Rare Antique Camelhair Carpets Enliven Contemporary San Francisco Residence
The clean lines and earthy, naturally dyed hues of a highly complementary suite of rare antique Camelhair carpets from Claremont Rug Company enlivens the contemporary setting of this San Francisco majestic four-story home. With the iconic Transamerica Pyramid as a backdrop, the angularity of the faceted floating medallions of these 19th-century village carpets achieve a resonance, enhanced in this effect by the intricate Camelhair patterning beneath. The expansive reach of the clients’ eclectic collection of furnishings and art, including the Miro hanging over the fireplace, is grounded one-of-a-kind colors and forms in each carpet. The rugs effectively stand up to the challenge of harmonizing a great diversity of colors, textures and shapes.
Rare Antique Camelhair Carpets Enliven Contemporary San Francisco Residence
In this file photo taken on July 27, 2017, the US national flag flies over a statue at the Department of Justice in Washington, DC. A 29-year-old Russian woman has been arrested for conspiring to influence US politics by cultivating ties with political groups including the gun rights lobby the National Rifle Association (NRA). Mariia Butina was arrested in Washington on Saturday, July 14, 2018, and appeared in court on Monday, July 16, 2018, the Justice Department said in a statement. Butina was charged with conspiracy to act as an agent of Russia "by developing relationships with US persons and infiltrating organizations having influence in American politics," the statement said. ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP
Rare Antique Camelhair Carpets Enliven Contemporary San Francisco Residence
A statue monument of the 19th-century rebel nobleman, Ban Jelacic, covered with Croatian national colours in downtown Zagreb on July 15, 2018, ahead of the 2018 Russia World Cup final football match between Croatia and France, the first final World Cup match ever in the history of Croatia. ANDREJ ISAKOVIC / AFP
Rare Antique Camelhair Carpets Enliven Contemporary San Francisco Residence
People lay white flowers in front of the statue of late Chinese Nobel dissident Liu Xiaobo (R) at a memorial event on his death anniversary outside Tamar Park in Hong Kong on July 13, 2018. A veteran of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, Liu died on July 13, 2017 from liver cancer while serving an 11-year sentence for "subversion" on the mainland. Philip FONG / AFP
Rare Antique Camelhair Carpets Enliven Contemporary San Francisco Residence
This photo taken on July 14, 2018 shows the traditional Bastille day fireworks above the Eiffel Tower in Paris, during the annual Bastille Day celebrations. Zakaria ABDELKAFI / AFP
Rare Antique Camelhair Carpets Enliven Contemporary San Francisco Residence
This aerial view taken on July 14, 2018, shows the Maison de la Radio, the headquarters of Radio France, in Paris. GERARD JULIEN / AFP
Rare Antique Camelhair Carpets Enliven Contemporary San Francisco Residence
This aerial view taken on July 14, 2018, shows the Victor Hugo Square in Paris. GERARD JULIEN / AFP
Rare Antique Camelhair Carpets Enliven Contemporary San Francisco Residence
The sun rises over the Monument Valley on April 19, 2018. Monument Valley (Navajo: Tsé Bii' Ndzisgaii, meaning valley of the rocks) is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1,000 ft (300 m) above the valley floor. It is located on the Arizona-Utah border, near the Four Corners area. The valley lies within the territory of the Navajo Nation Reservation and is accessible from U.S. Highway 163. Monument Valley has been featured in many forms of media since the 1930s. Director John Ford used the location for a number of his best-known films and thus, in the words of critic Keith Phipps, "its five square miles [13 square kilometers] have defined what decades of moviegoers think of when they imagine the American West. Eric BARADAT / AFP
Rare Antique Camelhair Carpets Enliven Contemporary San Francisco Residence
People visit the Dino Park, an outdoor museum with more than 120 models of dinosaurs, in Lourinha on July 9, 2018. This town of 25,000 inhabitants, located 70 km north of Lisbon, was already among the world's leading palaeontology towns thanks to its deposit of dinosaur fossils, with a dozen species discovered since the end of the 19th century. JOSE MANUEL RIBEIRO / AFP
Rare Antique Camelhair Carpets Enliven Contemporary San Francisco Residence
The Patrouille de France jets perform as they trail smoke in the colours of the French national flag while flying over the Champs Elysee avenue as supporters welcome players of the French national football team after they won the Russia 2018 World Cup final football match on July 16, 2018 in Paris. GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT / AFP