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Oriental Rugs & Carpets Lecture | March 11 | Boston

Lawrence Kearney, Director, Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets

Lawrence Kearney, Director, Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets

The Story of Rugs is the Story of Civilization

A Lecture by Lawrence M. Kearney

This talk will explore the development of rugs and related textiles through the ages: from Tribal cultures, such as the Baktiari of Southwestern Iran and the Turkoman weavers of Central Asia; through village weavings, such as Kazak and Northwest Persian rugs; into 19th and 20th century workshop production where the emphasis is on sophisticated design and the use of sumptuous materials, such as silk Tabrizes and Kashans. We will conclude with some thoughts on the future of antique rug collecting and the antique rug business.

This event is free and open to the public, refreshments will be served.

Friday, March 11th
Reception: 5:30PM
Lecture: 6:30PM

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Auction Preview Times:
March 11, 12PM-7PM
March 12, 12PM-5PM
March 13, 9AM-10:30AM

Auction:
Sunday, March 13 12PM

Skinner Boston Gallery
63 Park Plaza
Boston, MA 02116

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2 thoughts on “Oriental Rugs & Carpets Lecture | March 11 | Boston

    • Hi Jeff,

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