Lectures

Imperial Ming Carpets – Lecture at The Textile Museum

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Information from The Textile Museum, Washington DC. – 26 January 2006 An Introduction to Imperial Ming Carpets A Special Lecture at The Textile Museum Saturday, February 4 at 2:30 pm The knotted pile carpet has been part of Chinese culture for at least 2,000 years, yet probably fewer than 600 Imperial Ming carpets survive today…

Robert Pinner Lectures 11-12 June 2005

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To coincide with the fair 2005 the Hali Fair has announced a programme of lectures in memory of Robert Pinner. The lectures include: Saturday 11 June: 1.45 Opening by Daniel Shaffer, Executive Editor of Hali 2.00 James Reid: Magic Feathers. Textile Art from Ancient Peru 3.00 Stefano Ionescu: The Saxon Churches of Transylvania and their…

Introduction to the Oriental Carpet with Jon Thompson

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A week of study with Dr. Jon Thompson June 21-25, 2005  – The Nickle Arts Museum, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada This intensive week of study with Dr. Jon Thompson promises to introduce students to the large and complex field of Oriental carpets, says Dr. Michele Hardy, Curator of Decorative Arts, to Jozan Magazine. The…

Tibetan Rugs – A Tribal Tradition

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Thomas Cole will speak about Tibetan Rugs 29 July 7.00-8.30 pm. in American Club, Singapore. Thomas Cole, a frequent speaker at international events, will share his experience on the history and art of Central Asian weaving as it is manifested in the rugs and textiles of China, Tibet and East Turkestan ( Xinjiang). 20 July…