London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair 24-29 January

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The London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair (LARTA) 2023 will take place 24-29 January in London. LARTA was launched in 2011 and is the UK’s leading annual fair for antique rugs and textiles.

The exhibited rugs and textiles include weavings from the Far East, Central Asia, Persia, India, Turkey, the Caucasus, Europe and Africa from all periods up to the early 20th century. Since 2017, LARTA has broadened its offering to include 20th century carpets by modernist and art deco designers and a select choice of contemporary designer rugs.

The exhibiting dealers include Ebi Shafaghh Carpet Restoration Studio, Marilyn Garrow Fine Textile Art, Aaron Nejad Gallery, Owen Parry, Emily’s House London, Hakamie Rugs, Oriental Rug Shop, Ian Shaw Tribal Arts and Textiles, James Cohen Antique Carpets, Nomadic Rugs Gallery, Phil Bell and Shame Studios.

Kurdish wool Bidjar rug
Aaron Nejad – Kurdish wool Bidjar rug, West Persia circa 1880. 2.12 x 1.10 metres
Antique Mahal Carpet
James Cohen Antique Carpets – Antique Mahal Carpet 408 x 351cm
Silk Embroidered Suzani
Aaron Nejad Gallery – Detail of a Silk Embroidered Suzani, Uzbekistan, circa 1860, 2.70m x 1.60m
Khamseh rug
Phil Bell – Khamseh rug
Qashqai Kashkuli
Oriental Rug Shop – Antique tribal Qashqai Kashkuli circa 1880. 203 x 134cm
Antique Oushak carpet
James Cohen – Antique Oushak carpet, Western Turkey, 209 x 278cm

For those who can’t attend it will be a possible to buy at LARTA Online when the fair opens 24 January.

Location and more information: London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair (LARTA) 24-29 January 2023, Mezzanine at The Decorative Fair, Battersea Evolution, Battersea Park, London SW11.

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