LARTA Opening Night

Category: Fairs and conferences

LARTA, the London Antique Rug and Textile Art Fair, opened their preview for invited guests for a couple of hours ago and at the same time LARTA Online was launched. This virtual exhibition is the window to the fair for those who can’t attend and is a new improvement af this antique rug fair. LARTA will run through Sunday 6 April where the fair will close at 5 pm.

The online exhibition includes the best items from each of the exhibiting dealers.

An antique Qashqai rug with bold design and rich colours exhibited by Owen Parry
A Western Anatolian rug which might be a Bergama. Exhibitor Gallery Nomad
Suzani Central Asian silk embroidery from the town of Pskent exhibited by Markus Voigt
A late 19th century Persian Sarouk Ferahan rug exhibited by Ornamentum
A Nurata Suzani embroidered in silk on cotton exhibited by Joss Graham
A Mc Mullan design yastik identical to the one found in McMullan Islamic carpets plate 117. Exhibitor Andy Lloyd
An example of the well-known ‘chicken’ rugs woven by the Khamseh confederation exhibited by Aaron Nejad
An early Tekke main carpet fragment with fine glossy pile and rich salmon red ground colour. Exhibitor James Cohen
A rare Bhutan applique mat, finely appliqued with a double vajra design in the centre. Exhibitor Galerie ArabesQue
An unusual antique Afshar rug exhibited by Seneh Carpets

Location and more information: LARTA 3-6 April 2014, The Showroom, 63 Penfold St, London

Link: LARTA Online

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