Treasures from Jack Lenor Larsen
The exhibition will showcase exceptional tribal rugs, ethnographic textiles, decorative arts, pottery, modern crafts, basketry & books chosen by Mr. Larsen himself. There will be 50+ items available ranging from $400 to $13,000 in price. Some of these valuable items include a Quilted Silk Hanging fabricated by Larsen for the Sears Tower, a Quilted Silk Robe from Uzbekistan and line with Russian printed cotton purchased in Afghanistan in the 1970s among many other timeless pieces.
Jack Lenor Larsen is a world-renowned innovator in fabric design and its technologies whose colors, materials and weaves established the standards for superlative modern textiles and have become synonymous with modern 20th century design at its pinnacle of style and sophistication. More than a
weaver, Mr. Larsen is a scholar, world traveler, and an authority on traditional and contemporary crafts. Mr. Larsen is most recently known for LongHouse Reserve, the extraordinary gallery, garden and sculpture park he founded in East Hampton.