The Virginia Military Institute has been called "the West Point of the South." Founded in 1839, it is the nation’s first state-supported military college. Proud of their time-honored mission to produce educated, honorable men and women who will serve the nation and their communities as leaders in their personal and professional lives.
To my business partner & friend, Tim Hyatt - VMI Football '79- these beautiful carpets were created with "wisdom and courage" for you and your fellow Keydets!
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$179.00 - $299.00
3' x 3' -- VMI round, black b.g.
3' x 3' -- VMI round, Red bg, White/Y
2' x 3' -- VMI silk standard, Red bg
2.5' x 4' -- VMI silk standard, Red bg
One of the oldest and most challenging art forms - a VOSB now brings you a very unique high end gift item for generations to endure. Each Carpet is Hand Knotted & Hand Loomed by a process that takes 6-8 weeks per carpet. There is approximately 250 kpsi. Each is created with Natural Vegetable dye.
Welcome to American Books & Carpets
American Books & Carpets was launched to showcase our unique product line of alma mater, fraternity/sorority carpets and an upcoming military children book series. Since 2012, our business has earned a reputation for high quality carpets and outstanding customer service leading to contracts with the major retail stores: Navy Exchange, Marine Corps Exchange and AAFES. We are now expanding our vision to colleges near and dear to you.
American Books & Carpets @ (410) 980-2068
Mail: PO Box 6519 - Falls Church, Virginia 22040
All photos credit to John Warters - Photo Reflections Inc of Newport News, VA.