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The red color of Armenian carpets
The red color of Armenian carpets
December 02 , 2017 , 13:18
The red color of Armenian carpets was made from "vordan karmir" or "worm's red" dyestuff. The fact that "vordan karmir" dye was used in making of the oldest surviving carpet "Pazyryk" is a perfect example of this and has ... more
First Carpet Museum opened  in Armenia
First Carpet Museum opened in Armenia
November 27 , 2017 , 15:22
The first carpet museum will open in Yerevan after the completion of the final works in March 2014. Megerian Carpet Company took up the mission to popularize and present the Armenian carpets in a single museum among the local ... more
Armenian Orphan Rug, symbol of tragic past, is briefly on view
Armenian Orphan Rug, symbol of tragic past, is briefly on view
November 23 , 2017 , 19:38
Armenian OrphaBeauty born from gratitude and horror, the Armenian Orphan Rug went on long-awaited public display Tuesday at the White House Visitor Center.   The storied rug’s nearly weeklong display two blocks ... more
Members of Congress Welcome White House Display of Orphan Rug
Members of Congress Welcome White House Display of Orphan Rug
November 23 , 2017 , 19:34
Members of Congress joined with Armenian-American organizations on Nov. 18, in welcoming the display of the White House’s historic Armenian Orphan Rug and in urging the Obama Administration to reject the gag-rule that ... more
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