Exhibitions

Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum in Istanbul

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One of the places a rug collector must visit in Istanbul is the Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum. The museum is situated on the Hippodrome just beside the Blue Mosque in Sultanahmet in the old part of Istanbul. The museum include important ancient rugs and carpets from the 13th century Seljuk period and other important…

Second Persian Carpet Exhibition in Paris

Press release from Iran Carpet Co: The second Persian Carpet Exhibition will be held in Paris, Bource De Commerce 2, Rue De Viarmes 75001 from 17 May till 22 May 2005. About 200 pieces of the best Persian carpets from all over the country will be shown in this exhibition. All carpets that are presented…

Exhibition at Persia Geneva 23 April – Persian Court Carpets

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20.04.2004 Extract of media release from Persia Geneva: “Major Exhibition at Persia Geneva to open Friday 23 April 2004.. Entitled ‘A Revelation of Splendour – Persian Court Carpets from the reign of Reza Shah Pahlavi’, the exhibition features the first-ever showing of some of the greatest masterpieces from the legendary private collection of Persia’s founder,…

The Ardabil Carpets

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Exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Next to the Pazaryk carpet the most famous carpets in Oriental rug history are the Ardabil carpets. The Ardabil carpets are a pair of twins, weaved in Persia in the 16th. century. One of the carpets are exhibited in Victoria and Albert Museum in London and…