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Last amazing thing you bought at a flea market: “Two of my favorite rugs. I have the beginnings of a small collection, and these were splendid additions. They are both completely unique and wonderfully odd. The larger one is a runner-ish rug from Iran that most likely dates from the 1940s. It looks like it was made by sewing two matching camel saddle blankets together and then adding some thick woven sections. It’s woven with hair and has sections of pattern that feel familiar, but that I’ve never seen. I imagine riding camels everytime I come home and see it — like in Lawrence of Arabia.”