The Corcoran's homebase, the Flagg building, might see some changes, too—but not if the D.C. Preservation League can help it.
Posts Tagged ‘Clark Sickle-Leaf Carpet’
Last June, the Corcoran Gallery of Art sold a small collection of rugs at Sotheby's. One of them, a famed 17th century Persian rug known as the Clark Sickle-Leaf Carpet, after its distinctive patterning, outdid all predictions: The piece sold for $33.8 million, well over the $5 to $7 million estimate. In all, the lot [...]