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WILLIAMSBURG and Capel Introduce Indian-Inspired Carpet Collection at the Atlanta International Area Rug Market

Global chic accents spice up contemporary décor with WILLIAMSBURG and licensee Capel’s introduction of a collection of ethnically-inspired carpets at the Atlanta International Area Rug Market through July 14. Influenced by antique Indian textiles found in the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation’s extensive archives, the trend-forward rugs highlight the patterns popular in the 18th century. Echoes of Indian embroideries, block prints and geometric motifs pervade the collection, providing an elegant take on enduring prints for a line of carpets that seamlessly integrate into the modern home.

Featuring rope-embroidered design of circles and diamonds, the ‘Tanjib’ pattern recalls the pierced screens popular in Indian architecture in rich colors such as ink, hemp and apricot. The triple-washed ‘Paisley’ presents the perennially lauded motif in vibrant hues reflecting the spices, jewels and landscape of India. The intricate medallion print of ‘Pintado’ highlights the diverse and elaborate patterns that traveled to Europe via the Spice Route in the 18th Century.

“These new collections from Capel reflect WILLIAMSBURG’s continuing leadership in color and design,” Capel’s Vice President of Sales Allen Robertson said. “The patterns are fresh and relevant, and yet they still remain true to the brand’s enduring style.”

“Capel successfully translates the global chic of 18th-century inspiration into compelling designs that are trend-right for today,” WILLIAMSBURG product manager Liza Gusler said.

The collection will be available in late fall 2013.

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