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Vintage Persian Isfahan Hunting Scene Rug. Size: 3 ft 9 in x 5 ft 3 in
Located in New York, NY
Vintage Persian Isfahan Hunting Scene Rug, Country Of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rug, Circa date: Vintage. Size: 3 ft 9 in x 5 ft 3 in (1.14 m x 1.6 m)
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20th Century Persian Other Persian Rugs

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Wool

Distressed Antique Persian Sultanabad Hunting Scene Rug with Arts & Crafts Style
Located in Dallas, TX
74840 distressed antique Persian Sultanabad Rug with Hunting Scene and Arts & Crafts Style. The architectural elements of naturalistic forms combined with Arts & Crafts style, this h...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Turkish Sultanabad Persian Rugs

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Wool

Antique American Hooked Rug Featuring Colorful Village Scene
Located in Atlanta, GA
Antique American Hooked rug featuring colorful pictorial village scene, rug s12-0806, country of origin / type: United States / Hooked, circa 1920 This American Hooked rug depicts...
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Early 20th Century American American Craftsman North and South American ...

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Wool

Vintage Persian Qum Rug with Hunting Scene
Located in Dallas, TX
77512, vintage Persian Qum rug with hunting scene. This hand knotted wool vintage Persian Qum rug features a lively pictorial hunting scene against a beige backdrop. The sense of fli...
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Late 20th Century Persian Medieval Persian Rugs

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Wool, Silk

Vintage Persian Qum Rug with Botanical Hunting Scene
Located in Dallas, TX
77513 vintage Persian Qum rug with botanical hunting scene 04'06 x 07'00. With it's timeless elegance and regal charm, this hand knotted wool vintage Persian Qum rug features a livel...
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Late 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Wool

Vintage Persian Tabriz Rug with Medieval Hunting Scene
Located in Dallas, TX
76680 Vintage Persian Tabriz Rug with Soft, Neutral Colors. From cozy casual to manor formal, relish the refinement as this vintage Persian Tabriz gallery rug characterizes the forma...
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Mid-20th Century Persian Medieval Persian Rugs

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Wool

Tapestry Rug, Carpet Baroque Scene, circa 1870
Located in Berlin, DE
Impressive tapestry rug with a beautiful baroque love scene on the lake. Quality handwork. (Y-116).
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Western European Rugs

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Cotton

cc-tapis Rug Fuga Scene 3 by Cristian Mohaded
By cc-tapis, Cristian Mohaded
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Born in France. Designed in Milan. Produced in Nepal. cc-tapis is an Italian company which produces contemporary hand-knotted rugs which are created in Nepal by expert Tibetan artis...
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21st Century and Contemporary Nepalese Modern Western European Rugs

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Wool

cc-tapis Rug Fuga Scene 2 by Cristian Mohaded
By cc-tapis, Cristian Mohaded
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Born in France. Designed in Milan. Produced in Nepal. cc-tapis is an Italian company which produces contemporary hand-knotted rugs which are created in Nepal by expert Tibetan artis...
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21st Century and Contemporary Nepalese Modern Western European Rugs

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Wool

cc-tapis Rug Fuga Scene 1 by Cristian Mohaded
By cc-tapis, Cristian Mohaded
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Born in France. Designed in Milan. Produced in Nepal. cc-tapis is an Italian company which produces contemporary hand-knotted rugs which are created in Nepal by expert Tibetan artis...
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21st Century and Contemporary Nepalese Modern Western European Rugs

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Wool

Art Deco Chinese Rug, Beautiful Scene
Located in Evanston, IL
Art Deco Chinese Rug, beautiful scene. This wonderful Art Deco carpet was made in China, Walter Nichols was great American rug producer (the Art Deco rugs which he did not originate...
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Mid-20th Century Chinese Art Deco Chinese and East Asian Rugs

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Wool

Hunting Scene Vintage Isfahan Persian Rug. Size: 5 ft x 8 ft 2 in
Located in New York, NY
Intricate Hunting Scene Vintage Isfahan Persian Rug, Country Of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa Date: Late 20th Century. Size: 5 ft x 8 ft 2 in (1.52 m x 2.49 m).
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Late 20th Century Persian Other Persian Rugs

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Wool

Oversized Antique Persian Hunting Scene Kerman Rug. Size: 14' 8" x 22' 8"
Located in New York, NY
Magnificent Large Oversized Antique Persian Hunting Scene Kerman Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Persian Rug, Circa Date: 1880. Size: 14 ft 8 in x 22 ft 8 in (4.47 m x 6.91 m).
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Antique Late 19th Century Persian Kirman Persian Rugs

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Wool

Antique Oversized Hunting Scene Turkish Hereke Rug. Size: 17' 2" x 23' 9"
Located in New York, NY
Magnificent Oversize Animal Motif Antique Turkish Hereke Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Turkish Rug, Circa Date: 1880. Size: 17 ft 2 in x 23 ft 9 in (5.23 m x 7.24 m).
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Antique 19th Century Turkish Tribal Turkish Rugs

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Wool

Antique Agra Indian Rug with Royal Howdah and Hunting Scene
Located in Dallas, TX
74662 Antique Agra Indian Rug with Royal Howdah and Hunting Scene. Cleverly composed and distinctively well-balanced, this antique Agra Indian rug displays an exceptional hunting sce...
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Mid-20th Century Indian Agra Indian Rugs

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Wool

Vintage Persian Khamseh Pictorial Rug with Dervish Scene, Persian Wall Hanging
Located in Dallas, TX
76197, vintage Persian Khamseh Pictorial rug with Dervish Scene, Persian wall hanging. Ancient Persia boasts the true origin of viticulture and wine drinking as celebrated in this ha...
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Mid-20th Century Persian Modern Persian Rugs

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Wool

Hunting Scene Silk Vintage Persian Qum Rug. 4 ft 3 in x 6 ft 4 in
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful Hunting Scene Silk Vintage Persian Qum Rug , Country of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa Date: Late 20th Century - Size: 4 ft 3 in x 6 ft 4 in (1.3 m x 1.93 m).
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Late 20th Century Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Silk

Vintage Persian Khamseh Pictorial Rug with Dervish Scene, Persian Wall Hanging
Located in Dallas, TX
76195 Vintage Persian Khamseh Pictorial rug with Dervish Scene, Persian wall hanging. Ancient Persia boasts the true origin of viticulture and wine drinking as celebrated in this han...
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Mid-20th Century Persian Folk Art Persian Rugs

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Wool

Vintage Persian Khamseh Pictorial Rug with Dervish Scene, Persian Wall Hanging
Located in Dallas, TX
76198, vintage Persian Khamseh Pictorial rug with Dervish Scene, Persian wall hanging. Ancient Persia boasts the true origin of viticulture and wine drinking as celebrated in this ha...
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Mid-20th Century Persian Modern Persian Rugs

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Wool

Vintage Persian Khamseh Pictorial Rug with Dervish Scene, Persian Wall Hanging
Located in Dallas, TX
76200, vintage Persian Khamseh Pictorial rug with Dervish Scene, Persian wall hanging. Ancient Persia boasts the true origin of viticulture and wine drinking as celebrated in this ha...
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Mid-20th Century Persian Modern Persian Rugs

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Wool

Vintage Persian Khamseh Pictorial Rug with Dervish Scene, Persian Wall Hanging
Located in Dallas, TX
76196, vintage Persian Khamseh Pictorial rug with Dervish scene, Persian wall hanging. Ancient Persia boasts the true origin of viticulture and wine drinking as celebrated in this ha...
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Mid-20th Century Persian Modern Persian Rugs

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Wool

Vintage Persian Khamseh Pictorial Rug with Dervish Scene, Persian Wall Hanging
Located in Dallas, TX
76199, vintage Persian Khamseh Pictorial rug with Dervish scene, Persian wall hanging. Ancient Persia boasts the true origin of viticulture and wine drinking as celebrated in this ha...
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Mid-20th Century Persian Modern Persian Rugs

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Wool

Antique Persian Pictorial Tabriz Palace Rug with Persepolis Scene & Rococo Style
Located in Dallas, TX
77360, antique Persian Pictorial Tabriz Palace rug with Persepolis Scene and Rococo style. With ornate details and well-balanced symmetry combined with a dreamy color palette, this h...
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Early 20th Century Persian Rococo Persian Rugs

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Wool

Vintage Persian Tabriz Gallery Rug with Hunting Scene and Medieval Style
Located in Dallas, TX
76286, vintage Persian Tabriz gallery rug with hunting scene and medieval style. This hand-knotted wool vintage Persian Tabriz rug features an eight-point cusped central medallion ou...
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Mid-20th Century Persian Medieval Persian Rugs

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Wool

Vintage Persian Tabriz Gallery Rug with Hunting Scene and Medieval Style
Located in Dallas, TX
76352, vintage Persian Tabriz gallery rug with hunting scene and traditional medival style 11'03 x 16'01. This hand-knotted wool vintage Persian Tabriz gallery rug features an incons...
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Mid-20th Century Persian Medieval Persian Rugs

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Wool

Antique Art Deco/Peking Rug, Scene Design
Located in Evanston, IL
Great scene c-10290 antique Peking Chinese rug in perfect condition. It's a second rug from a incredible collection of antique Peking rugs.
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Early 20th Century Chinese Art Deco Chinese and East Asian Rugs

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Wool

Antique Art Deco/Peking Rug, Scene Design
Located in Evanston, IL
This wonderful Art Deco carpet was made in China, circa 1910s or 1920s. Measures: 2'7" x 5'. Walter Nichols was great American rug producer (the Art Deco rugs which he did not origin...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Art Deco Chinese and East Asian Rugs

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Wool

High-Quality Vintage Aubusson Style Rug Tapestry, Animal scene Needlepoint
Located in Hampshire, SO51 8BY
Upgrade your interior walls or floors with this high-quality vintage Aubusson rug style tapestry, handwoven in 1940 with hand-spun, vegetable-dyed wool and cotton, woven by some of t...
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Vintage 1980s Chinese Aubusson Central Asian Rugs

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Cotton, Organic Material, Wool

4x6 Ft Art-Silk Handmade Kayseri Rug from 1930s with Hunting Scene
Located in Philadelphia, PA
An elegant, very finely-woven Central Anatolian rug from the town of Kayseri made of art-silk that catches and reflects light with its beautiful, glowing, organic cotton-based materi...
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Vintage 1930s Turkish Oushak Turkish Rugs

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Cotton, Silk

Early 20th Century Handmade Persian Tabriz Hunting Scene Pictorial Accent Rug
Located in New York, NY
An antique Persian Tabriz accent rug handmade during the early 20th century with the classic pictorial hunting scene design. Measures: 4' 5" x 5' 3" Persian Rugs & Carpets: Pe...
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Early 20th Century Persian Folk Art Persian Rugs

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Wool

Hunting Scene Vintage Qum Persian Rug. Size: 4 ft 7 in x 6 ft 11 in
Located in New York, NY
Intricate Hunting Scene Vintage Qum Persian Rug 51170, Country Of Origin / Rug Type: Vintage Persian Rug, Circa Date; Late 20th century. Size: 4 ft 7 in x 6 ft 11 in (1.4 m x 2.11 m).
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Late 20th Century Persian Other Persian Rugs

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Wool

Small Silk Persian Hunting Scene Qum Rug. Size: 3 ft 5 in x 5 ft 1 in
Located in New York, NY
Intricate Ivory Hunting Scene Silk Qum Persian Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Modern Persian Rug, Circa Date: Late 20th Century. Size: 3 ft 5 in x 5 ft 1 in (1.04 m x 1.55 m).
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Late 20th Century Persian Other Persian Rugs

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Silk

19th C. Agra Rug with Maharaja and Hunting Scene Tigers, Elephants Symbolism
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
Conversation piece with elaborate hunting forest sequence including a depiction of Indian Royals, dancers, birds and a mysterious creature attacking elephants, cattle and a Royal dee...
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Vintage 1910s Indian Agra Indian Rugs

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Wool

Oversized 17th Century Hunting Scene Persian Isfahan Rug. Size: 8' 10" x 33'
Located in New York, NY
Majestic oversized 17th century Hunting scene Persian Isfahan rug, country of origin / rug type: Persian rug, circa date: 17th century. Size: 8 ft 10 in x 33 ft (2.69 m x 10.06 m) T...
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Antique 17th Century Persian Other Persian Rugs

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Wool

Vintage Turkish Silk Hereke Rug with Hunting Scene, Silk Tapestry Wall Hanging
Located in Dallas, TX
77025 vintage Turkish silk Hereke prayer rug with hunting scene. Cleverly composed and distinctively well-balanced, this vintage Turkish silk Hereke rug displays an exceptional hunti...
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Mid-20th Century Turkish Medieval Turkish Rugs

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Silk

Antique Biblical Adam and Eve Scene Turkish Hereke Silk Rug. Size: 7 ft x 5 ft
Located in New York, NY
Fine Biblical Scene Turkish Pictorial Antique Silk Rug That Depicts The Story of The Banishment From The Garden Of Eden, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Turkish Rug, Circa Date: Late 1...
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Antique Late 19th Century Turkish Romantic Turkish Rugs

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Silk

Naturalist Scene Vintage Scandinavian Kilim Rug. Size: 5 ft 9 in x 8 ft
Located in New York, NY
Naturalist Scene Vintage Scandinavian Kilim Rug, Country of Origin / Rug Type: Scandinavia Rug, Circa date: Mid 20th Century. Size: 5 ft 9 in x 8 ft (1.75 m x 2.44 m)
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Mid-20th Century Scandinavian Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavia...

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Wool

Scandinavian Rug with Naturalistic Scene, circa Mid-20th Century
Located in Los Angeles, CA
This is a gorgeous Scandinavian flat woven rug crafted in the mid-20th century that is a truly remarkable and unique of its kind. It showcases the designer's exceptional weaving skil...
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Mid-20th Century Scandinavian Scandinavian Modern Russian and Scandinavi...

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Wool

Chinese Silk Oriental Rug, Garden Scene with Butterflies, 20th C
Located in Big Flats, NY
A Chinese oriental rug offers silk construction with ground having garden scene with flowers, butterflies and urns, complementing border having foliate design, 20th century Measur...
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20th Century Chinese Chinese and East Asian Rugs

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Silk

Antique Chinese Peking Rug with Landscape Scenes and Chinoiserie Style
Located in Dallas, TX
77375, antique Chinese Peking rug with landscape scenes and chinoiserie style. This hand knotted wool antique Chinese Peking rug features a variety of pictorial motifs floating on an...
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Early 20th Century Chinese Chinoiserie Chinese and East Asian Rugs

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Wool

Turn of the Century Folk Art Whaling Scene Hooked Rug
Located in Nantucket, MA
Antique Turn of the Century Folk Art whaling scene hooked rug, late 19th or early 20th century, a hand hooked wool rug with unique depiction of a South Seas whaling scene with large ...
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Antique 1890s American Folk Art Rugs

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Wool

Vintage Miles Davis Design Jazz Scene Art Rug. Size: 8 ft 3 in x 11 ft 2 in
Located in New York, NY
A magnificently artistic vintage Miles Davis Jazz scene art rug, country of origin / rug type: Vintage Scandinavian rugs, date: circa last quarter of the 20th century. Size: 8 ft 3 i...
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Late 20th Century Scandinavian Mid-Century Modern Russian and Scandinavi...

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Wool

1940s Tan/Red Pictoral Kilim Shiraz Carpet with Village Scenes
Located in Norwalk, CT
1940s Kilim Shiraz pictoral carpet with a brown and blue field featuring village/farming scenes in separate panels, red and green geometric border, measures 6.07x13.01.
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Vintage 1940s Persian Persian Rugs

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Wool

Wonderful Aubusson Style Gallant Scene French Jaquar Tapestry
Located in Saint Ouen, FR
Pretty mid century french Aubusson style Jaquar tapestry with beautiful design of a gallant scene from Boucher paintings, and nice colors, finely mechanical woven with wool.
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Mid-20th Century French Aubusson Western European Rugs

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Wool

American Made Flat-Weave Rug with Snow Scene
Located in Atlanta, GA
American finely made flat-weave rug with snow scene, 13-1104 handwoven scenic tapestry from the mid-20th century, size: 2'8 x 3'10.
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Mid-20th Century American Kilim More Carpets

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Wool

Cream and Black Contemporary Wool and Silk Persian Carpet, "Hunting Scene"
By Bahram Shabahang, Orley Shabahang
Located in New York, NY
Measuring: 8’1” x 10’5”, approximately 8’ x 10’, this carpet’s warm cream background is detailed with deep black silk highlights. Hand knotted and with all-natural wool and silk, thi...
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2010s Persian Persian Rugs

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Wool, Silk

Antique French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry, Landscape Scene Wall Hanging
Located in Dallas, TX
76928 Late 19th-Century Antique French Aubusson Verdure Tapestry, Landscape Scene Wall Hanging. This hand-woven silk and wool late 19th-century antique French Aubusson verdure tapest...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Renaissance Western European Rugs

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Wool, Silk

Rare, Historical, Antique European Continental Tapestry with Forest Scene
Located in Atlanta, GA
French antique tapestry with people, animals, greenery, and castle, rug 19-0509, country of origin / type: France / Tapestry, circa 1860 This tapestry represents a unique and rare p...
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Antique 1860s French Aubusson Western European Rugs

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Wool

Vintage Belgian Venetian Renaissance Canal Scene Tapestry with Rococo Style
Located in Dallas, TX
74926 Vintage Belgian Venetian Tapestry with Venice Renaissance Canal Scene and Victorian Rococo Style 02'03 x 03'02. Drawing inspiration from a combination of Giacomo Mantegazza fig...
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Mid-20th Century Belgian Renaissance Western European Rugs

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Wool

Vintage Venetian Tapestry Inspired by Tiepolo, The Minuet, Carnival Scene
By Giovanni Battista Tiepolo
Located in Dallas, TX
72967 Vintage Venetian Tapestry Inspired by Tiepolo, The Minuet, Carnival Scene. This vintage Venetian tapestry with Rococo style was inspired from a painting, circa 1754-1755 called...
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Late 20th Century French Rococo Western European Rugs

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Canvas

Vintage Judaic Purim Scene Tapestry. Size: 6 ft x 3 ft 9 in (1.83 m x 1.14 m)
Located in New York, NY
A Beautifully Artistic Vintage Judaica Purim Scene Tapestry Rug, Country Of Origin / Rug Type: Israel Rugs, Circa Date: Vintage Mid 20th Century – Size: 6 ft x 3 ft 9 in (1.83 m x 1....
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Mid-20th Century Israeli Other Central Asian Rugs

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Wool

Belgian Woven Tapestry of Forest Scene
Located in New York, NY
Belgian style (20th Century) woven tapestry of forest scene with floral border.
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20th Century Other More Carpets

French Woven Sepia Toned Tapestry of a Forest Scene
Located in New York, NY
French (19/20th Century) vertical woven tapestry of forest scene with creek and top and bottom border.  
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20th Century French French Provincial More Carpets

Persian Tehran Tree of Life Carpet with Hunting Scene, circa 1880
Located in New York, NY
This Persian Tehran tree of life carpet consists of a cotton warp and weft, hand-knotted wool pile and natural vegetable dyes. The wool used in this carpet comes exclusively from the...
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Antique Late 19th Century Persian More Carpets

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Wool

Traditional Wall Decor Handmade Rug French Style Tapestry Forest Scene
Located in Hampshire, SO51 8BY
This tapestry is a French style textile woven intricately to create a realistic forest scene featuring a trio of people, flowers, drapes and a dog. The colours and design work in har...
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2010s Chinese Aubusson Tapestries

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Tapestry, Wool, Cotton, Natural Fiber, Organic Material

Vintage Tapestry Rug French Style Carpet Dancing Scene Handmade Tapestry
Located in Hampshire, SO51 8BY
Beautiful dancing scene French-style tapestry was handmade in China and features five figures dancing in what looks like the forest of a castle. Muted greens, browns and yellows have...
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Late 20th Century Chinese French Provincial Tapestries

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Wool, Cotton, Organic Material

Mahal "Sultanabad" Hunting Scene 21st Century Persian Oriental Rug
By Ashly Fine Rugs 2
Located in Katy, TX
This is a rare design in Sultanabad carpets made on our own looms Ashly Sultanabad Masters Collection by our master weavers in Afghanistan. It is handmade with all natural veg dyes a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Afghan Sultanabad Persian Rugs

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Wool

Isfahan Rug Hunting Scene
Located in Mascalucia, Catania
Beautiful Isfahan, from Persia, original, excellent colors and condition. Hunting scene, silk warp. Age: Late 20th century. Material: Silk and wool. Size: 175 x 108 cm (5.7 x 3.5...
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Late 20th Century Persian Other Persian Rugs

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Wool, Silk

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W 42.52 in. L 68.9 in.
Persian Tabriz Hunting Scene Mid-20th Century Oriental Rug
By G. None
Located in Katy, TX
Persian Tabriz very fine mid-20th century hunting scene. These were better known as "Pahlavi Tabriz" woven during the Shaw dynasty of Iran. Know for quality and unique designs. This ...
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Vintage 1950s Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Wool

Persian Fine Animal Scene Tabriz Mid-20th Century Oriental Rug
By G. None
Located in Katy, TX
Persian Tabriz very fine mid-20th century. These were better known as "Pahlavi Tabriz" woven during the Shaw dynasty of Iran known for quality and unique designs. This one happens to...
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Vintage 1930s Persian Tabriz Persian Rugs

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Wool

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Scene Rug For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic scene rug available at 1stDibs. A scene rug — often made from fabric, wool and silk — can elevate any home. Find 87 options for an antique or vintage scene rug now, or shop our selection of 6 modern versions for a more contemporary example of this long-cherished piece. Your living room may not be complete without a scene rug — find older editions for sale from the 18th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century. A scene rug is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Modern, Art Deco and Folk Art styles are sought with frequency. A well-made scene rug has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by cc-tapis, Cristian Mohaded and Ashly Fine Rugs are consistently popular.

How Much is a Scene Rug?

A scene rug can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $5,273, while the lowest priced sells for $225 and the highest can go for as much as $375,000.

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.