A Blend of Cultures

81-31 047 copy                                                        Influences from many cultures were blended to pleasing effect in this historic home.The carpet collection—an antique Russian Sumak, Moroccan and Persian rugs—establish the palette of terra cotta and indigo. The opium bed introduces an exotic touch; light-reflecting Italian Bergamo silk pillows add refinement. A Brancusi-inspired sculpture serves as a base for the Moroccan mosaic tabletop. The clean-lined cherry wood dining table grounds the design with a note of simplicity.