Dr. Jon Thompson will held a lecture “Safavid Carpets: An Analysis of Themes, Styles and Patterns” Sunday 6 December 2009 from 2:00 to 4:00 at RugIdea 1655 South La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90035. Program is free and sponsored by Khosrow Sobhe.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art from 14 November 2009 through 18 January 2010 LACMA’s two spectacular Persian carpets, the Ardabil Carpet and the Coronation Carpet, are seldom shown to the public. The reason is their sensitivity to light. The Coronation Carpet is made in Persia circa 1520-1530. The size … read more
Virtual versions of the Textile Museum’s “Rug & Textile Appreciation Morning Programs”. Wendel Swan: Rugs 101: the Lecture By R. John Howe 27 August 2009 – R. John Howe: Textiles and Text Dear folks -On May 30, 2009, Wendel Swangave a Rug and Textile Appreciation Morning program at The Textile … read more