Arkas Carpet Collection in Bornova

Arkas Art Bornova hosts the Arkas Carpet Collection at the historical Mattheys Mansion in Bornova circa 10 km northeast of Izmir. The Arkas Carpet Collection of 15th-19th centuries Anatolian rugs and carpets is probably the most impressive collection and exhibition of Anatolian rugs that exist today. Most of the carpets … read more

Kilim exhibition at Tophane-i Amire

As a part of the International Conference on Oriental Carpets (ICOC) 2024 in Istanbul a collection of kilims and flatweaves belonging to private collectors were showcased from 7 June 2024 at the 15th century Tophane-i Amire. The exhibition will run through 28 July 2024. Examples of kilims on display All … read more

Hidden Gems from the Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum

As a part of the International Conference of Oriental Carpets 2024 in Istanbul a special opening reception and exhibition of unseen gems from the Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum was held at the museum 8 June 2024. The exhibition is entitled ‘ASKLA – Turkish Carpets – The Art Knotted with … read more

Early Swedish Folk Weavings

The American Swedish Historical Museum in Philadelphia hosts an exhibition ‘Swedish Folk Weavings for Marriage, Carriage, and Home 1750-1840’ through 22 September 2024… read more