Antique rugs, Persian rugs, carpets

Subject categories on this page
  1. Persian rugs
  2. Turkish rugs

Persian rugs, Oriental rugs, antique rugs, a list of websites


The Ardabil Carpet in The Victoria and Albert Museum

Afghan Rugs and Carpets: Rugs from Afghanistan

Afghan rugs.


Carpets from the Islamic World, 1600–1800, in The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Chinese Textiles

The Cyber Rug Center, Photographs


Kashmir rugs.


Moroccan Rugs

New England Rug Society


Old Carpet
provides a central location for knowledge and commerce in Persian rugs and carpets. Founded in 1877, their business originated in Tabriz (Northwest of IRAN) when the first package of Persian rugs and carpets were loaded on the backs of the horses enroute to Istanbul.

Oriental Rug Review
A bimonthly journal of Oriental rugs and other textiles.



Persian rugs *

The Persian Carpet Gallery
Rugs by style and country.

The Persian Rug Gallery
History, style, area.

Antique Persian Rug, A Buyer’s Guide to Antique Carpets

Persian carpets/rugs, Wikipedia entry.

Persian Carpets, a history.

Persian rug design patterns.

Persian Rug Gallery


The Rug Finder
A searchable catalogue and trading site of hand-made rugs, carpets and tapestries.


Textile as
Antique costumes, antique textiles, ancient textiles.

The Textile Museum, Washington D.C.

Turkish rugs *

Turkish Carpets and Rugs

Turkish carpet, Wikipedia enetry.

a non-commercial site devoted to collectible weavings, where rug enthusiasts can connect.