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Oriental rugs see considerable growth, popularity in art collection scene

July 10, 2017

Persian-style rugs are being snatched up at auctions by art collectors. Image credit: Claremont Rug Company

 

Collecting artwork has long been a popular pastime among affluent consumers, but art dealers are noticing a trend emerge as many collectors are purchasing high-quality Oriental rugs that double as hanging wall art.

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