Occidental Carpet Palace and Gardens

One of the special attractions during ARTS in San Francisco 2009  was a visit 21 October to the renowned Bay Area collector Jim Dixon’s house in Occidental, 80 miles from San Francisco. This event was sponsored by San Francisco Bay Area Rug Society. Photos by Rob van Wieringen, Rob van … read more

Persian carpets at Rosenborg Castle, Copenhagen

Once a year, one week in October, The Royal Danish Collections shows the public the Coronation and Chenille Carpets at the Rosenborg Castle. On 15 October 2009 the Danish Rug Society visited the temporary exhibition (10-18 October 2009) on a guided tour. Photos by Jan Andersen, the Danish Rug Society: … read more

Ottoman Turkish Carpets – Exhibition in the Museum of Applied Arts

This interesting exhibition will run until 31 December 2008 in the Museum of Applied Arts. The exhibition is in memoriam of the Hungarian carpet researcher Ferenc Batari (1934-2005). The exhibition includes Anatolian Lotto and Holbein carpets from the 16-17th centuries, Transylvanian carpets ( Usak), Ladik and Ghiordes prayer rugs, and … read more