Ali Riza Tuna – Anatolian kilims

Detail - Central Anatolian Kilim

Ali Riza Tuna’s book “From Myth to Art: Anatolian Kilims” published in Geneva 2022 is a conclusion of his study and project ‘The Kilim as an Image’. It is an immersive book about the Anatolian flatweaves that opens new perspectives. Joining Hans Belting’s “Anthropology of Images” to Ernst Cassirer’s philosophy … read more

Chinese Silks

The Textile Society of America has just announced the winner of the Annual R.L. Shep Ethnic Textiles Book Award. The award is given to Feng Zhao, Chinese editor and Dieter Kuhn, English editor of ‘Chinese Silks’. This book has contributions from seven authors with foreword by James C.Y. Watt and contributions by Chen Juanjuan, Huang Nengfu, Dieter Kuhn, Li Wenying, Peng Hao, and Zhao Feng… read more

Saddle rugs from China and Beyond

Drs. Koos de Jong’s newly published book ‘Dragon & Horse – Saddle Rugs and Other Horse Tack from China and Beyond’ has got a lot of attention from collectors and scholars. The first presentations of his new English-Chinese edition took place in the spring 2013… read more