Articles mentioning

The World’s Most Famous Museum Carpet: The Ardabil

by Charles Recknagel. LONDON; July 17, 2010 – The world’s museums are full of splendid carpets but the most famous of all is the Ardabil. One big reason is simply its size: 38 feet long (11.5 meters) by 18 feet wide (5.5 meters). That is so large that the curators … 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 Some of the most famous carpets in Oriental rug history are the Ardabil carpets. The carpets are a pair of twins, woven in Persia in the 16th century. One of the carpets are exhibited in Victoria and Albert Museum in London … read more