20th Century Carpets

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These pictures are from a sale of 20th Century Carpets held by Wright auction house in New York last week. The sale was curated by Nader Bolour and featured a beautiful collection of rugs by modern weavers such as Märta Måås-Fjetterström, Barbro Nilsson, Marianne Richter and Ivan de Silva Bruhns, as well as boldly patterned Moroccan carpets and other rugs from around the world. The exhibition catalogue is a treat and I couldn’t resist posting a few pictures on here.
Wright host excellent art & design auctions throughout the year and they have their annual Mass Modern sale coming up on July 12th. With work from Charles and Ray Eames, George Nakashima, Josef Frank and plenty of other lesser known designers, this is definitely another one to check out if you’re interested in 20th century design and objects.