Exhibitions

Ikat Textiles of the Indonesian Archipelago

Ikat Textiles of the Indonesian Archipelago by Peter ten Hoopen

Hong Kong University Museum and Art Gallery holds an ongoing exhibition of Indonesian ikat textiles from the Peter ten Hoopen collection. The exhibition is titled ‘Fibres of Life’. The exhibition opened 15 September 2017 and will run through 26 November 2017 The occasion is celebrated by the publication of Ikat Textiles of the Indonesian Archipelago, a…

Mazandaran kilims at The Royal Museum of Fine Art

Mazandaran kilims exhibited at MAS

The Royal Museum of Fine Art’s exhibition ‘Encounters‘ opened in May in Antwerp and will run through 20 August 2017. The vision of the exhibition ‘Encounters’ is to show that art needs no explanation to impact or change us. Art does something to people; it makes a lasting impression and gives new insights. ‘The kilims’s from…

Side exhibitions at Sartirana Textile Show

David Sorgato: Raqm in the Sign of Embroidery

The annual Sartirana Textile Show (STS) will take place 14 – 17 September 2017. The show includes the traditional dealer fair and also two interesting side exhibitions. David Sorgato will exhibit 15th-19th century embroidery from the Orient and Europe. His show ‘Raqm in the Sign of Embroidery’ is the result of a twenty-five-years long research and…

Antique Carpets Through the Eyes of W. Parsons Todd

Star Ushak late 16th  to  17th centory Turkey. Photo credit Stan_Freeny

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum presents an exhibition ‘Antique Carpets Through the Eyes of W. Parsons Todd’, which features seventeen rarely seen antique carpets. The exhibition, in the Schoolroom Gallery of the Museum, will be on view from 15 November 2015 through 10 April 10 2016. ‘The rug exhibition may be of interest to Jozan’s readers and are from…

Special prayer rugs exhibition at Sartirana

Karabagh prayer rug dated 1817

Sartirana Textile Show 2015, which ended Sunday 20 September 2015, included an interesting special exhibition of prayer rugs. These prayer rugs were selected from collections belonging to Moshe Tabibnia, Farzin Mollaian and Alberto Boralevi. Recent and former articles about Sartirana Textile Show 2015: Sartirana Textile Show, Sartirana Textile Show 2015 begins next Thursday, Exhibitors at Sartirana Textile Show…