Fairs and conferences

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

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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…

Sartirana Textile Show

Alberto Boralevi in front of an early triclinium Soumak

Sartirana Textile Show took place Thursday 17 September 2015 through Sunday 20 September where more than 20 International and Italian dealers showed their antique rugs and textiles. The fair was opened by the mayor of Sartirana, Ernesto Prevedoni Gorone. As usual the quality of the exhibited rugs was high and the atmosphere relaxed. Former articles about Sartirana…

Sartirana Textile Show 2015 begins next Thursday

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The annual Sartirana Textile Show will begin in a week Thursday 17 September 2015 and will run through Sunday 20 September. Opening hours are Thursday 17 September 6 pm – 10 pm, Friday 18 September 10 am – 8 pm, Saturday 19 September 10 am – 10 pm, and Sunday 20 September 10 am –…

International Conference on Oriental Carpets 13

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Washington, DC, in August, you say? Well, it all turned out very well. Planned and produced on a very short schedule, requiring Wendel Swan, who needed to be nearly omnipresent to put things together and bring it all off, the International Conference on Oriental Carpets was a real success. The hotel and dealers’ fair was in…