Rug Calendar 2007

Oriental rug & textile exhibitions, fairs and conferences in 2007 Exhibition Caucasian Blue, 9 March – 31 August 2007, Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, Canada Tent Bands of Central Asia, 30 March – 19 August 2007, The Textile Museum, Washington DC ICOC Istanbul 2007, 19-22 April 2007, Swisshotel Istanbul Josephine Powell … read more

Caucasian Blue – exhibition at the Nickle Arts Museum

The Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, Canada, has organized an exhibition on Caucasian rugs, that feature blue grounds. “The Caucasus is one of the most ethnically and linguistically complex geographic regions in the world”, says dr. Michele Hardy to Jozan Magazine. “Various groups of Shi’a and Sunni Muslims, Orthodox Christians, and … read more

Tent Bands of Central Asia

Exhibition at the Textile Museum, Washington DC March 30 – August 19, 2007. Source: Press release November 30, 2006 Tent Bands of Central Asia will be on view at The Textile Museum March 30 – August 19, 2007. The exhibition features the utilitarian and beautiful bands of trellis tents, which … read more

Ottoman carpets – exhibition in Berlin

Transylvanian rug

The exhibition “Ottoman Carpets from Saxon Parishes in Transylvania” at the Museum of Islamic Art in Berlin will go on until 7 January 2007. Along with carpets from Transylvanian Saxon churches the exhibition includes rugs from Brukenthal Museum in Sibiu (Hermannstadt), Romania. The exhibition includes 24 Anatolian carpets from the … read more