Before carpets, nothing prevented feet from sinking through floorboard quicksand. Snag some shag to keep toes planted on firmer ground with today’s Groupon: for $75, you get $200 worth of handmade Persian rugs from Rugman.com.
Rugman.com purveys more than 15,000 handmade Persian and Oriental area rugs, accents, and runners, some more than 50 years old. Hand-woven into thick, soft pile by members of the nomadic Qashqai tribe in Iran, the sunny yellow fibers of a 3’2"x 4’8" Gabbeh rug brighten drab domiciles ($190), and a 30- to 40-year-old Harsin rug carpets corridors to give geometrically patterned rug burn during games of hallway slip 'n' slide ($194).
Rugman.com offers free shipping to the contiguous U.S. and Canada, and its customer-service representatives are on call seven days a week to answer customer queries and discuss concerns about rug placement and universal health care.
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