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Feel free to contact me if you have any questions! I am pleased to be a new member of this chat room. In my business, I come across many fine antiques, decor, and furnishings that pay homage to the style of Frank Lloyd Wright and I would like to be able to share those with the group.
What is the history of the Biltmore rug ? Who is said or thought to have designed this piece ? I wonder where in the building this rug might have been placed.
The swatch is a small portion of the carpets used all over the Biltmore Hotel, following TAA's rehabilitation of the Hotel, after the disastrous fire in the 1970's. The carpets were originally designed by Mr. Wright for the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo.SDR wrote: ↑Sun May 30, 2021 4:37 pmThanks for joining us; welcome to the site. How many items from this collection are in the sale ? I didn't find Stickley pieces; perhaps those are not being sold ?
What is the history of the Biltmore rug ? Who is said or thought to have designed this piece ? I wonder where in the building this rug might have been placed. S
The quoted price seems way out of line, however ... as there must be acres of the stuff, located here and there. Some of it lies on the floor in front of my draughting table.