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Timeless Antique Oriental Rugs & Area Rugs in Durham, NC

The Persian Carpet proudly provides a large selection of antique oriental rugs of all shapes and sizes at our Durham, NC location. Our collection of antique carpets is the most comprehensive in the mid-Atlantic region, ranging from decorative to collector level. We carry a diverse selection of formal and informal designs from all over the world, including Iran, Turkey, the Caucasus and Central Asia.

A few styles of the antique rugs we provide online and in our Durham rug store include:

We also stock a unique collection of Nichols Chinese carpets from the 1920s and 1930s. At The Persian Carpet, each of our rugs is rich with history stretching back over hundreds of years ago.

With over 150 years of combined experience, our staff is highly knowledgeable in the rug profession and will tell you all you need to know about your antique oriental rug, including proper cleaning and maintenance. The Persian Carpet also provides carpet cleaning and antique rug restoration in Durham, NC.

How to Take Care of Your Antique Rug

  1. Have your rug professionally cleaned and wrapped before storing it in a climate-controlled area. The Persian Carpet provides on-site carpet cleaning in Durham, NC.
  2. Rotate your rug to ensure even wear or sun fading, or install UV-blocking window films.
  3. Vacuum your carpet regularly using the suction attachment, and not the beater brush, as it can damage your rug.
  4. Remove stains as soon as possible, using only club soda and a clean bath cloth or towel. Cleaning agents can affect the dyes and change the color of your rug.
  5. Place a non-skid rug pad under your oriental rug, as it promotes air exchange between your carpet and floor.

Select an Antique Oriental Rug for Your Durham Home

The Persian Carpet is the leading rug provider in the Triangle area and our team is even known nationwide as oriental rug experts. We offer antique oriental rugs, contemporary rugs and much more. Contact us at (919) 489-8362 today or reach out to us online with questions or to learn more.

The Persian Carpet proudly provides antique oriental rugs and carpets and much more to Durham, NC and surrounding areas, including Chapel Hill, Apex, Raleigh, Cary, Burlington, Greensboro and beyond.