Using handwoven carpets and textiles for hands-on demonstration, Atelier Lapchi along with an expert in contemporary weaving will give an informative talk on the different weaving techniques used in carpet production, as well as on the quality and sustainability of the materials used, dyes and dying techniques and how these practices vary from country to country. Examples of rugs from the different weaving regions will be displayed for comparison. A reception will immediately follow the presentation.
Admission is free.
Atelier Lapchi is Portland's design studio and showroom for Lapchi handwoven custom carpets in silk and wool, along with hand-made carpets from such leading producers as Woven Legends, Amadi, Ariana and Texere.