May, 2013

Window Watch – May 26, 2013

Posted on May 27th, 2013 by Joshua Kebabian

WINDOW LEFT The  fine Tibetan “Arabesque” displayed in WINDOW LEFT  measures 9 x 12.  It grounds a room with strength and beauty.   The carpet was hand-knotted in Kathmandu, Nepal using handspun, Himalayan wool.  This “Arabasque” of varied shades of grey, charcoal and black with metallic tones of gold, copper and bronze exudes richness and […]

Kebabian’s Estate Sale of Oriental Rugs Is Coming This Summer!

Posted on May 22nd, 2013 by Joshua Kebabian

Sampling Spotlight   Designer Darren Henault states that, “Rugs have texture and soul …  A worn, used rug with history adds so much to a room, I like anything that has life to it.  An old rug is like an old pair of slippers.  It takes all the newness out and brings the room’s energy […]

Window Watch – May 16, 2013

Posted on May 16th, 2013 by Joshua Kebabian

WINDOW LEFT This exquisite fine “antique” Tabriz displayed in the left hand window measures 9 x 12.  It was hand-knotted in northern Afghanistan by ethnic Turkmen and Hazara women using handspun vegetally dyed, Ghazni wool.  The natural dyes create a beautiful ‘abrash’, a variable change in color.  Achieving this level of beauty is very labor […]

Thinking Spaces

Posted on May 7th, 2013 by Joshua Kebabian

A Kebabian rug “not only makes a home” but helps you think, whether alone or as a group solving life’s challenges.  Enjoy the music and viewing the beautiful Kebabian carpets at work. The incredible jazz piece, ‘Is There a Doctor In the House’ was composed and performed by Christian Sands who hails from New Haven.  […]

Window Watch

Posted on May 4th, 2013 by Joshua Kebabian

WINDOW LEFT The graceful “Antique” Chinoiserie displayed in the left hand window measures 10 x 11.9.  This design is inspired by an original antique Chinoiserie textile from China.  Chinoiserie is a French term signifying “Chinese-esque” and is characterized by the use of fanciful imagery of China incorporating asymmetry, playful design and intricate patterns. This recreation […]