Side exhibitions at Sartirana Textile Show

David Sorgato: Raqm in the Sign of Embroidery

The annual Sartirana Textile Show 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 a…

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…

Rag Rug Exhibition at Gallery51 in Philadelphia, PA

Rag Rug Exhibition at Gallery51

Gallery51 runs a rug rag exhibition “Jane Doyle – Back to Front” from 5 June through 15 July 2015 at their gallery 51 N. 2nd Street, Philadelphia. “Jane began weaving rag rugs more than 27 years ago. Because she wanted a heavier more durable product than the conventional rag rug, she discovered a traditional though…

From Ashgabat to Istanbul

Textile Museum of Canada - Ashgabat to Istanbul - Oriental Rugs from Canadian Collections.

The exhibition ‘From Ashgabat to Istanbul’ at the Textile Museum of Canada is a great reason to visit Toronto before April 19, 2015. The 70+ works of rug art on display come from over several private collections and institutions from all over Canada.