A trip to Italy and Sartirana Textile Show

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Stefano Ionescu is organiser of a rug related trip to Italy 13-24 September 2011.

Stefano Ionescu, author, lecturer, McMullan Award winner and tour organiser.
Stefano Ionescu, author, lecturer, McMullan Award winner and tour organiser.

After arrival in Milano and transfer to Mortara near Sartirana Castle the travellers are invited to the special Sartirana fair preview 13 September.

The next day 14 september 2011 include a tour to Pavia and Vigevano and also the official opening of Sartirana Textile Show in the afternoon.

The hightlight of this day could be the presentation of a special exhibition “Saddle rugs from China and Related Areas, De Jong – De Roode Collection“.

After this visit in the region near Milano the attendees are going to see many Italian wonders. Cultural and archaeological sights, stunning nature and landscapes, sea views and much more in Palermo, Monreale, Cefalu, Naples, Pompei, Sorrento, Capri, Amalfi and Rome.

Mid 19th century Tibetan under saddle rug. From the Collection of Koos de Jong and Ingeborg de Roode.
Mid 19th century Tibetan under saddle rug. From the Collection of Koos de Jong and Ingeborg de Roode.

In Rome the attendees will visit the antique rug galleries of Roberto Danon, Andrea Coen and Carlo Kocman.

More information:  Trip to Italy ( transylvanianrugs.com)


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