Come Celebrate & Support Shoreline Arts Alliance Mardi Gras 20’s Style!

Posted on February 4th, 2015 by Joshua Kebabian

     In celebration of the Shoreline Arts Alliance continued excellence in fulfilling its mission to “Educate, Exhibit, Enrich, and Encourage the arts, humanities, culture and heritage – by presenting performances by local, national and international artists; sponsoring competitions” …      Kebabian’s Oriental Rugs, downtown New Haven since 1882,  is thrilled to donate an […]

Formidable Bijar and Stunning Suzani – Window Watch July 30, 2014

Posted on July 30th, 2014 by Joshua Kebabian

WINDOW LEFT The formidable Persian Bijar hanging in WINDOW LEFT measures 8.6 x 11.6.  This awe-inspiring piece was hand-knotted in western Iran by Kurdish women using vegetally dyed, handspun, local mountain sheep wool creating a treasure trove of rich colors: madder red, burnt sienna, gold, various blues – sky blue, robin egg, and navy, ivory, […]

Window Watch 1/15/2014 Captivating Kurdish & Classic Tribal Kilim

Posted on January 15th, 2014 by Joshua Kebabian

WINDOW LEFT The captivating “Kurdish” design carpet in WINDOW LEFT measures 9 x 11.9. This piece was hand-knotted in northern Afghanistan by Turkmen women using handspun vegetally dyed local Ghazni wool. The classic features of this Kurdish design carpet include an entire field covered with floral designs and a main border with floral elements arranged […]


Posted on November 6th, 2013 by Joshua Kebabian

WINDOW WATCH provides details of the latest gorgeous carpets gracing Kebabian’s windows in downtown New Haven. WINDOW LEFT The powerful Heriz hanging in WINDOW LEFT measures 9.7 x 12.2.  This impressive piece was hand-knotted in northwest Persia by Azeri women using vegetal dyed, handspun, local mountain sheep wool.  This formidable carpet bursts with a cornucopia of […]

Window Watch 6/21

Posted on July 3rd, 2013 by Joshua Kebabian

WINDOW LEFT The antique Bakshaesh displayed in WINDOW LEFT measures 8.5 x 11.5.  The Bakshayesh was hand-knotted in northwest Persia using vegetally dyed handspun wool, circa 1910.  The severe abrash (a variation of color due to the dyes) is reminiscent of a mountain that has been carved out by weather over time, yet the artist’s design powerfully […]

Window Watch

Posted on April 13th, 2013 by Joshua Kebabian

WINDOW LEFT The enchanting “Agra”carpet displayed in the left hand window measures 8.8 x 11.7. The design is inspired by an original Mughal carpet from Agra in northern India.   This recreation was hand-knotted in northern Afghanistan by ethnic Turkmen and Hazara people using handspun vegetally dyed, Ghazni wool.  Achieving this level of beauty is very […]

Kebabian’s Latest Ad

Posted on March 12th, 2013 by Joshua Kebabian

 We are proud to present our latest advertisement that will be featured in an upcoming issue of New England Home magazine! The carpet featured in the background of this ad, is a fine Gabbeh, or Kashkuli carpet.  It was hand-knotted in Southwest Persia by women from the nomadic Qasqai Kashkuli tribe.  It’s made of handspun […]