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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.

Safavieh  Slate Trail Rug Safavieh Lilybeth Rug Safavieh  Onyx Grove Rug
Light blue/grey rug hand tufted of wool. Cotton backing. 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. Classically beautiful rug hand tufted of wool. Cotton backing. Black/ivory


Safavieh  Burgundy Oaks Rug Safavieh  Cameo Rug Safavieh  Cherry Creek Rug
Rug hand tufted of wool. Cotton backing. Rug hand tufted of wool. Cotton backing. Rug hand tufted of wool. Cotton backing.


Clara Rug Safavieh Ansley Rug Safavieh Savana Rug
Intricate floral motifs interspersed with delicate geometric forms. Pearlescent sheen. Reminiscent of 18th century French Savonnerie carpets, this lush rug makes a lovely addition to any traditional setting. Inspired by classic European rugs of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.


Safavieh "Elizabeth Aubusson" Rug Safavieh "Aubusson Night" Rug
Safavieh Elizabeth Aubusson Rug Safavieh  Goldsmith Rug Safavieh "Aubusson Night" Rug
A classic medallion design gets a fresh look in light blue and ivory in this hand-tufted wool rug Inspired by the French Savonnerie carpets of the 18th century. Hand tufted of wool. Hand-tufted wool rug in the timeless Aubusson style, combining shades of sage and gold on a black background with ivory border


"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
Fiorelli Rug Grand Promenade Rug "Maison" Rug
Go bold; go soft and subtle. Either way, this Aubusson-motif rug is a majestic addition to any room 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.


"Valenncierre" Rug
"Owl Branches" Rug Valenncierre 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. 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 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

Florissant Rug Safavieh  Delilah Rug Lisabet Rug
Transitional rug. Made of wool and viscose. Cotton backing applied with latex. Make a dramatic statement with this handcrafted rug whose pattern is inspired by a lovely damask fabric. Part of the design is isolated and greatly enlarged for a unique and stunning look. Grey pattern rug hand tufted of wool and silk. Hand carved.


Exquisite Rugs Parris Fine Rug Exquisite Rugs Dotson Rug Anastasia Rug
Hand knotted of New Zealand wool, "art silk" (viscose), and cashmere. Hand knotted of bamboo silk. Pearlescent sheen. Loom knotted of viscose/wool.


Blakeland Rug Odessa Oushak Rug Elinor Oushak Rug
Featuring a series of concentric floral and geometric borders, this elegant rug offers the beauty of traditional Persian rug designs rendered in a light, contemporary color palette. Hand knotted of wool. Muted color palette and subtle distressing. This gorgeous Oushak rug's unique use of traditional designs in geometric patterns makes it a beautiful foundation for a wide variety of rooms.


Silver Springs Rug Camille Rug Empire Oushak Rug
Hand knotted of wool and viscose. Distressing mimics the appearance of a treasured antique. Contemporary color palette for today's updated home. Traditional medallion design. Hand knotted of bamboo/wool/cotton blend. 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.


Medallion Rug Loire Rug Clos Luce Rug
Borrowing its beauty from traditional Persian carpet designs, this elegant rug is centered with an intricate medallion amongst a garden of scrolling vines and stylized flowers. Hued in soft, misty shades of beige and pale blue, it's intentionally faded and weathered for the genteel signs of wear. Durably woven of plush, Egyptian viscose pile for luxurious softness and a luminous sheen that subtly shifts in the changing light. Sprigged with floral medallions and twining vines, traditional Persian rug motifs receive an update in sublime shades of sea glass and gold with pops of burgundy. Finished with a beautiful contrast border, the rug's thick pile owes its luxurious softness to pure wool yarns that have been densely tufted by hand With the faded patina of a family heirloom, our Clos Luce rug is patterned with intricate scrolls that recall the elaborate grillwork on a centuries-old French gate. Framed with an elegant contrast border, the weathered hues and variations in shading lend it rich character. Durably woven of plush Egyptian viscose pile for luxurious softness and a lustrous sheen that subtly shifts in the changing light


Sainte Romaine Rug Safavieh "Cahmere Dark" Rug
SAINTE ROMAINE RUG Avonlea Rug Safavieh "Cahmere Dark" Rug
The elegant medallion motif and soft color palette give our Sainte Romaine rug the versatility to work in many different settings. Crafted of hand-spun wool and hued in restful shades of sky, bisque, and antique white, it's a wonderful way to introduce pattern into a room without overpowering the decor 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.


"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 "Floating Medallions" Rug Safavieh "Parsa" Rug
Exquisite Rugs Darby Springs Rug Safavieh "Floating Medallions" 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. 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. 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


Ziva Rug Soraya Rug Kalaty Rug Corporation Gramercy Rug
Inspired by antique Oushak and Sultanabad designs, this divine rug replicates the charm and beauty of 19th-century weaving 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 A stylized floral motif in soft, subtle hues means this rug works well in both transitional and modern settings

Transitional French Style Rugs

Derrica Rug Ogee Chain Rug "Rubenesque" 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 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 "Reflection Shine" Rug "Medallion Blues" 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 new interpretation of a traditional design, this hand-knotted wool rug is luster-washed for an antique look and feel.  An oversized, interlaced arabesque pattern in bold aqua adds drama to this hand-dyed rug


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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