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More than two dozen antique rugs highlighted from prestigious inventory of art-level collection

OAKLAND, CA.- Claremont Rug Company, globally-recognized as the world’s leading dealer of art level, 19thcentury Oriental carpets, has produced its latest brochure, featuring more than 24 highly collectible rugs. This issue contains beautifully photographed pieces dating to the early 19th century in formats ranging from area-size rugs to palace-size carpets as large as 13 x 24. “In our 31-year history, we have issued only two or three brochures annually,” said Christine Winitz, Claremont vice president, “and spend many hours selecting and photographing the rugs to be shown. While we have 4000 antique pieces in our inventory, what we choose to include is designed to provide a glimpse of the art and grandeur that rugs from the Second Golden Age of Persian Weaving represent.” The brochure is available for ordering from the Claremont website. The website also contains nearly 1000 photos of rugs, includi