Famous Oriental Rug Lovers

Famous Oriental Rug Lovers

Famous Oriental Rug Lovers

If you’re a lover of oriental rugs, you are in the same company as these famous rug lovers!

Here are some well known icons who collect Persian & Oriental Rugs:

Christopher Meloni, who plays a tough detective on NYPD’s Special Victims Unit on NBC’s law and order. He first
started collecting rugs in 1995 on an inspiring trip to Turkey.
Christopher Meloni is a Famous Rug Lover
Howard Hessman. best known for his portrayal of DJ Dr. Johnny Fever from WKRP in Cincinnati. He refers to himself as a “thread head” who collects a wide range of textiles including oriental rugs. Apparently he owns quite an extensive collection. A Famous Rug Lover.
Howard Hesseman is a Famous Rug Lover-Persian & Oriental Rugs

Ursula Andress
, the original Bond girl, her role as Honey Ryder was played opposite of Sean Connery. In 2003, Andres spoke 
with the Southeasten Antiquing and Collecting magazine. She spoke of her passion and love for antique rugs.
Ursula Andress is a Famous Rug Lover-Persian & Oriental Rugs
Johnny Depp and his new wife have an extremely large Persian rug in their master bedroom. He is a long time collector and lover of oriental rugs.
Johnny Depp is a Famous Rug Lover-Persian & Oriental Rugs-Toronto
Ellen Degeneres is very knowledgeable and quite a collector of large oriental rugs. She has a super size rug in her dining room.
Ellen DeGeneres is a Famous Rug Lover-Persian & Oriental Rugs
Adam Levine loves interior design, which introduced him to oriental rugs. In his living room, a purple velvet sofa sits on a large oriental rug.
Adam Levine is a Famous Oriental Rug Lover-Persian & Oriental Rugs
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have an antique Persian rug in their Savannah home and are Famous Rug Lovers!
Ben Affleck & Jennifer Garner are Famous Rug Lovers-Persian & Oriental Rugs
Henry Kissinger, a former secretary of state and Nobel prize winner, talks about his adoration of oriental rugs in
his 2005 biography.
Henry Kissinger is a Famous Rug Lover & War Criminal

Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, was an avid collector and a Famous Rug Lover. He owned one of the finest collections in all of Europe. Sigmund Freud did not hide his passion for oriental rugs, he put them on display in his study and library, also covered his couch that his patients revealed their secrets on with a Qashqai rug. Many of Freud’s rugs are on display in London England. If those rugs could talk!
Sigmund Freud is a Famous Rug Lover-Persian & Oriental Rugs