The London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair will open its ninth edition from 22-27 January 2019.  The UK’s only fair dedicated to fine antique carpets, rugs and textiles, LARTA brings together 17 specialist dealers from across Britain and Europe.  Offering a world of colour, texture and history, LARTA is an unbeatable source of traditional oriental and Persian carpets, vibrant tribal rugs, rugged kelims, delicately-coloured dhurries, the finest textiles from Europe and the Silk Road such as suzanis and embroidered silks, antique costume, and a host of associated works of art.  Modernist twentieth century textiles can also be found, alongside a selection of bespoke contemporary designer carpets.  Anyone thinking of buying a period rug or carpet would do well to start here for the widest possible choice.