Denver Art Museums newly opened exhibition “Rugged Beauty: Antique Carpets from Western Asia” will run through 28 May 2023. The exhibition showcases more than 40 rugs and carpets from Turkey, Iran and Caucasus over six centuries.
The rugs are from the Denver Art Museum’s permanent collection, as well as loans from The Textile Museum (Washington DC), the Saint Louis Art Museum and from local private collectors.
The exhibition is organized in three thematic sections; nomadic and seminomadic, court and commercial workshops and regional cottage industries with a sub-section on prayer rugs.
More information and location: Denver Art Museum: Rugged Beauty: Antique Carpets from Western Asia 18 December 2022 – 28 May 2023, Denver Art Museum, 100 W. 14th Avenue Parkway, Denver, Colorado, Martin Building, Level 6.