Skip to content, or skip to search.

Store Search

Start Searching By:





61 Greenpoint Ave., at Franklin St., Ste. 103, Greenpoint; 631-603-5574;

Aelfie Oudghiri’s showroom is packed with hundreds of antique, vintage, and modern rugs from around the world. And if you’re in search of the trendy overdyed look, this is the place: Choose from one of eight colors or create your own hue, and then sit back as Aelfie takes your rug from bland to ultrabright. $$-$$$ (by appointment only)

Carini Lang

335 Greenwich St., at Jay St.; 646-613-0497;

Designs run the gamut from muted and simple, such as a beige camellia motif, to bold and edgy: a glowing, green-and-orange silk fish-scale pattern. Custom orders are welcome but take three to nine months because of the intricate handiwork. $$$

Chaman Antique Rug Gallery

36 E. 31st St., nr. Madison Ave., Ste. 600; 212-481-8191;

Chaman deals in antique rugs, particularly Oushak carpets from Turkey made in the late-19th and early-20th centuries. The company has a full restoration team on the premises and offers simple cleaning services. You can also have your carpet appraised for a fee. $$$ (consulting services)

Classic Rug Company

979 Third Ave., nr. 58th St., Ste. 1805 in the Decoration & Design Building; 212-832-3338;

If you’ve got a specific request, Barbara Barran can create a custom rug to suit any environment. Barran also offers a widely varying collection including subtle abstractions, cool geometrics, and elaborate motifs inspired by her travels. $$$ (consulting services)


417 Lafayette St., nr. 4th St., second fl.; 212-460-5525;

Designs include contemporary carpets and centuries-­old traditional ones, such as the floral Kasho Pesa, all of which are made in Nepal. Richard Gere has been known to stop in for a rug or two. $$$

Doris Leslie Blau

306 E. 61st St., nr. Second Ave., seventh fl. in the Decoration & Design Building; 212-752-7623;

In this collection of antique and new carpets from far-off places such as Turkey, Russia, and Central Asia, there isn’t a single ordinary (or inexpensive) piece. Prices range from $5,000 to $300,000. Each carpet, like a 1920s Persian beauty from Tabriz, comes with a history and detailed explanation. $$$$

Edward Fields

150 E. 58th St., nr. Third Ave., 11th fl.; 212-310-0400;

Fields coined the term area rug in 1953. Every Fields rug is customized per the client’s vision and expertly sheared, trimmed, and carved by hand. The showroom sells to the trade only, so bring your decorator along. $$$-$$$$ (consulting services)

Elizabeth Eakins

654 Madison Ave., nr. 60th St., 14th fl.; 212-628-1950;

Society ladies come here for custom-designed traditional, contemporary, wool, linen, woven, hooked, and tufted rugs as well as simpler cotton ones. Appointments are recommended. $$$-$$$$


142 Wooster St., nr. Houston St. (various locations); 212-253-2164;

This innovative company makes rugs in small modular squares that accommodate any room’s size. Choose one pattern or several to create a traditional carpet or a lively patchwork. Their trademark FLORdots (nontoxic adhesives on the corners of each square) hold its creations together—no glue or tacks required. $$$ (consulting services)

Fort Street Studio

22 W. 19th St., nr. Fifth Ave., Ste. 5N; 212-925-5383;

The gorgeous wild-silk rugs in this gallery are based on contemporary and abstract watercolor designs by the owners, husband-and-wife team Brad Davis and Janis Provisor. The Modern Textures collection includes a rug that evokes the cross section of a tree trunk and another that looks like gauze. $$$

Fred Moheban Gallery

16 E. 52nd St., nr. Madison Ave., second fl.; 212-397-9060;

This gallery spans Oriental and European rug-­making traditions. Fine examples from the 16th through 20th centuries are culled from Iran, Turkey, France, India, and China, among others. Cleaning and restoration services are available. $$$$

Inigo Elizalde

115 W. 30th St., nr. Sixth Ave., Ste. 409; 917-436-7058;

This store specializes in hand-knotted Nepalese rugs, flat weaves, and Indian dhurries in bright colors and energetic patterns. The staff can also create custom patterns and weaves based on clients’ ideas. $$$

Kea Carpets and Kilims

477 Atlantic Ave., nr. Nevins St., Boerum Hill; 718-222-8087;

An enormous rug gallery with handwoven rugs from Central Asia, Morocco, and Turkey, Kea also carries a line of luxurious rugs designed and customized in-house. The Alternative runner and the Loop de Loop area rug are particularly beautiful. $$$ (made in N.Y.)

Liora Manné

979 Third Ave., nr. 58th St., Ste. 1811 in the Decoration & Design Building; 212-989-2732;

Piles of handmade rugs come in sizes of two-by-three feet to nine-by-12 feet, and there are also throw pillows for the floor or sofa. It’s all about pattern and color here—circles, stripes, swirls—and the prices are reasonable, considering the level of labor involved. Manné will happily work with clients to develop and execute custom designs. $$-$$$

Mark Shilen Gallery

626 W. 28th St., nr. 11th Ave.; 917-843-2559;

Simple stylish kilims, tribals, dhurries, and Oriental rugs from all parts of the world are the stock-in-trade here, but there are antique and new styles from Central Asia, the Caucasus, and Tibet, too. $$$ (by appointment only)

Patterson, Flynn & Martin

979 Third Ave., nr. 58th St., Ste. 632 in the Decoration & Design Building; 212-688-7700;

Since 1943, this firm has produced bespoke floor coverings: Oriental carpets, historic reproductions, and dozens of contemporary styles made from New Zealand wool using green production methods. Its chic Mary McDonald collection includes a number of neutral-toned wool-and-silk designs made in Nepal and Indonesia. $$-$$$ (eco-friendly)

Roubini Rugs

200 Lexington Ave., nr. 33rd St., fifth fl. in the Decoration & Design Building; 212-696-4648;

Roubini specializes in high-end, hand-knotted rugs in vibrant prints and has created collections for luxury brands like Versace, Roberto Cavalli, and Missoni. Keep an eye out for sales and new collections, which arrive regularly. $$-$$$


979 Third Ave., nr. 58th St., Ste. 1518, in the Decoration & Design Building; 212-207-8211;

This contemporary-leaning store sells to the trade only, offering custom-made, hand-knotted and -tufted rugs and pillows in natural hides and skins. It also creates made-to-order flat weaves in New Zealand wool in a sumptuous variety of designs ranging from botanics to moody abstracts. $$-$$$$

The Rug Company

88 Wooster St., at Spring St.; 223 E. 59th St., nr. Third Ave.; 212-274-0444;

This showroom displays various collections, which make use of high-quality Tibetan wool . Designer collaborations are frequently on display. $$$ (consulting services)


  • Real-Estate Newsletter: Every other week, links to the hottest sales and rentals, the latest features, and helpful property-hunting tips.

Best of New York Shopping

BoNY The Best in Shopping

The top spots for vintage, easy gifts, custom suits, splurgy shoes, and more.

Now in Real Estate

The Art of Roommating

The Art of Roommating

Exploring the world of platonic urban cohabitation.

And More...