On loan from the Saint Louis Art Museum, ‘As Precious as Gold, Carpets from the Islamic World’ features 32 carpets and one tent dating from the 15th century to the 19th century and is considered one of the most significant in the world.
News: Early Islamic textiles
With most major museums across the world temporarily closed, our study and appreciation of antique carpets and textiles are forced to move online. Luckily, many institutions now have collection databases with high-resolution images and thorough catalogue entries. Here are three great resources for discovering new and old carpet and textile favourites.