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Discoveries Symposium Part 3

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

This two-day symposium celebrates the opening of the New 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.

Recorded April 13–14, 2012

Part Three of Six

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.

Collections, Islamic Art (67)

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Building the Moroccan Court
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Conserving the Emperor's Carpet
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The Arts of the Book
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Revealing the Original
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Conserving the Damascus Room
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Discoveries Symposium Part 6
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Discoveries Symposium Part 5
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Discoveries Symposium Part 2
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Discoveries Symposium Part 1
(02:22:06) 304 views

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Discoveries Symposium Part 4
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Games of the Ancient World
(02:15:29) 277 views