The London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair 2018

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London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair 23-28 January 2017

The dates for the annual London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair (LARTA) has been released and the fair will take place 23-28 January 2018. The venue will be on the Mezzanine of Battersea’s Decorative Fair. The organizer and founder of this fair is Aaron Nejad, a leading antique rug dealer from London.

LARTA will offer antique oriental rugs and tribal textiles such as suzanis and ikats, berbers and colourful flatweave dhurries; European carpets from French Aubusson to Swedish rya; Brussels tapestries; fibre art and weavings from around the world including Asia, Africa and the Americas, and associated collectable and decorative items.

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Beshir juval, Central Asia, 19th century (Tribal Rugs Gallery)

Sixteen specialist dealers will come together at LARTA to present antique rugs and textile art.

Exhibiting dealers

  • Carpet Restoration Studio (London) – Antique Persian rugs and restoration services
  • Galerie Arabesque (Stuttgart, Germany) – Antique rugs, with specialist expertise in Balouch and Turkoman pieces, kilims and textiles, Asian works of art and other artefacts
  • Marilyn Garrow (Suffolk) – Antique textiles, specialist in magnificent embroideries from Europe and the Orient
  • Joss Graham Gallery (London) – Ethnographic textiles and works of art
  • Gideon Hatch (London) – Contemporary designer carpets
  • Liberty Oriental Carpets (London) – Antique, old and newly handmade woven rugs and carpets
  • Andy Lloyd (Bath) – Fine antique rugs, carpets and textiles
  • Brian MacDonald Antique Rugs (Cotswolds) – Antique Eastern rugs, carpets, kilims and tribal dowry weavings
  • Aaron Nejad Antique Carpets (London) – Rugs, carpets and textiles from the East and Europe to early C20th
  • Owen Parry (Abergavenny, Wales) – A focus on the best and oldest material, concentrating on colour and rarity
  • Seneh Carpets (London) – Fine and decorative rugs and carpets from around the world
  • Peta Smyth (London) – European textiles of the C16th to C19th and textiles from further afield intended for the European market
  • Tribal Rugs Gallery (Essex) – Rare rugs and carpets
  • Markus Voigt Textiles (Kent) – Textiles of every kind from across the world

Opening hours

  • Opening Tuesday 23 January 2018, 12pm-8pm
  • Wednesday 24 January 11am-8pm
  • Thursday 25 January 11am-8pm
  • Friday 26 January 11am-7pm
  • Saturday 27 January 11am-7pm
  • Sunday 28 January 11am-6pm

Location and more information: London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair (Larta) 23-25 January 2018, Battersea Evolution (The Marquee), Battersea Park, London SW11.

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