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The Ardabil Carpets

The Ardabil Carpet - photo courtesy LACMA

Exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Some of the most famous carpets in Oriental rug history are the Ardabil carpets. The carpets are a pair of twins, woven in Persia in the 16th century. One of the carpets are exhibited in Victoria and Albert Museum in London … read more

Woolley & Wallis, Eastern and Western carpets & rugs., 16. January 2003

Eastern and Western Carpets & Rugs auction January 16th 2003. Selection from the preview. All images ©Woolley & Wallis LOT: 346 RUG NAME: Khotan rug AGE: 19th century ESTIMATE: 500 – 700 GBP SOLD: 540 GBP DESCRIPTION: A good Hetian (Khotan) rug, Xinjiang (East Turkestan), 19th century, 6ft.1 in. x … read more

ICOC 10th Washington DC 17-21 April 2003

The 10th International Conference on Oriental Carpets  will be held in Washington, DC from 17 – 21 April 2003. The conference will include an academic program, exhibitions, a carpet fair in 71 booths and both pre- and post conference tours. ICOC Chairman Murray L. Eiland, Jr., will conduct the Academic … read more

Travelling in rug producing countries

Jozan Magazine has invited readers of the magazine, rug collectors and dealers to tell about experiences from travelling in rug producing countries – and of course especially about rugs. Travelling in Turkey by Gregory Kimble 13 October 2002 Jozan Magazine raises an interesting issue, to which I would like to … read more