The Origin Of Piled Weaving

Elena Tsareva

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Metropolitan Museum of Art,
Bonnie Sacerdote Lecture Hall, Uris Center for Education

Dr. Elena Tsareva is Head of Textile Research at the Kunstkamera Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

She is a leading research specialist representing the Kunstkamera Museum at the Russian Academy of Sciences. She has been a world renown curator for over 30 years specializing in ethnographic textiles of Central Asia and Turkmen weaving. Participated in every International Conference on Oriental Carpets (ICOC) since 1975 and has been the compiling editor for HALI Magazine for over 20 years.