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Woven Leather Strap Rug or Carpet
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Modern style woven leather strap rug or carpet made from twelve panels sewn together. The panels are joined with leather cowhide strapping. Two sided with one side having a smoother ...
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20th Century American Modern More Carpets

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Leather

Brown and Black Italian Leather Checkerboard Rug
Located in New York, NY
A vintage Italian Art Deco rug from the mid-20th century. A true oddity. Brown and black leather squares alternate in a chessboard (checkerboard) pattern on this totally modern scatt...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Western European Rugs

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Leather

5 'x 7' Area Rug, Horsehair, Jute + Dulce De Leche Leather Rug, Colombian Crin
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

Vintage Saharan Tuareg Leather and Reed Rug
Located in Milan, IT
The carpets of the Tuareg, who are cattle herding nomads inhabiting a vast expanse of the Sahara desert, are among the most exciting group of weavings to appear on the market. These ...
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Vintage 1930s Mauritanian Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Leather, Reed

Vintage Saharan Tuareg Leather and Reed Rug
Located in Milan, IT
The carpets of the Tuareg, who are cattle herding nomads inhabiting a vast expanse of the Sahara desert, are among the most exciting group of weavings to appear on the market. These ...
Category

Vintage 1930s Mauritanian Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

Materials

Leather, Reed

Vintage Saharan Tuareg Leather and Reed Rug
Located in Milan, IT
The carpets of the Tuareg, who are cattle herding nomads inhabiting a vast expanse of the Sahara desert, are among the most exciting group of weavings to appear on the market. These ...
Category

Vintage 1930s Mauritanian Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

Materials

Leather, Reed

Vintage Saharan Tuareg Leather and Reed Rug
Located in Milan, IT
The carpets of the Tuareg, who are cattle herding nomads inhabiting a vast expanse of the Sahara desert, are among the most exciting group of weavings to appear on the market. These ...
Category

Vintage 1930s Mauritanian Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

Materials

Leather, Reed

5' x 7' Area Rug, Handwoven Horsehair, Jute + Avocado Leather, Colombian Crin
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

Area Rug, Handwoven Horsehair, Jute + Coffee Leather, Colombian Crin
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

5' x 7' Area Rug, Horsehair, Jute + Black Leather Diamonds, Colombian Crin
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

8' x 10' Area Rug, Horsehair, Jute + Black Leather Diamond, Colombian Crin
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

5' x 7' Area Rug, Handwoven Horsehair, Jute and Ocean Leather, Colombian Crin
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

5' x 7' Area Rug, Handwoven Horsehair, Jute and Black Leather, Colombian Crin
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

Vintage Oversize Saharan Tuareg Leather and Reed Rug
Located in Milan, IT
The carpets of the Tuareg, who are cattle herding nomads inhabiting a vast expanse of the Sahara desert, are among the most exciting group of weavings to appear on the market. These ...
Category

Vintage 1930s Mauritanian Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

Materials

Leather, Reed

Handwoven Horsehair, Jute and Avocado Leather Runner, Colombian Crin Rugs
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

9' x 12' Area Rug, Handwoven Horsehair, Jute + Black Leather, Colombian Crin
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

5' x 7' Area Rug, Handwoven Horsehair, Jute and Coffee Leather, Colombian Crin
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

8' x 10' Area Rug, Handwoven Horsehair, Jute + Coffee Leather, Colombian Crin
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

Vintage African Tuareg Mat from Mehraban
By Mehraban Rugs
Located in WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA
Tuareg mats are destined to be loved by the next generation because of their handwoven from reed and leather. Never be outdated to fashions and styles, their linear-zigzag patterns a...
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Vintage 1930s North African Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Leather, Reed

Vintage African Tuareg Mat
By Mehraban Rugs
Located in WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA
Indulge your room with simplicity and sophistication with our Vintage Tuareg mat. It highlights the cross motifs and berber symbols on its core which are open to interpretation. Know...
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Vintage 1930s North African Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Leather, Reed

  • Vintage African Tuareg Mat
  • Vintage African Tuareg Mat
  • Vintage African Tuareg Mat
  • Vintage African Tuareg Mat
W 93 in. L 115 in.
9' x 12' Area Rug, Horsehair, Jute and Black Leather Diamond, Colombian Crin
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

8' x 10' Area Rug, Handwoven Horsehair, Jute and Black Leather, Colombian Crin
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

9' x 12' Area Rug, Handwoven Horsehair, Jute and Ocean Leather, Colombian Crin
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

Horsehair, Jute and Dulce de Leche Leather Runner, Colombian Crin Rugs
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

8' x 10' Area Rug, Handwoven Horsehair, Jute and Ocean Leather, Colombian Crin
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

Runner in Handwoven Horsehair, Jute and Ocean Leather, Colombian Crin Rugs
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

8' x 10' Area Rug, Handwoven Horsehair, Jute and Avocado Leather, Colombian Crin
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

9 x 12 Area Rug, Handwoven Horsehair, Jute and Coffee Leather, Colombian Crin
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

Runner in Handwoven Horsehair, Jute and Black Leather, Colombian Crin Rugs
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

9' x 12' Area Rug, Handwoven Horsehair, Jute and Avocado Leather, Colombian Crin
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Jute, Leather

Runner in Handwoven Horsehair, Jute + Black Leather Diamonds, Colombian Crin Rug
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

Runner in Handwoven Horsehair, Jute and Coffee Leather, Colombian Crin Rugs
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

8' x 10' Area Rug, Horsehair, Jute and Dulce de Leche Leather, Colombian Crin
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

9' x 12' Area Rug, Horsehair, Jute and Dulce de Leche Leather, Colombian Crin
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

Mid-20th Century Vintage Mauritanian Leather Tuareg Rug North Africa
Located in Malaga, ES
Mauritanian Tuareg leather mats are made of dwarf palm tree fibers and hand woven with leather stripes, this are great to use indoor or outdoor, beautiful brown earth-tone colors. Th...
Category

Mid-20th Century Mauritanian Moroccan and North African Rugs

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Leather, Straw

Mid-20th Century Vintage Moroccan Leather Tuareg Rug North Africa
Located in Malaga, ES
Moroccan Tuareg leather mats are made of dwarf palm tree fibers and hand woven with leather stripes, this are great to use indoor or outdoor, beautiful brown earth-tone colors. This ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Moroccan Moroccan and North African Rugs

Materials

Leather, Straw

5' x 7' Area Rug, Handwoven Horsehair and Jute Diamonds, Colombian Crin Rugs
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

5' x 7' Area Rug, Handwoven Horsehair + Jute, Pre-Columbian, Colombian Crin Rug
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

9' x 12' Area Rug, Handwoven Horsehair + Jute, Festival, Colombian Crin Rugs
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

5' x 7' Area Rug, Handwoven Horsehair and Jute, Festival, Colombian Crin Rugs
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

9' x 12' Area Rug, Handwoven Horsehair + Jute Diamonds, Colombian Crin Rugs
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

8' x 10' Area Rug, Handwoven Horsehair and Jute Diamonds, Colombian Crin Rugs
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

8' x 10' Area Rug, Handwoven Horsehair and Jute, Festival, Colombian Crin Rugs
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

8' x 10' Area Rug, Handwoven Horsehair + Jute, Pre-Columbian, Colombian Crin Rug
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

9' x 12' Area Rug Handwoven Horsehair and Jute Pre-Columbian, Colombian Crin Rug
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

Large Vintage Tribal Tuareg Leather and Reed Rug, North Africa, 1960s
Located in New York, NY
A midcentury tribal rug or mat handwoven by the Tuareg tribes in Mauritania of reed bound with leather. As such, it has all the "imperfections" one can expect from a handwoven vintag...
Category

Mid-20th Century Mauritanian Mid-Century Modern Moroccan and North Afric...

Materials

Reed, Goatskin

Vintage African Tuareg Mat
By Mehraban Rugs
Located in WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA
A beautiful and unique vintage Tuareg. This piece is handwoven of reed and leather by one of the oldest nomadic groups of the Saharan trade routes, the Tuaregs. This piece will eleva...
Category

Mid-20th Century African More Carpets

Materials

Leather, Reed

  • Vintage African Tuareg Mat
  • Vintage African Tuareg Mat
  • Vintage African Tuareg Mat
  • Vintage African Tuareg Mat
W 116 in. L 213 in.
Vintage African Tuareg Mat
By Mehraban Rugs
Located in WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA
A beautiful and unique vintage Tuareg. This piece is handwoven of reed and leather by one of the oldest nomadic groups of the Saharan trade routes, the Tuaregs. This piece will eleva...
Category

Mid-20th Century African More Carpets

Materials

Leather, Reed

  • Vintage African Tuareg Mat
  • Vintage African Tuareg Mat
  • Vintage African Tuareg Mat
  • Vintage African Tuareg Mat
W 116 in. L 168 in.
2'6" x 8' Runner, Handwoven Horsehair + Jute Diamonds, Colombian Crin Rugs
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

2'6" x 8' Runner, Handwoven Horsehair + Jute, Festival, Colombian Crin Rugs
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

2'6" x 8' Runner ,Handwoven Horsehair and Jute Pre-Columbian, Colombian Crin Rug
By l'aviva home
Located in New York, NY
This collection pays homage to Colombian equestrian culture. Strands of horsehair (crin de caballo) are interwoven with a local jute (fique). The fique fiber gives the rugs a beautif...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Colombian North and South American Rugs

Materials

Leather, Jute

Vintage Mid-Century Moroccan Tuareg Mat Handwoven Rug
Located in New York, NY
This beautiful vintage Tuareg Mat rug is handwoven with bamboo and leather. Rug size is 8'4" x 14"0".
Category

Vintage 1960s Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

Materials

Leather, Bamboo

Mid-20th Century Moroccan Tuareg Mat
Located in New York, NY
Morocco, circa 1950 Measures: 12'9" x 8'2" (389 x 249 cm) Handwoven.
Category

Mid-20th Century Moroccan Moroccan and North African Rugs

Materials

Leather, Reed

Northern African Tuareg Mat
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A very unique Tuareg will elevate any design space with its tribal design and striking texture. This piece is handwoven by the Tuaregs, the oldest nomadic groups of the Saharan trade...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Sub-Saharan African Moroccan and North Afr...

Materials

Leather, Reed

  • Northern African Tuareg Mat
  • Northern African Tuareg Mat
  • Northern African Tuareg Mat
  • Northern African Tuareg Mat
W 118 in. L 208 in.
Mid-20th Century Moroccan Tuareg Mat
Located in New York, NY
Morocco, circa 1940 Measures: 16'3" x 9'10" (495 x 300 cm) Handwoven.
Category

Mid-20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

Materials

Leather, Reed

Mid-20th Century Moroccan Tuareg Mat
Located in New York, NY
Morocco, circa 1940 Measures: 17'4" x 11'2" (528 x 340 cm) Handwoven.
Category

Mid-20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

Materials

Leather, Reed

Mid-20th Century Moroccan Tuareg Mat
Located in New York, NY
Morocco, circa mid-20th century Measures: 16'10" x 12'2" (513 x 371 cm) Handwoven.
Category

Mid-20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

Materials

Leather, Reed

Mid-20th Century Moroccan Tuareg Mat
Located in New York, NY
Morocco, circa mid-20th century Measures: 13'11" x 9'5" (424 x 287 cm) Handwoven.
Category

Mid-20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

Materials

Leather, Reed

Mid-20th Century Moroccan Tuareg Mat
Located in New York, NY
Morocco, circa 1940 Measures: 15'3" x 10'7" (465 x 323 cm) Handwoven.
Category

Early 20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

Materials

Leather, Reed

Mid-20th Century Moroccan Tuareg Mat
Located in New York, NY
Morocco, circa mid-20th century Measures: 15'5" x 9'1" (470 x 277 cm) Handwoven.
Category

Mid-20th Century Moroccan Tribal Moroccan and North African Rugs

Materials

Leather, Reed

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Woven Leather Rug For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the woven leather rug you’re looking for. A woven leather rug — often made from animal skin, leather and natural fiber — can elevate any home. If you’re shopping for a woven leather rug, we have 92 options in-stock, while there are 39 modern editions to choose from as well. Your living room may not be complete without a woven leather rug — find older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. When you’re browsing for the right woven leather rug, those designed in Modern, Mid-Century Modern and Folk Art styles are of considerable interest. A well-made woven leather rug has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Berber Tribes of Morocco and Mehraban Rugs are consistently popular.

How Much is a Woven Leather Rug?

Prices for a woven leather rug start at $299 and top out at $68,000 with the average selling for $10,750.

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.