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LACMA exhibition and symposium on Central Asian Ikats

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is featuring a large exhibition of ikats, ‘The Power of Pattern: Central Asian Ikats from the David and Elizabeth Reisbord Collection’ now through 11 August 2019. In conjunction with the exhibition LACMA present a one-day symposium on ikats 11 May 2019. Lectures … read more

BARE: The Bode Collection

A special documentary photo exhibition showing carpets from the Major Bode Collection is a part of the ongoing Berlin Rugs & Textile Exhibition at the Alte Münze in Berlin. This special photo exhibition is especially relevant because the Bode Collection actually was stored ind the vaults in the Alte Münze but was destroyed in a bomb raid on 11 March 1945. .. read more

A Tale of Two Persian Carpets: The Ardabil and Coronation Carpets

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

The Ardabil Carpets

Exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Next to the Pazyryk carpet the most famous carpets in Oriental rug history are the Ardabil carpets. The Ardabil carpets are a pair of twins, weaved in Persia in the 16th. century. One of the carpets are exhibited in Victoria and … read more