Skinner Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets online

Lot 9 Konya prayer rug

Skinners next online carpet sale ‘Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets online’ will take place 13 October through Friday 21 October 2016 at 3 pm. The previews are open for the public Thursday 20 October 12 pm – 7 pm and Friday 21 October 10 am – 3 pm. Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets online features…

Antique Chinese silk fragments and more

Rupert Smith in his stand at STS 2011 (Jozan archive photo)

Rupert Smith Textiles, supplier to the Hong Kong trade since 1987, will present a one night sale 4 October 2016, 6pm-9pm, to coincide with Fine Art Asia 2-5 October 2016. Ruperts selection will include antique Chinese silk fragments, banners and costumes, Tibetan sitting, saddle and cushion carpets. Location and more information: Platform Gallery (above Open Door…

London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair 2017

Greek textile, Galerie ArabesQue

The next London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair (LARTA) will take place 24-29 January 2017 at a new location, the Battersea Evolution Marquee, within the Winter Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair, at Battersea Park, London. LARTA was launched as an annual Fair in 2011 to provide the UK with its only high-end specialist event to…

The Fair at Sartirana Textile Show

Serkan Sari

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…