V&A World’s Finest Carpets

  • Tour Length: 1 hour
  • Maximum number of people: 10

Many of the world’s most famous carpets can be found in the V&A’s incredible collection. Our new tour looks at Indian, Persian and Ottoman carpets, studying the production and comparing the designs of these beautiful examples. We explain how techniques travelled from the Middle East via Moorish Spain to Europe, and we also reveal why the Ardabil is the most famous carpet in the world.