When it comes to sourcing vintage handwoven rugs or doing research for her own line, no destination is too far-flung for this textiles maven.
Los Angeles rug dealer Woven Accents is taking textiles to new heights, expanding its core business of antique, vintage and tribal rugs to include contemporary works by up-and-coming artists; commissioning gallery-like installations; and opening a new showroom in New York.
The San Francisco– and New Hampshire–based rug specialist Peter Pap takes over a Madison Avenue gallery to show an extraordinary collection of Oriental carpets and textiles that's been amassed over 40 years.
Peter Pap began selling antique rugs more than 30 years ago. By 1991, he was attending between eight and 10 shows a year. Today, he's an undisputed authority in the business.
In New York’s Tribeca, the antique-carpet specialist Double Knot has become a mecca for some of the most precious and rare of artisanal vintage floor coverings from Turkey, Iran, Central Asia and other nearby regions — timeless pieces that never go out of style.
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