ICOC St. Petersburg tour

Category: Exhibitions,Fairs and conferences

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.

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