PERSIAN CARPET (SO-CALLED POLISH CARPET).
COURT MANUFACTORY AT KASHAN (ALSO ATTRIBUTED TO ISPAHAN OR JUSHAGAN); 17TH CENTURY
(Formerly in the Imperial Collection)
Length, 200 cm. ; width 155cm.
Warp: cotton, white, 5-fold, to 1 dm. 116 warp threads (=29 to the inch). The warp ends are left to form a fringe.
Weft: after every row of knots three shoots. The first and third light... Read More
Six Houston area interior designers recently participated in the Holiday Tablescape Sip and stroll event at the Decorative Center Houston, each matched with a showroom. Oscar Banta-Guevara decorated a table featuring blue and white chinoiserie at Arsin Rug Gallery, Courtney Blair and Torri Tokerud of Tokerud + Co. Interior Design went all out with a woodlands theme at Wells... Read More
The Most Beautiful Antique Persian Rug
Written By James Arsin
Being raised in a family of rug collectors, I spent most of my life looking at new and different rugs. Last week I came across the most interesting rug, a one-of-a-kind 18th-century Persian Kerman, and wanted to share the information I have found about this beautiful piece.
From the Chicago Estate of... Read More
Introducing the Arsin Holiday Collection
Our most festive rugs will bring the holiday spirit to your home this season. This year we've hand-selected a variety of rug styles from different origins with one thing in common, holiday cheer!
#50057 | Russian Needlepoint | 7' x 10'
#93423 | Swedish | 9'2" x 11'10"
#11215 | Persian | 3'8" x 5'6"
#93063 | Anatolian |... Read More
Interior Designer, Vanessa De Vargas who is born and raised in Los Angeles, basically grew up in consignment stores while her mother was always on the hunt for unusual and affordable statement pieces for her home while growing up in Hollywood. So, it was only natural that she would start a career almost 20 years ago, as an interior... Read More
A rare carpet that once belonged to Emperor Shah Jahan, the 5th emperor of the Mughal Empire, was a part of the Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds live auction at Christie's London. The brilliant-colored carpet was made in the 17th century with the most luxurious material, pashmina goat hair. The pashmina was woven onto a fine silk... Read More
In celebration of the Decorative Center Houston Fall Market 2022
Please join us for Lunch and Libations followed by an artful discussion.
At Arsin Rug Gallery
Decorative Center Houston
5120 Woodway Dr
First Floor, Suite 1000
Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022
12:30 pm Lunch
2:00 pm Program
Moderated by Shelby Hodge
Society & Lifestyle Editor, PaperCity Magazine
Featuring speakers Laura Rathe of Laura Rathe Fine Art and Karen Pulaski of Tribute... Read More
Thrift Studio 2022. Photo by Aaron Dougherty, courtesy of Dwell with Dignity.
Dwell with Dignity taps into interior design to help families bounce back from poverty and social injustice.
Interior design is a familiar concept for most people. There are different ways of going about doing it, but ultimately, the goal is always the same - to create a space that... Read More
Oushak rug from the Arsin Oushak Collection, as featured in "The Reading Room" by M + M Interior Design. Photo by Nathan Schroder Photography
Fine rugs from Arsin Rug Gallery's collection were featured by top designers selected for the 2022 Kips Bay Decorator Show House in Dallas, Texas.
Several top designers selected Arsin Rug Gallery fine rugs in their awe-inspiring design... Read More
Los Angeles Showroom Grand Opening Party
This week we celebrated the Grand Opening of our Newest Showroom in the Pacific Design Center. The day started with Conversation w/ Genevieve Trousdale of Circaphiles, followed by The Art of Color - Powerful Palettes & Visionary Designs, presented by Benjamin Moore, with top LA Interior Designers: Linda Hayslett, Kristine Paige, Caren Rideau, and... Read More
Save the Date for Upcoming Events in our Houston Showroom
October 4, 2022, 3:30-5:30 PM
Please join us for cocktails, canapes, and conversation with Pamela O’Brien, of Pamela Hope Designs. The presentation starts at 4 PM!
Arson Rug Gallery
Decorative Center Houston
5120 Woodway Ste 1000
Houston, TX 77056
RSVP to Stourtellot@aol.com
October 13, 2022
Please join us at the Real Men Wear Pink Event with Oscar Banta-Guevara... Read More
Texas Design Week Dallas 2022
During Texas Design Week Dallas 2022 we hosted cocktails and an illustrated discussion on the Life and Design Legacy of Ann Getty and the upcoming auction of The Ann & Gordon Getty Collection. Led by Will Strafford, Christie's Deputy Chairman, European Furniture & Decorative Arts, NYC and Hutton Wilkinson, Wilkinson Design, President Tony Duquette. The... Read More
Meet the Houston Design Council
We are proud to unveil the designers behind our inaugural Arsin Rug Gallery Design Council in Houston. Their mission is to elevate your vision and expand your understanding of fine rugs by offering a more comprehensive look at interior design and ways to incorporate fine rugs for a more complete and polished look in any... Read More
Texas Design Week Dallas at Arsin Rug Gallery
Texas Design Week Dallas starts next week and we are thrilled to be a part of it! This year we are hosting designer Hutton Wilkinson and Will Strafford of Christie’s in the Arsin Rug Gallery Dallas showroom for a glimpse into the Christie’s Auction of the Ann & Gordon Getty Collection.
Join us... Read More
Celebrate the Grand Opening of our Newest Showroom on 9/21/22
The Arsin Rug Gallery Los Angeles Showroom will be celebrating its Grand Opening on September 21, 2022. We will be hosting events throughout the day ending with a grand opening party! Our showroom is located in the Pacific Design Center at 8687 Melrose Avenue, Suite B-603, West Hollywood, CA 90069.
RSVP... Read More
Antique Khotan rug from 1920 as featured in Peter Pennoyer Architects' design creation for Kips Bay Palm Beach 2022. Photo by Nickolas Sargent (Sargent Photography)
Fine rugs from Arsin Rug Gallery's collection were featured by top designers selected for the 2022 Kips Bay Decorator Show House in Palm Beach, Florida.
Several top designers selected Arsin Rug Gallery fine rugs in their... Read More
2021 Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse Dallas room design by Yates Desygn. Photos by Stephen Karlisch courtesy of @kbshowhouse
Several area rugs from Arsin Rug Gallery’s fine carpet collection were showcased by top designers for 2021 Kips Bay Decorator Show House Dallas.
Following a successful inauguration in 2020, Kips Bay Decorator Show House is back in Big D for its second year.... Read More
Antique Shirvan rug from Russia. Rug number 72866
Antique Caucasian rugs are often compared to Persian carpets. It's easy to see why; rugs made in old-world Iran are the benchmark of excellence that remains unchanged even today. But it doesn’t mean one can’t find gems that are as beautiful somewhere else in the realm of rug weaving. One such source... Read More
There's a lot of history surrounding Oriental and Persian Rugs. It's not only fascinating to learn where they came from but many of these carpets tell stories that go back thousands of years.
Egyptian Serapi rug 50306
Guide to Oriental Rugs: Egyptian Rugs
Egypt's carpet weaving tradition can be traced back as early as the 15th century during the rule of Mamluks,... Read More
Antique Indian Agra rug 90584
Guide to Oriental Rugs: Indian Rugs
Indian rugs have been giving Persian and Turkish rugs a run for their money in recent times. While Persians are renowned for magnificent thousand-year-old rugs, Indian rugs have also been around for centuries. Apart from age, they are admired for their fine weaves and high knot counts that constitute beautiful... Read More
Antique Russian Shirvan rug. 11135
Caucasian rugs are made by the villagers of Caucasus. They are widely produced since the end of the 18th century, and are famous for their geometric and tribal design, woven in bold primary colors. Caucasian tribal rugs feature harmonious color combinations of reds, blues and yellows.
Several tribes resided along the mountainous range of Caucasus, after... Read More
Antique Agra rug from Turkey.
Agra rugs are known for its luxurious and elegant style as well as its similarities to Persian rugs. From the site of the majestic Taj Mahal in Agra, India, these antique Agra rugs have rich, earthy tones and patterns that complement each other and make up a timeless, exquisite design.
Indian Agra rugs started as a... Read More
Antique Persian Tabriz Rug Circa 1880
Antique oriental rugs were primarily made for personal use by villagers in the 16th century. However due to their elegance and undeniable beauty, they became a commodity for trade in the western countries, and eventually all over the world. And even though they were made centuries ago, they continue to thrive even in modern... Read More
Antique Turkish Oushak rug Circa 1820-1840.
As purveyors of some of the finest rugs in the world, we come across centuries-old carpets all the time. We’ve seen them in virtually all kinds of conditions; from the best to the worst. But every so often, a rug comes from out of the blue to remind us of what ‘one of a... Read More