Institute of Arab & Islamic Studies, University of Exeter, July 2009

By , July 17, 2009

Institute of Arab & Islamic Studies, University of Exeter, 9th July 2009

Merchants, Mercenaries and Missionaries: The Society and Culture of the Medieval Mediterranean, c. 500-1500.

The Art of the Carpet in the Mediterranean

  • Prof Walter B Denny (University of Massachusetts, Amherst): Classical Carpet Tradition in the East, the Middle, and the West::  A Tripartite View of Later 15th-century Developments
  • Michael Franses (independent scholar, London): More Light on Early Animal Carpets
  • Stefano Ionescu (independent scholar, Rome): Ottoman Rugs in the Protestant Churches of Transylvania
  • Dr John Mills (independent scholar, Ventnor, Isle of Wight): Less Common Turkish Rug Designs in 15-16th C Paintings