ICOC St. Petersburg tour

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ICOC post conference tour to St. Petersburg took place 20-23 June 2011.
The tour included visits to several museums and among them the Kunstkamera, the Russian Ethnographic Museum (REM), the State Hermitage Museum and as a special organised event the carpet storage of REM.
The visit of the Russian Ethnographic Museum (REM) was followed by the opening in the Marble Hall of a special carpet exhibition from the REM collections.

The Marple Hall in the Russian Ethnographic Museum. Photo courtesy Hagop Manoyan.
Show and Tell at the Ethnographic Museum. Photo courtesy Lene Duchene, Danish Rug Society.
State Hermitage Museum. An embroidered felt carpet 5th-4th century BC. Photo courtesy Hagop Manoyan.
From the collection of the Russian Ethnographic Museum. Photo courtesy Hagop Manoyan
The Pazyryk carpet. State Hermitage Museum. Photo courtesy Karen Bennett.
Detail from the Pazyryk carpet. Photo courtesy Karen Bennett.
State Hermitage Museum. Ancient felt 4th BC. Photo courtesy Lene Duchene, Danish Rug Society.
State Hermitage Museum. A sumakh with 15th century Holbein medaillions. Photp courtesy Karen Bennett.
State Hermitage Museum. The Sumakh carpet. Photo courtesy Lene Duchene, the Danish Rug Society.
State Hermitage Museum. Zilu saf fragment 14th century. Photo courtesy Lene Duchene, Danish Rug Society.
Show and Tell at REM carpet storage. Photo courtesy Hagop Manoyan.
Carpet detail. Show and Tell REM carpet storage. Photo courtesy Karen Bennett.

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