The re-opening of the MAK Permanent Collection Carpets 8 April

Opening of the MAK Permanent Collection Carpets, April 8th 2014. ©MAK/Kathrin Wißkirchen

The re-opening of the MAK Permanent Collection Carpets took place 8 April 2014 at 19.00 and was very well attended. A selection of over 30 individual objects presented an impressive display of the MAK’s holdings of high-quality carpets with an emphasis on unique examples of 16th and 17th-century Persian, Ottoman and Mamluk carpets. .. read more

MAK Permanent Collection Carpets to re-open 8 April

Wiener Jagdteppich [Viennese Hunting Carpet], detail, Safavid Empire, Central Iran, Kashan, 1st half 16th century 687 x 331 cm, taken over from the Imperial Court in 1922. © Gerald Zugmann/MAK

The re-opening of the famous MAK Permanent Collection Carpets will take place 8 April 2014 at 7.00 pm. The Permanent Collection Carpets will focus on developments in carpet-making between the late 15th century and the 18th century. .. read more

Vienna’s famous carpet collection at MAK

MAK – the Austrian Museum of Applied Arts in Vienna has an very important collection of 15-17th century Anatolian carpets, Persian carpets and Egyptian Mamluk carpets. The collection includes approximately 200 carpets… read more