Fairs and conferences

The Fair at Sartirana Textile Show

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This years Sartirana Textile Show 2016 was held 18-22 September 2016 at ‘La Pila’, the seventeenth-century rice mill, in Sartirana. The show was well attended with more visitors than recent years. ‘We had more visitors than last years, about 10%, and although there were less dealers exhibiting, we had more business. So I think The Fair…

The Turkmen rugs exhibition at Sartirana Textile Show

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Sartirana Textile Show 2016 took place 18-22 September 2016 in Sartirana, Lomellina near Milan. The show included, besides the fair, a highly interesting side-exhibition of Turkmen rugs with top pieces from Italian Collections. Some of the best pieces are illustrated and described in the recently published book by Jürg Rageth ‘Turkmen Carpets. A New Perspective’.…

New York International Carpet Show and the Antique Pavillion

Art Deco Chinese Size 271 x 347 cm

This years New York International Carpet Show, NYICS, will run from Sunday 11 September through Tuesday 13 September 2016. Since 2004, the New York International Carpet Show has connected buyers with the top makers of modern hand-knotted carpets. As a new initiative NYICS 2016 also includes an Antique Pavillion with some twenty antique rug and…

Sartirana Textile Show 2016

Alberto Boralevi in front of an early triclinium Soumak

This years Sartirana Textile Show will take place 14-18 September 2016 in “La Pila”, the old rice mill located besides Sartirana Castle. The exhibition and show has been an annual event since 2005 and is one of the most important trade fairs of antique rugs and textiles. Sartirana Textile Show 2016 includes 15 exhibitors and among…

London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair 2016

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The opening of the annual London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair 2016 (LARTA), which is by invitation only, will take place Thursday 14 April from 6 pm – 10 pm. Opening days and hours for the public are Friday 15 April, 11am – 7pm, Saturday 16 April, 11am – 7pm, and Sunday 17 April, 11am – 5pm. LARTA Online will go live on…

The London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair 2016

16th century Kerman 'Vase' carpet fragment 37 x 25cm - James Cohen Antique Carpets -

Aaron Nejad, the organizer of The London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair, has released the dates for Larta 2016. The fair in 2016 will take place from Thursday 14 April to Sunday 17 April 2016. Their online event has been popular so Larta will be on view online as well as at the Showroom. Larta Online will…