Located on Historic Palm Avenue downtown Sarasota, Art to Walk On inc. is a unique rug store, that carries carpets from around the world. Antique, Traditional, Transitional or Modern, all of our carpets are unique pieces of art, all are hand knotted, most are dyed with indigenous vegetable dyes and woven with hand spun wool.
Carpets are in stock from Persia, Turkey, Afghanistan, Ireland, France, Tibet, Nepal and pre Communist China. There is a large selection of Antique carpets from palace size to small area rugs and includes 16th century tapestries rare Napoleon ll French Aubusson rugs, 19th century Armenian carpets and Irish Donegal carpets to name a few.
We are exclusive agents for the three top award winners at Domotex, the International carpet trade show held in Hanover, Germany each year; Woven Legends® Turkish rugs, Wool and Silk Rugs, and Zollanvari®.
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"These rugs are art that is handed down from generation to generation. They were beautiful when they were made and they're still beautiful hundreds of years later."
- Eileen Hampshire