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Michael Franses to recieve Georg Hewitt Myers Award

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The Textile Museum announced yesterday that Michael Franses, renowned textile publisher and scholar, has been chosen as the 2010 recipient of the museum’s George Hewitt Myers Award. Franses will be honored with the Myers Award at an event held at the Residence of the Turkish Embassy on Thursday, October 14, 2010. “Perhaps no one else alive…

Silk Stocking Mats: Hooked Mats of the Grenfell Mission

Paula Laverty

by R. John Howe On March 6, 2010,  Paula Laverty gave a program at The Textile Museum, in Washington, D.C. on “Silk Stocking Mats: Hooked Mats of the Grenfell Mission.” Grenfell hooked rugs, as many of you will know, were  made in Newfoundland and Labrador in the early – mid 20th century, and are considered by hooked rug…

Andy Lloyd of Haliden

Mid 19th century Kurdish long rug

Andy Lloyd of Haliden Oriental Carpets will be exibiting at Kensington Antique Rug Mercantile Association 4-7 June 2010. He will be showing antique rugs and bags as well as some affordable coptic and Mamluk textiles and African Kuba clothes. Included will be a mid 19th century Kurdish long rug with fabulous green and a piled Kazak salt bag pre-1880.…

Hagop Manoyan

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Hagop Manoyan, an active and respected antique rug dealer from Manhattan, has just launched a monthly newsletter. “My letter will deal primarily with the ins-and-outs of the antique rug market. But I may also share with you stories from my travels, new rugs added to our collection, and information about upcoming trade shows and auctions” he…

Owen Parry

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Owen Parry will participate in Karma 4-7 June 2010 and this will be Owen’s first exhibition since ARTS San Francisco last year. Owen will also be exhibitor at Sartirana Textile Show in September and at the next ARTS Capri show in October. “I have worked in the wonderful world of antique rugs and textiles most of my life. First as a…

Karma exhibitor Hans Homm

Ushak Lotto, West Anatolia 17th Century 157 cm x 117 cm

Hans Homm, antique rug dealer since 1995 and specialist for Nagel Actions will exhibit at Kensington Antique Rug Mercantile Association (Karma) 4-7 June, 2010.  Among the pieces he will show at Karma are an 17th century Ushak “Lotto Rug” and a Mughal “Mille Fleur Rug” from the early 18th century. Dates and location: Karma 4-7 June 2010, 202 Kensington Church Street,…