A 16th century masterpiece, considered as one of the two greatest Persian rugs in existence, can be viewed this summer at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Here’s an article about this magical textile and some incredible photos:

CLICK HERE LA Times Article on  Ardabil Rug

LA Times Article on  Ardabil Rug

At 800 knots per square inch, this rug has more than 35 million knots, all tied by hand, and over a period of several years by multiple weavers. Truly mesmerizing.

If you get a chance to visit, please do. They don’t bring this piece out very often to view.

I love rugs!