Gothenburg rug events

Category: Exhibitions

November, will be an interesting month for ruggies in Gothenburg, Sweden.

AKREP, The Oriental Rug Society in Gothenburg, will hold a highly interesting exhibition of more than 50 antique Caucasian rugs  in cooperation with a local culture institution, Frölunda Kulturhus from 20 November through 16 December 2010. Visitors will come from other parts of Sweden and from other Scandinavian countries too.

Baku Shirvan prayer rug on display at AKREP’s exhibition
Borchalu Kazak, early 19th century, on display at AKREP’s exhibition

The local auction house in Gothenburg, Göteborgs Auktionsverk, will hold an auction of old and antique rugs 29 November 2010. Preview will take place 20-28 November.

Location and more information:

AKREP exhibition, Frölunda Kulturhus, 20 November to 16 December 2010, Valthornsgatan, Västra Frölunda, Göteborg, Sweden

Göteborgs Auktionsverk, Tredje Langgatan 9, Göteborg, Sweden

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