Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Ardabil & Coronation Carpets on Display Los Angeles County Museum of Art LACMA

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) will put two extraordinary Safavid carpets on display from November 14, 2009 to January 18, 2010. The famous Ardabil carpet which is the oldest dated Persian carpet ever (1539) and the Coronation Carpet (1520-1530) will be exhibited. There will be an excellent speech delivered by Dr. Jon Thompson who will fly to Los Angeles from London to share his studies on these beautiful rugs on Dec. 5, 2009. The Ardabil Carpet measures 13' 5" x 23' 11" and the Coronation carpet measures 12' x 23'.

Khosrow Sobhe
Certified Rug Specialist (CRS)

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