The Textile Museum Fall Symposium 12-14 October

Walter B. Denny is the recipient of the 2012 George Hewitt Myers Award and will speak at The Textile Museum Fall Symposium

The 40th annual Textile Museum Fall Symposium will take place 12-14 October 2012 in Washington DC. This years symposium is entitled “Ottoman By Design: Branding An Empire” and will explore the museums fall exhibition “The Sultan’s Garden: The Blossoming of Ottoman Art”.

Antique Rugs of Kurdistan

Kurdisk rugs. Photo courtesy of Khosrow Sobhe.

The Textile Museum Associates of Southern California (TMA/SC) is a frequent organizer of interesting rug and textile lectures held by reputable scholars. Recently, on 3rd March 2012 James D. Burns held an lecture “Antique Rugs of Kurdistan” for the group in Los Angeles.