Saturday 19 May 2018, 10.00AM to 4.30pm
The history of carpet production in the Islamic world will be the focus of this one-day course. Through the analysis of the most iconic carpets, you will become familiar with threads, materials, patterns and trends as well as with patrons and places of manufacture. The course will be completed with an analysis of carpets’ trade from the Islamic world to Europe, mainly Italy, and an excursus of carpets’ representation on the Renaissance paintings.
Roberta Marin BA MA