Mon-Sat, 10am-6pm; Sun, closed
6 at Astor Pl.; N, R at 8th St.-NYU
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The high-end, hand-knotted carpets here (100 knots per square inch, the highest count available) cost about a third less than they do elsewhere. Designs include contemporary one-colors and centuries-old traditionals, like the floral Kasho Pesa. All are made in Nepal; Richard Gere is a fan.