Rare and Recently Conserved Mughal Carpets on View at The Frick Collection

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Gardens of Eternal Spring: Two Newly Conserved Mughal Carpets, May 10 through August 14, 2005

This spring and summer, visitors to The Frick Collection will have an opportunity to see two of the finest surviving examples of the carpet weaver’s art. These recently conserved Mughal carpets, one of which has never before been shown by the museum, are extremely rare and important fragments of larger works, and their exhibition has been keenly anticipated by enthusiasts and scholars in the field. Their treatment was undertaken by pre-eminent textile conservator Nobuko Kajitani, who has painstakingly returned the rugs to their original splendor over a period of four years.

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Thursday, March 24, 2005