This extraordinary collection of magnificent rugs is aptly named. Each design is truly timeless, based on superb originals dating back as far as the 15th century. Originally created to grace the palaces of ancient aristocracy and royalty, these remarkable artifacts now reside in outstanding private and museum collections. With the vision of Nourisons talented designers and master craftsmen, they have been reinterpreted and reproduced to enhance todays modern lifestyles. In depth of color, detail of design and pure artistry, the Timeless Collection recreates the opulence of the past for todays discerning collectors. 80% New Zealand Wool 20% Nylon Loom woven Hand washed and hand finished. Great visual presence is achieved in this unusual rug with strong geometrics softened by a gorgeously patinated and radiant palette. It is inspired by a 16th century Egypto-Turkish carpet from the royal manufactory at Constantinople, woven in a bold Middle-Star design. A detailed tiled effect is created by rectangular rows of floral motifs encased within square blocks that radiate out from a large eight-pointed star, glowing in vivid tones of crimson, golden-green and sapphire. The Nourison rug closely follows the strong lines of the original, but softens the effect with glowing, gold-washed greens ranging from olive to teal, which illuminate the classic center-medallion design. This remarkable rug is redolent with ancient and ageless appeal.
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