|October 28, 2016 | 10:00am - 1:00pm|
|Appraisers Association of America|
|212 West 35th Street, 11th Floor|
|New York City|
Oriental rugs have long been a sector of the antiques and collecting market that is for many, misunderstood, and for some, ignored entirely.
How does one identify where a rug was woven? What are the characteristics that make a rug valuable? How important is it that a rug have a high knot count? What exactly is a ‘semi-antique’ rug?
While rugs have been woven for over 2000 years, how are Oriental rugs faring today as a collecting genre vis-a-vis other genres in the world of art and antiques? Topics covered will include the major rug weaving areas of the
We will discuss how to determine the age of an oriental rug and how to decipher the dates in an oriental rug. This program is
meant for both the beginning collector and the general appraiser. Oriental rugs are an artform meant to be appreciated.
3 CE credits
All cancellations must be made a week prior to the program to receive a refund.
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