• Terry Lewis, owner of the Rug Merchant
  • Terry and Lynne Lewis
  • Terry Lewis, owner of the Rug Merchant showing 8x11 rugs
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 *On sale now: ALL KALATY RUGS*



Welcome to The Rug Merchant

The Rug Merchant, located in the heart of Olde Town in Evansville, Indiana has the largest, most diverse selection of rugs of every kind in the Midwest. When you first enter our turn of the century mansion-turned showroom, you will be completely surprised by its size – as well as our varied selection & browsing experience. The home has been transformed into a 9500 square foot showcase for rugs and designed exclusively for ease of shopping. No matter what your style is, The Rug Merchant has the rug you’re looking for! Whether it’s an Original Karastan rug in a Sarouk or Medallion pattern, or a more modern, contemporary style~The Rug Merchant has it. Hand-Knotted,  Machine Woven, Tufted, Flat Weaves, Antiques and Braided rugs~we have  the rug you’re looking for. Why shop anywhere else when you have the luxury of being able to SEE, not just ORDER almost any kind of Area Rug  or Oriental Rug you can think of. And you can have it delivered to your home or office, placed by our staff of knowledgeable salespeople. We make it easy for you to find the perfect  rug for any situation & price.

Our ever-growing selection of in-stock area rugs will amaze you. No matter what style, type, or price range; from oriental rugsantique rugs, and machine or hand woven area rugs, to transitional rugs, and even contemporary rugs… there are thousands of rugs, in-stock for you to view – and many more that we can special order. So when you come in, be prepared to enjoy yourself and fulfill your quest for the perfect rug!

Having trouble finding your perfect rug?

The Rug Merchant is the Exclusive supplier of Upscale Handmade Rugs from companies you won’t find anywhere else in Indiana, such as Kalaty, Tibet Rug Company, FJ Kashanian,  Feizy, and Banlivy Rug Company.

The Rug Merchant also has some of the largest selection of Machine Made area rugs from some of the most well known brands in the world~Karastan, Nourison, Couristan, Oriental Weavers, Momeni, and Capel rugs to name just  a few.

After 4 decades of serving Evansville,  Rug Merchant rugs are in some of the most BEAUTIFUL homes, not only in Evansville, but the entire tri-state area, from Owensboro KY to Carmi IL to Jasper IN. The Rug Merchant is a locally owned, family run business. The Rug Merchant  has the BEST Service, BEST Selection and BEST Prices on rugs in the tri-state area.  Every rug is clearly priced at the lowest allowable manufacturers’ pricing.  Look through our website and then come into our store to be INSPIRED!

Call 812-423-2338 or stop into The Rug Merchant Showroom today, located at 1019 Lincoln Avenue in Evansville Indiana to find YOUR perfect rug!