Looking for something sumptuous to drap across your floor? The Scroll Silk and Wool Rug from Williams Sonoma is a wonderful choice. The pattern is classic, but not to ornate; to translate- it will work in modern and traditional settings very well! It is hand knotted in Tibet from fine wool and given a raised pattern of interwoven silk. The chocolate color is divine, and other fabulous colors are available too like “New Rust” or “Pearl”.
I read an article four years ago about condo owners paying the Amish to carefully tear down old decrepit barns, to refinish the gorgeously thick slabs of wooden beams and planks so they could nail them to subfloor in their Toronto abodes. If every antique piece of furniture tells a story, that one would be fabulous for your flooring. There is wonderful appeal to that which points us back in time, simpler times, like the wide planks from towering trees that we haven’t seen the likes of since the aforementioned barns were built).
Custom hospitality carpet like this is unmatched in grandeur and decadence especially for a commercial carpet. Designed by Timorous Beasties, Brintons, overlapping patterns challenge typical repeats and scale. I’d like to see this in the next boutique hotel I’ll frequent. See the vintage damask print below: