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French Style Area Rugs

French style area rugs have a long tradition. Classic French Aubusson and Savonnerie rugs with their grand central medallions have graced the most formal spaces including Versailles, as well as adding an elegance to more contemporary homes. Also: French Style Area Rugs, Transitional French Style Rugs.

Classic French Style Medallion Rugs

France has long been admired as a European seat of exquisite high style, and French Style Rugs are no exception. This style of indoor rug consists of several successive styles overlapping one another. From the most formal styles associated by the reigns of the kings, to the provincial and country styles, wisps of elegance gracefully blend with regal color and textures that help to create refined and beautiful rugs.

Fiorelli Rug Safavieh Lilybeth Rug Safavieh Mystical Garden Rug
Go bold; go soft and subtle. Either way, this Aubusson-motif rug is a majestic addition to any room Reminiscent of the flamboyant carpets once woven for royalty, this gorgeous rug captures the luxurious feel and richness of 18th century French Savonnerie carpets. It brings drama and visual interest to traditional settings. This colorful rug's hand-tufted virgin wool provides vibrant color and great texture. Available in a wide range of sizes

 

Safavieh "Elizabeth Aubusson" Rug Safavieh "Aubusson Night" Rug
Safavieh "Gold Ribbons" Rug Safavieh Elizabeth Aubusson Rug Safavieh "Aubusson Night" Rug
Hand-tufted virgin wool rug in striking gold is further accentuated by a burgundy border and floral accents. A classic medallion design gets a fresh look in light blue and ivory in this hand-tufted wool rug Hand-tufted wool rug in the timeless Aubusson style, combining shades of sage and gold on a black background with ivory border

 

"Empire Scrolls" Rug Safavieh "Feather Medallion" Rug
"Empire Scrolls" Rug Malakeh Rug Safavieh Feather Medallion Rug
A lovely neo-classical design rendered in hand-carved, hand-tufted wool Paying homage to traditional Persian rugs, this amazing rug features a traditional design in soften tones. Its thin pile and muted colorway give it the look and feel of a treasured heirloom Enjoy the softness of feathers at your feet. Tufted rug is made of virgin wool

 

"Medallion Garden" Rug Medallion Mist Rug Safavieh Trudeau Medallion Rug
Traditional elegance in fresh shades of blue and chocolate. Hand-tufted wool-pile rug with silk highlights Drawing inspiration from the masters of yesteryear while making use of fresh, up-to-the-moment colors, this lovely rug complements both traditional and modern decor. With its unique combination of old world design and a modern palette, this rug is sure to impress the senses and soothe the soul for many years to come. This dramatic rug captures the luxurious feel and richness of 18th century French Savonnerie carpets and brings a touch of glamour to traditional settings

 

"Tetonia" Rug "Palace Versi" Rug "Chocolate Copper Medallion" Rug
A decorative Persian design adds the illusion of movement to this handmade rug, adding symmetry to the room As much art as floor covering, this magnificent rug features a large central medallion framed by scrolling-vine motifs and bordered by a twisted-rope design. Elaborately patterned rug is hand knotted with a wool foundation for extra softness and durability.

 

Grand Promenade Rug
"Medallion Blues" Rug Grand Promenade Rug "Maison" Rug
A new interpretation of a traditional design, this hand-knotted wool rug is luster-washed for an antique look and feel.  A delightful example of singerie (French for monkey trick), this rug offers a perfect balance of formality and whimsy with fashionably attired, debonair monkeys parading its border Hand-tufted pure wool rug has a rich cream background enhanced with golden leaves swirling around a center medallion while a fleur-de-lis marks each side.

 

"Owl Branches" Rug Alexis Rug
Majestic rug features a serenely elegant design inspired by 18th-century French carpets that first brought Persian and oriental rug motifs to the royal courts of Europe. Add dramatic impact to any room with this exquisite handmade rug featuring a design Inspired by classical 18th-century French designs rendered in deep, rich colors.

French Style Area Rugs

"Valenncierre" Rug Safavieh "Cahmere Dark" Rug
Valenncierre Rug Avonlea Rug Safavieh "Cahmere Dark" Rug
Power-loomed wool rug with a parquet-patterned center is highlighted with hand carving. The border's Greek key design gets dramatic emphasis from a black background A classic medallion print in moody hues takes a stroll on the enigmatic side. Featuring wonderful silk detailing, a glorious gleam, and a supremely posh pile, this remarkable rug is undeniably evocative From our new Fine Rug Collection, this luxuriously soft rug in chocolate and light gold is hand-tufted from cashmere and silk. Rich colors and brilliant highlights lend a sculpted look; handcrafted to exacting standards for unsurpassed excellence

 

Ambrosia Rug Safavieh "Mystee" Rug
Safavieh Cressida Rug Ambrosia Rug Safavieh "Mystee" Rug
Capturing the authentic look and feel of decorative rugs made in Turkey during the late 19th century, this rug brings old world sophistication to room decor Embracing the soft, faded patina of a cherished family heirloom, our Ambrosia rug is landscaped with scrolling vines and floral medallions in tranquil, weathered shades of pale blue, slate and ivory. Luxuriously soft underfoot, the plush Egyptian viscose pile feels like silk and has a lovely luminescence that subtly shifts with the changing light. Another wonderful selling point: It's exceptionally durable and long-wearing. Captivating rug with tonal oversized damask pattern grounds any room with quiet dignity

 

Garnet Garden Rug
Echo Garden Rug
Heather Ridge Rug
Silver Crystal Rug Soraya Rug
A treat for the eyes as well as the feet, this gorgeous rug features an ornate floral pattern made even more dramatic with a darker contrasting border. Delightfully engaging in both color and design, this richly detailed rug makes a bold statement and adds warmth to any room. Muted tones, a transitional design, and a medium pile make this rug an excellent choice for grounding a room with soft color. A combination of a stunning modern motif and old-world craftsmanship, this low-pile rug is perfect for both transitional and modern settings. Adorned with beautiful flowers and flourishes in the traditional Persian style, this divine design is utterly unforgettable. Finely woven with a sumptuous pile and specially treated to create an extraordinary antique look and feel, it brings warmth and comfort to any room.

 

"Ivyanne" Rug Empire Oushak Rug "Norleon" Rug
With its traditional Persian design, this rug redefines luxury. The dense pile, splendid pattern, deeply compelling texture, and intriguing aesthetics are certain to command immediate attention in any setting Inspired by the rugs of the once vast Ottoman empire, this gorgeous rug reproduces the distinctive character of the traditional and classic Ottoman Oushak. It has been delicately washed and sheared to give it texture. A timeless soumak pattern gets a modern boost of dark and neutral colors. Hand tufted of New Zealand wool with a raised design in pure silk. 

 

Artisan Floral Rug
"Copperas" Rug Artisan Floral Rug "Karval" Peshawar Rug
Inspired by the distinctive and appealing character of Boston's Newbury Street, this copper and gold rug features today's most desired soft color palette while it showcases a traditional Sultanabad pattern A lively mix of traditional motifs and patterns with a narrow border gives this handmade rug a transitional yet timeless appeal. A traditional Afghan/Persian tribal design makes this rug a timeless addition to any room. A unique dying process and the use of blended wools produce colors and shades once only achieved with vegetable dyes

 

"Dreka" Mahal Rug Whitney Rug Exquisite Rugs "De'Asiah" Oushak Rug
Fashionably designed of the finest wool, this heirloom carpet collection is inspired by traditional Mahal design in a color scheme sure to accentuate modern and traditional decor Dramatic color contrast and a unique combination of design motifs make this Oushak-style rug an eye-catching beauty. Earthen hues and rich texture make this elegant Oushak rug not only a centerpiece for your room but also a conversation piece. It pays homage to the traditional rug-making techniques of old-world Indian craftsmanship

 

"Golden Sky" Rug "Lasara" Rug Casperian Rug
Shades of gold against an ivory background make this handmade wool rug a masterpiece for the home. Viscous highlights add sheen. A fusion of modern and traditional, this rug captures timelessness through color and classical architectural inspirations. Its subtle pattern and soft color add to its understated elegance. Featuring a traditional damask floral pattern, this rug pairs silk detailing with a magnificent pile for an utterly enchanting look and feel

 

Safavieh "Cahmere Dark" Rug Safavieh "Parsa" Rug
Exquisite Rugs Darby Springs Rug Safavieh "Cahmere Dark" Rug Safavieh "Parsa" Rug
Texture and color combine in this handsome rug, creating a focal point that embodies artisan craftsmanship and a depth of culture. From our new Fine Rug Collection, this luxuriously soft rug in chocolate and light gold is hand-tufted from cashmere and silk. Rich colors and brilliant highlights lend a sculpted look; handcrafted to exacting standards for unsurpassed excellence. This floral-design rug blends ivory, rust, and a host of muted colors to create a romantic look

 

Kalaty Rug Corporation Blue Small Border Rug Finn Rug Kalaty Rug Corporation Blue & Chocolate Oushak Rug
An Oushak-weave with unique shaded effect, this handmade wool rug features a narrow border and transitional design Both transitional and modern, this impressive rug features an oversized damask pattern to add drama to the room. Hand-knotted, handmade wool rug in a sensuous combination of pale blue and warm chocolate hues

 

Soraya Rug Ziva Rug Astral Blossom Rug
Adorned with beautiful flowers and flourishes in the traditional Persian style, this divine design is utterly unforgettable. Finely woven with a sumptuous pile and specially treated to create an extraordinary antique look and feel, it brings warmth and comfort to any room Inspired by antique Oushak and Sultanabad designs, this divine rug replicates the charm and beauty of 19th-century weaving Adorned with beautiful arabesques, flowers, and flourishes in the traditional Persian style and presented in exquisite hues of gold and pale blue, this divine design is utterly unforgettable. It features a finely woven, sumptuous pile and has bee specially treated to create an extraordinary antique look and feel

Transitional French Style Rugs

Safavieh "Floating Medallions" Rug
Derrica Rug Safavieh "Floating Medallions" Rug "Windcrest" Rug
We love the play of light and dark on this plush rug. Its very ornate design and thick pile make it a welcome addition to any room Modern art for the floor, this hand-tufted rug is made of vegetable-dyed wool and viscose with a cotton canvas backing. Featured color is turquoise; other colors, from top, are blue, silver, and beige. Damask patterns are showing up everywhere. Here an oversized damask pattern is rendered in tone-on-tone neutral hues for a look that goes with anything.

 

Kalaty Rug Corporation Gramercy Rug Ogee Chain Rug "Rubenesque" Rug
A stylized floral motif in soft, subtle hues means this rug works well in both transitional and modern settings A fusion of modern and traditional aesthetics, this rug features a design made timeless by its classic architectural inspiration. An oversized arabesque design rendered in shimmering viscose gives this handmade rug dimension and shine

 

"Seraphina" Rug "Gray Abstract" Rug "Fleur-De-Lis" Rug
"Seraphina" Rug "Gray Abstract" Rug "Fleur-De-Lis" Rug
Transitional design of intertwining scrolled leaves plays across this rug in a refined yet lively presentation. Hand knotted of semi-worsted New Zealand wool with viscose patterns in a fine Tibetan weave Sharp lines and flowing curves keep the eye moving across this distinctive rug. The large-scale, repeating pattern forms a not-to-be-ignored backdrop for your furnishings, but its neutral shades see to it that it doesn't overpower the room The sweeping lines of a fleur-de-lis form a bold design on this hand-tufted rug

 

Safavieh "Reflection Shine" Rug Safavieh "Blue Medallions" Rug
Safavieh "Reflection Shine" Rug Safavieh "Blue Medallions" Rug Global Views" Interlaced Arabesque" Rug
Like light reflected on water, a pale design shimmers on the neutral background of this hand-tufted wool/viscose rug A stately pattern of blue medallions marches across this hand-hooked wool rug, reminding us of collectible antiques and bringing a sense of order to any setting An oversized, interlaced arabesque pattern in bold aqua adds drama to this hand-dyed rug

 

"Crossing Diamond" Rug Damara Rug Captiva Rug
Enhance your floor with a hand-tufted rug of New Zealand wool/viscose in a mesmerizing pattern of overlapping diamonds. Transitional, geometric designs and a traditional color palette make this handsome, reversible flatweave rug a beautiful complement to a variety of decor styles. With its gently gleaming shades of cream, ecru, and black; luscious pile; and standout silk detailing, this captivating rug is certain to cast a spell over any room. Its charismatic collage of designs is utterly original and singularly sophisticated.

 

Sicily Scroll Rug Leighton Rug Rose Window Rug
An elegantly scrolled, tonal design gives this rug dramatic visual appeal. Viscose highlights add a bit of shimmer to the mix. While a damask design always exudes Old World charm, rendered in sleek shades of sand, black, and taupe and suffused with a subtle sheen, its aura is completely contemporary. This compelling rug features a deluxe pile and sublime silk accents for a mesmerizing tone and texture Inspired by Gothic stained-glass windows, this gorgeous rug features a loop-pile neutral base with a cut-pile color decoration in two tones and two levels. It adds drama and comfort to room settings

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