antique carpets – preview

Aram Safaei,’s carpet specialist, hosted a special auction preview for members of the Danish Rug Society on Thursday evening 11 October. This special preview and reception took place in’s store rooms in Herlev circa 8 km from the central city of Copenhagen… read more

Design Museum Denmark: Carpets

Design Museum Denmark has a collection of some fifty antique oriental rugs and carpets, a few of them from the 17th century. These rugs are not on display at the museum but are kept in a storehouse and are seldom shown to anyone. The Danish Rug Society got a chance … read more

Persian carpets at Rosenborg Castle, Copenhagen

The Coronation Carpet

Once a year, one week in October, The Royal Danish Collections shows the public the Coronation and Chenille Carpets at the Rosenborg Castle. On 15 October 2009 the Danish Rug Society visited the temporary exhibition (10-18 October 2009) on a guided tour. Photos by Jan Andersen, the Danish Rug Society: … read more

The Collection of Islamic Art, The David Collection

The textile room in the islamic collection

The David Collection in Copenhagen re-opened in May 2009 after 3 years of rebuilding and refurbishing the two buildings – Kronprinsessegade 30 and 32, owned by the C. L. David Foundation. The David Collection was established in 1945 by Christian Ludvig David (1878-1960) and housed in David’s former residence, facing … read more