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Design: Majestic Carpets

Increasingly collectible, antique Oriental rugs can transform an interior and transport <br> you to a bygone era or a far-flung region of the world.

To the uninitiated, the thought of an antique Oriental rug conjures distinct visual characteristics—a specific, albeit limited, interior aesthetic. Contrary to that assumption, decorative rugs woven throughout the Persian Empire during the 19th century and early 20th century offer a vast array of design motifs and color palettes. Jan David Winitz recognized that appeal as a teenager during the early 1970s and subsequently dedicated himself to learning the subject’s nuances.

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