Blog: Classic Rug Collection

COVER Exclusive: Marguerite Zorach’s tapestry “Ipcar Family in Robinhood Farm, Maine”, 1944

Grayson Perry, Royal Academician, Turner Prize winner and fêted contemporary British artist? Meet Marguerite Zorach. Several years ago your scribe hit pay dirt in a charity shop. Ann Wiseman’s 1969 book Rag Tapestries and Wool Mosaics introduced your scribe to American modern artist Marguerite Zorach (1887-1968), and it was Zorach herself who introduced Wiseman to… Read more »

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Exclusive Preview: Classic Rug Collection’s new 20th Century Collection

The Northern hemisphere’s Dog Days of Summer officially ends this week. Scorching hot days and low rainfall were believed by the ancient Romans to be the domain of the dog star Sirius. But aside from scattered hot, dry days, England has been cloaked in rain for months. What brightens our day? Exclusives from our friends…. Read more »

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Madeleine Memories by Classic Rug Collection

We all have Madeleine moments when a memory sparks to life in an atavistic, uncontrolled flash. Proust famously structured the narrative of his epic multi-volume novel À la recherche du temps perdu on the concept of voluntary and involuntary memories. The most famous event in the novel was his memory of the taste of Madeleine… Read more »

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Classic Rug Collection reveals Manhattan rug by Swedish artist Bo Lundberg

“Take me back to Manhattan, Take me back to New York. I’m just longing to see once more, My little home on the hundredth floor!” Cole Porter’s lyrics sum up the magnetic pull of New York city – Manhattan and the boroughs. And whether or not you live on the hundredth floor or in a… Read more »

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