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Aubusson

(ōbüsôN), town (1993 est. pop. 5,546), Creuse dept., central France, in the former province of Marche, on the Creuse River. Its famous tapestry and carpet manufactures date from the 15th cent. Aluminum, electric lamps, and rubber goods are also made. Aubusson is the seat of a school of decorative arts and a museum of tapestry.

Aubusson

1. a town in central France, in the Creuse department: a centre for flat-woven carpets and for tapestries since the 16th century. Pop.: 4662 (1999)
2. denoting or relating to these carpets or tapestries
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Renaissance Carpet & Tapestries' pile Aubusson line is based on its existing Aubusson flatweave collection.
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Traditional Aubusson designs from Renaissance Carpet and Tapestries look fresher with brighter colors.
Traditional flatweaves, such as the soumak and needlepoint Aubussons, have maintained their niche in the market and are a growing category for some companies.
Aubusson rugs in the French tradition are a more classic, sophisticated category and are fitting well into today's hottest trend -- the antique look -- mainly at the mid- to-high-end level, Peykar said.
will show its lines of 100 percent wool Aubussons and needlepoint rugs.
room-size Aubussons in designs exclusive to QVC are best sellers, said Rod Ghormley, director for domestics and home furnishings.
The Cathedral Collection, made up of Aubussons and the Sasha Collection of soumak weaves will be be featured.
Istanbul Grand Bazaar (IGB Home), offered a mix of products including rugs with an antique look, kilims, Aubussons, furniture, marble items, and wrought iron accessories.
Rug suppliers range from Masterlooms and Rosecore for handknotted rugs -- reproductions of traditional Persian designs, French Aubussons and Savonneries -- to Masland Carpets for hand fabricated tufted rugs in custom patterns as well as transitional and contemporary products.
Patternwise, European decorative offerings including Aubussons and Savonneries are also important.
The Country Heritage Collection has been updated with 10 new designs for a line that now ranges from Traditional Baktiaris and Kirmans to classic Aubussons to celestial and novel animal motifs.