Buying an Oriental Carpet

Text by Linda Wright / Styling by Yukie Mclean

Men and women have long covered floors to provide warmth and comfort to the home, even when home was a cave and the rug was an animal skin.

Paige Albright, owner of Paige Albright Orientals, specializes in a wide variety of antique Oriental rugs and believes, “There’s a story in every stitch.” She admits rugs are practical, providing insulation, but notes her clients are more influenced by their beauty and history.