue Cowhide Runner Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
The retro, science fiction inspired Hornet features bold pops of vibrant colour with luxe gold detailing. Playful yet evocative, the Hornet takes its cues from the rich colours of...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Retro Inspired Customizable Hornet Blue Cowhide Runner Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
The retro, science fiction inspired Hornet features bold pops of vibrant colour with luxe gold detailing. Playful yet evocative, the Hornet takes its cues from the rich colours of...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Large Blue Background Antique Persian Khorassan Carpet. Size: 11' 9" x 16' 3"
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful and Decorative Open Field Design Antique Persian Khorassan Carpet, Country of Origin: Persia, Circa Date: Late 19th Century. Size: 11 ft 9 in x 16 ft 3 in (3.58 m x 4.95 m)...
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Antique Late 19th Century Persian Khorassan Persian Rugs

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Wool

Dark blue Round Customizable Trilogia Cowhide Rug X-Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
The popular Trilogia rug is back with its seasonal update, this time in a deliciously moody inky blue tone. The combination of this dramatic jewel tone and the lustrous texture of co...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Vintage Blue Customizable Las Palmas Denim Cowhide Area Floor Rug Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
With elegant vintage curves and a shimmering poolside aesthetic, the stunning Las Palmas rug is a quintessential statement piece where high style meets relaxed luxury. Art Hide’s bol...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Retro Inspired Customizable Hornet Blue Cowhide Rug Round Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
Midnight blue & Charcoal are the headline colours in our alluring new Blue Hornet. Striking gold dusting features across the rug contrasting with the deep, moody blues. The retro, sc...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Retro Inspired Customizable Hornet Blue Cowhide Rug Round X-Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
Midnight blue & Charcoal are the headline colours in our alluring new Blue Hornet. Striking gold dusting features across the rug contrasting with the deep, moody blues. The retro, sc...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Bright Jewel Tones Customizable Aladdin Rectangle in Blue Large
By Ground Control
Located in Charlotte, NC
Introducing Toughies - your new high traffic, heavyweight home hero! These rugs are raring & ready for even the most rough & rowdy settings. Dirt, grime and hardcore wear & tear a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Nylon

Bright Jewel Tones Customizable Aladdin Round in Blue Large
By Ground Control
Located in Charlotte, NC
Introducing Toughies - your new high traffic, heavyweight home hero! These rugs are raring & ready for even the most rough & rowdy settings. Dirt, grime and hardcore wear & tear a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Nylon

Bright Jewel Tones Customizable Aladdin Runner in Blue Large
By Ground Control
Located in Charlotte, NC
Introducing Toughies - your new high traffic, heavyweight home hero! These rugs are raring & ready for even the most rough & rowdy settings. Dirt, grime and hardcore wear & tear a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Nylon

Bright Jewel Tones Customizable Aladdin Runner in Blue X-Large
By Ground Control
Located in Charlotte, NC
Introducing Toughies - your new high traffic, heavyweight home hero! These rugs are raring & ready for even the most rough & rowdy settings. Dirt, grime and hardcore wear & tear a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Nylon

Array of Colorful Hues Customizable Hex Rectanglein Blue Large
By Ground Control
Located in Charlotte, NC
Introducing Toughies - your new high traffic, heavyweight home hero! These rugs are raring & ready for even the most rough & rowdy settings. Dirt, grime and hardcore wear & tear a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Nylon

Retro Inspired Customizable Hornet Blue Cowhide Rug Rectangle X-Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
Midnight blue & Charcoal are the headline colours in our alluring new Blue Hornet. Striking gold dusting features across the rug contrasting with the deep, moody blues. The retro, sc...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

Materials

Cowhide

Bright Jewel Tones Customizable Aladdin Round in Blue X-Large
By Ground Control
Located in Charlotte, NC
Introducing Toughies - your new high traffic, heavyweight home hero! These rugs are raring & ready for even the most rough & rowdy settings. Dirt, grime and hardcore wear & tear a...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

Materials

Nylon

Bright Jewel Tones Customizable Aladdin Rectangle in Blue X-Large
By Ground Control
Located in Charlotte, NC
Introducing Toughies - your new high traffic, heavyweight home hero! These rugs are raring & ready for even the most rough & rowdy settings. Dirt, grime and hardcore wear & tear a...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Nylon

Retro Inspired Customizable Hornet Blue Cowhide Rug Rectangle Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
Midnight blue & Charcoal are the headline colours in our alluring new Blue Hornet. Striking gold dusting features across the rug contrasting with the deep, moody blues. The retro, sc...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

Materials

Cowhide

Vintage Blue Customizable Las Palmas Denim Cowhide Area Floor Rug Extra Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
With elegant vintage curves and a shimmering poolside aesthetic, the stunning Las Palmas rug is a quintessential statement piece where high style meets relaxed luxury. Art Hide’s bol...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Antique Malayer Persian Carpet with Large Flowers on Deep Blue Field
Located in Atlanta, GA
Persian Malayer Carpet with Large Flowers on Deep Blue Field rug/13-0609, origin/iran This magnificent antique Persian Malayer carpet bears a beautiful, all-over floral design paire...
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Vintage 1910s Persian Malayer Persian Rugs

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Wool

Blue, Black & White Stripes Nueva Raya Customizable Cowhide Runner X-Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
Relax with the sublime – yet relaxed and sophisticated – coastal vibe of the new blue colourway of Art Hide’s best selling Nueva Raya style. Perfect for bedrooms, chill out spaces an...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Blue, Black & White Stripes Nueva Raya Customizable Cowhide Runner Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
Relax with the sublime – yet relaxed and sophisticated – coastal vibe of the new blue colourway of Art Hide’s best selling Nueva Raya style. Perfect for bedrooms, chill out spaces an...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Array of Colorful Hues Customizable Hex Runner in Blue Large
By Ground Control
Located in Charlotte, NC
Introducing Toughies - your new high traffic, heavyweight home hero! These rugs are raring & ready for even the most rough & rowdy settings. Dirt, grime and hardcore wear & tear a...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

Materials

Nylon

Array of Colorful Hues Customizable Hex Round in Blue Large
By Ground Control
Located in Charlotte, NC
Introducing Toughies - your new high traffic, heavyweight home hero! These rugs are raring & ready for even the most rough & rowdy settings. Dirt, grime and hardcore wear & tear a...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

Materials

Nylon

Array of Colorful Hues Customizable Hex Rectangle in Blue X-Large
By Ground Control
Located in Charlotte, NC
Introducing Toughies - your new high traffic, heavyweight home hero! These rugs are raring & ready for even the most rough & rowdy settings. Dirt, grime and hardcore wear & tear a...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

Materials

Nylon

Array of Colorful Hues Customizable Hex Runner in Blue X-Large
By Ground Control
Located in Charlotte, NC
Introducing toughies - your new high traffic, heavyweight home hero! These rugs are raring & ready for even the most rough & rowdy settings. Dirt, grime and hardcore wear & tear a...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

Materials

Nylon

Array of Colorful Hues Customizable Hex Round in Blue X-Large
By Ground Control
Located in Charlotte, NC
Introducing Toughies - your new high traffic, heavyweight home hero! These rugs are raring & ready for even the most rough & rowdy settings. Dirt, grime and hardcore wear & tear a...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Nylon

Blue and gray tessellation Trellis Customizable Cowhide Area Floor Rug X-Large .
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
Crammed with color, this new release under our Alta line will add spades of charisma and sophistication to your interior. The blue is combined with natural grey shades to create a on...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Art Deco Blue Gray Faceta Customizable Cowhide Area Floor Rug X-Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
The luxurious Faceta is a sumptuous, elevated statement piece. With its fragmented proportions and tonal, unexpected, irregular shapes, this is covetable style defined. The Faceta...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Gray, Blue and Caramel Falling Squares Cowhide Area Floor Rug X-Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
A playful, yet striking new release under our Alta line, the falling squares rug will add spades of charisma and sophistication to your interior. The blue colorway is combined with n...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Gray, Blue and Caramel Falling Squares Cowhide Area Floor Rug Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
A playful, yet striking new release under our Alta line, the Falling Squares rug will add spades of charisma and sophistication to your interior. The blue colorway is combined with n...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Blue, Black & White Stripes Nueva Raya Customizable Cowhide Area Rug Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
Part laid back and part packing a punch, define your ultimate style with the charismatic Nueva Raya in pink! This stunning rug offers your space a whole lot of personality with natur...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Art Deco Blue Gray Faceta Customizable Cowhide Area Floor Rug Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
The luxurious Faceta is a sumptuous, elevated statement piece. With its fragmented proportions and tonal, unexpected, irregular shapes, this is covetable style defined. The Faceta...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

Materials

Cowhide

Gray Blue and Green Customizable Angulo Cowhide Area Floor Rug X-Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
There’s no regrets from a long line of happy Art Hide customers who’ve made this stunning rug pride of place at home! Your future interior will be beautifully grounded with soft tone...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

Materials

Cowhide

Gray blue and pink Customizable Astila Cowhide Area Floor Rug X-Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
Art Hide’s Astila skilfully combines luscious natural tones of grey with dyed greys and a bold and muted combined color palette. Its long lines extend the eye and beautiful patchwork...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Gray Blue and Green Customizable Angulo Cowhide Area Floor Rug Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
There’s no regrets from a long line of happy Art Hide customers who’ve made this stunning rug pride of place at home! Your future interior will be beautifully grounded with soft tone...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

Materials

Cowhide

Blue and gray tessellation Trellis Customizable Cowhide Area Floor Rug Large .
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
Crammed with color, this new release under our Alta line will add spades of charisma and sophistication to your interior. The blue is combined with natural grey shades to create a on...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

Materials

Cowhide

Gray blue and pink Customizable Astila Cowhide Area Floor Rug Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
Art Hide’s Astila skilfully combines luscious natural tones of grey with dyed greys and a bold and muted combined color palette. Its long lines extend the eye and beautiful patchwork...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

Materials

Cowhide

Blue, Black & White Stripes Nueva Raya Customizable Cowhide Area Rug X-Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
Part laid back and part packing a punch, define your ultimate style with the charismatic Nueva Raya in pink! This stunning rug offers your space a whole lot of personality with natur...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Large Antique Oushak Carpet in Light Pink Background with Light Blue Highlights
Located in Atlanta, GA
Antique Oushak Carpet, rug D-0501, country of origin / type: Turkey / Oushak, circa Early-20th Century. Measures: 11'8'' x 15'1''. This large antique Oushak is composed of an overa...
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Early 20th Century Turkish Oushak Turkish Rugs

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Wool

Contemporary Turkish Flatweave Kilim Large Room Size Carpet In Cream and Blue
Located in New York, NY
A modern Turkish flatweave Kilim large room size carpet handmade during the 21st century with a contemporary asymmetrical diamond lattice design in blue and brown over a cream backgr...
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21st Century and Contemporary Turkish Modern Turkish Rugs

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Wool

Antique Large Oversize Caucasian Rust and Blue Tribal Soumak Carpet, circa 1920s
Located in New York, NY
Soumak is a tapestry technique of weaving strong and decorative textiles used as rugs and domestic bags. It is a type of flat-weave, somewhat resembling but stronger and thicker than...
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Vintage 1920s Caucasian Sumak Caucasian Rugs

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Wool

Gray Green Blue and Light Pink Customizable Astila Emerald Cowhide Runner Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
Art Hide's Astila skilfully combines luscious natural tones of grey with dyed greys and a bold & muted combined colour palette. It's long lines extend the eye and beautiful patchwork...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Gray Green Blue and Light Pink Customizable Astila Navy Cowhide Runner Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
Art Hide's Astila skilfully combines luscious natural tones of grey with dyed greys and a bold & muted combined colour palette. It's long lines extend the eye and beautiful patchwork...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Gray Green Blue and Light Pink Customizable Astila Navy Cowhide Runner X-Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
Art Hide's Astila skilfully combines luscious natural tones of grey with dyed greys and a bold & muted combined colour palette. It's long lines extend the eye and beautiful patchwork...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Blue Black & White Customizable Round Nueva Raya Cowhide Area Floor Rug Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
Art Hide’s Nueva Raya design in natural and dyed tones inspired by nature. The Cìrculo style is fabulous for kids’ rooms and smaller spaces. Size guide. 1.5m 4’11” diameter 2.0m...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Blue Black & White Customizable Round Nueva Raya Cowhide Area Floor Rug X-Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
Art Hide’s Nueva Raya design in natural and dyed tones inspired by nature. The Cìrculo style is fabulous for kids’ rooms and smaller spaces. Size guide. 1.5m 4’11” diameter 2.0m...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Large Antique Persian Tabriz Carpet with Herati Design in Gray Blue & Orange Red
Located in Atlanta, GA
Antique Persian large distressed Tabriz rug with all over Herati and geometric design in blue tones. Blue, gray, orange red, taupe, tan and brown geometric Persian Tabriz rug, rug EM...
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Early 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Wool

Gray Green Blue and Light Pink Customizable Astila Cowhide Area Floor Rug Large
By Art Hide
Located in Charlotte, NC
With a touch of timeless retro glam, Art Hide’s Astila skilfully combines luscious natural cowhide tones of natural grey with dyed greys and a bold combined color palette. Its long l...
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21st Century and Contemporary Pakistani Art Deco More Carpets

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Cowhide

Large Antique Sky Blue Persian Kerman Carpet. Size: 10 ft 9 in x 20 ft
Located in New York, NY
Antique Persian Kerman rug, country of origin: Persia, date: circa 1900. Size: 10 ft 9 in x 20 ft (3.28 m x 6.1 m) Here is an absolutely delightful antique Oriental Rug. This beau...
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Early 20th Century Persian Kirman Persian Rugs

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Wool

21st Century Large Tan or Blue Persian Sultanabad Carpet 12'2'x18'3"
Located in Norwalk, CT
21st century large Persian Sultanabad carpet with a tan/beige field, light blue/green and red accents. Measures: 12'2" x 18'3"
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Early 20th Century Persian Persian Rugs

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Wool

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Large Blue Carpet For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic large blue carpet available at 1stDibs. Each large blue carpet for sale was constructed with extraordinary care, often using fabric, wool and animal skin. Find 143 options for an antique or vintage large blue carpet now, or shop our selection of 83 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. Your living room may not be complete without a large blue carpet — find older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. A large blue carpet made by Modern designers — as well as those associated with Art Deco — is very popular. Art Hide, Keivan Woven Arts and Paulo Kobylka each produced at least one beautiful large blue carpet that is worth considering.

How Much is a Large Blue Carpet?

Prices for a large blue carpet can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $270 and can go as high as $265,000, while the average can fetch as much as $8,925.

Finding the Right Rugs and Carpets for You

Carpets and rugs have been around for thousands of years. Prehistoric humans turned to animal skin, wool and fur to craft simple fabrics to soften hard terrain. A 2016 study suggests that "cave lions" were hunted for exactly this purpose, and that decorating your cave with their pelts may have conferred strength and prestige. Although many of these early textiles are still in existence, tracing their precise origins is difficult. Carpets quickly became such a valuable trade commodity that the weavings could easily travel far from their places of origin. 

The oldest known carpet was found in southern Siberia. (It may have traveled there from Persepolis in Iran.) For the flat-weave floor rugs crafted by Native Americans, cotton was the primary material before sheep’s wool was introduced in the 16th century. In Europe, carpet-making was fundamental to folk art, and Asian carpets imported to European countries were at one time considered a precious luxury and not intended to remain permanently on the floor. 

In modern usage, “carpet” typically denotes a wall-to-wall floor cushioning that is fixed to the floor. Rugs, on the other hand, are designed to cover a specific area and can easily be moved to new locations. However, the terms are interchangeable in many parts of the world, and, in the end, it won’t matter what you decide to call it. Good vintage rugs have made their way into homes across the globe, becoming fixtures used for comfort, prayer and self-expression, so choosing the right area rug is officially a universal endeavor.

It’s well known that a timeless Persian rug, Moroccan berber rug (see our guide) or vintage Turkish rug can warm any interior, but if you’re looking for something unexpected, find a runner rug that pops in your hallway or on your stairs. Dig for dazzling geometric patterns in our inventory of mid-century modern rugs and carpets, which includes works designed by the likes of Swedish textile master Märta Måås-Fjetterström and other artisans. 

With the variety of area rugs and carpets rolled out for you on 1stDibs — a collection that includes traditional, modern, minimalist rugs and other coverings of all kinds — things will be looking up every time you’re looking down.