Reflections

Reflections on the Gary Muse Essay “Early Turkish Rugs” that was published in the book Orient Stars, A Carpet Collection I occasionally browse through rug books and auction catalogues. As I began thumbing through my now battered Orient Stars, A Review of the Kircheim Collection book, I began reading the Gary Muse essay “Early Turkish Rugs”.…

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Northwestern Persian Rugs

“Few rugs are more decorative and delightful than a lovely Heriz”  ~Col. Charles Jacobsen The best of these Northwestern Persian rugs have a power and beauty that affects us both emotionally and aesthetically. The presence of these rugs can extend far beyond the decorative into the realm of archetypes. The life of these carpets originates…

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