Discoveries Part III: Day 1, Carpets of Turkey, Iran, and India

Learn more about the New Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia:
http://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2011/new-galleries-for-the-art-of-the-arab-lands-turkey-iran-central-asia-and-later-south-asia

Discoveries
New Research on the Collections of the Department of Islamic Art at the Metropolitan Museum

This two-day symposium celebrates the reopening of the Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia. Internationally renowned scholars and curators present recent scholarship in themed sessions.

Part III: Carpets of Turkey, Iran, and India

New Light on the Metropolitan Museum’s Carpet Collection
Walter B. Denny, University of Massachusetts Amherst

North India or Deccan? Reconsideration of the Provenance of Several Carpets at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Yumiko Kamada, Waseda Institute for Advanced Study

The Carpets of Amber Fort
Daniel Walker, The Art Institute of Chicago

Safavid Carpets from The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection: Conservation and Display Florica Zaharia, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

This symposium is made possible by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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