5th International Symposium on Azerbaijani Carpets 17-20 October 2017


The 5th International Symposium on Azerbaijani Carpets (ISAC 2017) will take place 17-20 October 2017 in Baku, Azerbaijan. The Symposium is an international academic lecture programme organized in partnership with the International Conference on Oriental Carpets (ICOC). The organizers, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Azerbaijan National Academy of…

Oriental Carpets, Textiles and Tapestries at Dorotheum

Lot 69, a 19th century Gerus Bijar 392 x 292 cm

Dorotheum will hold their next special carpet auction ‘Oriental Carpets, Textiles and Tapestries’ Monday 3 April 2017 at 16.000 at Palais Dorotheum in Vienna. This carpet auction includes 173 lots. The rugs and carpets on sale include a broad selection of antique Persian, Caucasian, Turkmen, Anatolian and Chinese rugs. Their preview exhibition at Palais Dorotheum…

Turkic patterns


The Baku Turkish Cultural Center of the Yunus Emre Institute, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Azerbaijan Carpet Museum will hold the Second International Symposium of Common Languages of the Turkic World – Patterns from 22-24 May 2017 in Baku. The theme of the symposium is the art of the…

Vok Collection Selection 3 at Rippon Boswell

Lot 270, a Large Medallion Suzani. Central Asia, South West Uzbekistan, Emirate of Bo. Dimensions 283 x 177 cm. Age Pre 1800. Estimate 60.000 - 70.000 EUR

Rippon Boswells next auction “Vok Collection Selection 3″ will take place Saturday 25 March 2017 at 15.00. This is the last part of the sales of Dr Ignazio Voks collection of flatweaves and textiles from Uzbekistan, Anatolia, Persia and the Caucasus. The first and second sales took place in April 2015 and March 2016. Selection 3 includes 94 lots…

The 13th Sartirana Textile Show 14-17 September 2017

Archive photo: Last years Sartirana Textile Show 2016 included an highly interesting side exhibition of Turkmen rugs

The 13th Sartirana Textile Show will take place Thursday 14 – Sunday 17 September 2017 in Sartirana Lomellina at “La Pila”, a 17th century rice mill located besides Sartirana Castle. Sartirana Textile Show has been held every year since 2005 and has become one of the most important fairs for antique rugs and textiles. In addition…

Bruun Rasmussen International auction including carpets

A Kashan figural rug, Persia. Nader Shah at the throne surrounded by servants, people to amuse and entertain him, main border with cartouches with portraits. C. 1960. 213 x 135 cm. Est. 1150-1300.- Euro

Bruun Rasmussen will hold their next International Auction with carpets 1 March 2017 in Bredgade 33, Copenhagen. The auction preview is open for the public 23-27 February 2017. This auction includes decorative rugs and carpets, antique rugs and silk rugs. Location and more information: Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers, Bredgade 33, 1260 Kbh K. Denmark