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Rare 'Bessarabian' Kelim With Inscription, Ukraine, circa 1850, to be exhibited by Aaron Nejad

Posted on 31 Mar 14

James Cohen will be showing this fantastic Lakai Suzani 11'4" x 8'8" circa 1800."

Posted on 26 Mar 14

This antique Persian ‘Hadji Jalili’ Rug, Circa 1910, North-West Persia, Wool on Cotton Foundation, 1.58m x 1.10m will be exhibited by Ornamentum

Posted on 20 Mar 14

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Posted on 09 Mar 14

A fine pair of antique Tabriz Rugs from North-West Persia, Circa 1940, size 1.91m x 1.35, wool pile on cotton foundation will be exhibited by Ornamentum

Posted on 02 Mar 14

Gallery Nomad will be showing this Antique North West Persian Heriz in superb condition 566 x 350

Posted on 02 Mar 14

Aaron Nejad will present this exceptional 'Atashoglu' Keshan Rug 2.00m x 1.31m

Posted on 24 Feb 14

This Chinese thrown back - circa 1800 - will be shown by Owen Parry

Posted on 16 Feb 14

James Cohen will be showing this 17th century Kossu fragment 2'1" x 1'9"

Posted on 15 Feb 14

Aaron Nejad will be exhibiting this Antique Afshar carpet 5'2" x 7'2"

Posted on 4 Feb 14

NEW EXHIBITOR! We are delighted to announce another new exhibitor for 2014. Carpet Collector is a Hamburg-based magazine specialising in promoting antique rugs, carpets and textiles.

Posted on 4 Feb 14

This Antique Persian Malayer Rug from North-West Persia, Circa 1890, 1.94m x 1.35m, Wool on Cotton Foundation will be shown by Ornamentum

Posted on 29 Jan 14

Gallery Nomad will be exhibiting this Antique Belouch Prayer rug, wonderful silky wool, 176 x 92

Posted on 29 Jan 14

Andy Lloyd will be exhibiting this 18C Indian Moghul summer carpet

Posted on 26 Jan 14

This 19th c. Luri pictorial rug will be shown by Owen Parry

Posted on 25 Jan 14

James Cohen will be exhibiting this Antique Uzbek - size 3'9" x 6'6"

Posted on 25 Jan 14

Ornamentum will be exhibiting this fine antique silk Kashan 'Prayer' Rug from Central Persia. Circa 1890, size 2.05m x 1.35, Silk Pile on Silk Foundation

Posted on 24 Jan 14

NEW EXHIBITOR! We are delighted to announce a new exhibitor for 2014. Ornamentum of Dorking, Surrey specialise in fine antique Persian rugs.

Posted on 30 Dec 13

THE LONDON ANTIQUE RUG AND TEXTILE ART FAIR
3rd to 6th April 2014

Now in its fourth year, we are delighted to announce that the London Antique Rug and Textile Art Fair (LARTA) will once again take place at The Showroom, Penfold St, London NW8 from 3rd to 6th April 2014. Opening night, April 3rd, is our Collectors' Preview (invitation only).

Our objective remains to present rare and beautiful antique rugs, carpets and textiles to discerning collectors, decorators and a wider general audience interested in the woven arts and design. Visitors to LARTA 2014 will have the opportunity to source items originating from Anatolia, the Caucasus, Persia, Central Asia, India and China, as well as from Europe and Africa, and from all periods up to the early 20th century.

All our regular exhibitors will be returning for LARTA 2014. We are also delighted that both Gallery Nomad from Berkhamsted and Galerie Arabesque from Stuttgart will be returning. The broad ranges of specialisation of our dealers ensures that LARTA 2014 will once again be a truly high quality and eclectic event. Expect to see rare collectors' items alongside beautiful decorative items in a bazaar-like atmosphere.

We are delighted to be able to once again present LARTA at The Showroom. Conveniently located a few minutes from Marble Arch close to Edgware Road, in central London, this contemporary exhibition space provides a rare opportunity to view inspiring rugs and textile art in relaxed surroundings. LARTA 2014 will be fun, cool, and inspiring.

This year, for the first time, LARTA will be on view ONLINE as well as at the Showroom. On Thursday April 3rd 3014 at 6pm LARTA Online will go live and will be on view from this website. All the best items exhibited by every dealer will be on view, with high resolution images, details and captions together with direct contact details to each exhibitor. It will be your virtual visit to LARTA 2014!