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Capel debuts new Finess Stencil Rug

Capel, Inc. rolled out a new rug – based on an early 19th-century wallpaper in the Colonial Williamsburg antique collection – today at the International Home Furnishings Market here. Woven in Europe and appearing much like sisal, the Finess Stencil rug is the first in Capel’s WILLIAMSBURG® line to be constructed in Wilton style.

The Finess Stencil rug is available in six colorways: pewter, terra cotta, coffee, black, bleu and cranberry. The pattern for the Stencil rug originates from a wallpaper named Stencil Square, block printed either in England or the United States circa 1810-1850. The pattern has been reproduced as a wallpaper and matelesse by Greeff.

The construction, color and a variety of sizes make the rug adaptable to a wide range of living spaces. “We are thrilled with the design and construction of the Finess Stencil,” said Gail Burger, Colonial Williamsburg director of licensing for textiles and decorative accessories. “The subtle design fits multiple uses and a variety of rooms. From the family room to the porch, this beautiful rug has great wearability.”

Finess rugs by Capel boast a 100% Olefin face, naturally stain-resistant and spill resistant. They wipe clean with a damp cloth and can withstand heavy traffic and are non-allergenic. Sizes range from 2’7”x4’1” to 7’10”x11’.

Capel is America’s largest manufacturer and importer of area rugs. Headquartered in Troy, N.C., Capel is responsible for its own spinning, dyeing, weaving, braiding, sewing and selling in the United States and overseas. After more than 80 years, the company manufactures 100 different rug styles that can be seen in five showrooms across the country. Capel markets its products in all 50 states, Canada, Australia, Japan and several European countries.

Media Contact:
Jim Bradley
(757) 220-7281



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