Impressions from Konya – rugs and museums

Mevlana Museum in Konya is probably the most famous attraction for tourists visiting or passing through the city. Rug collectors should also pay attention the Ethnographic Museum which includes a very large collection of antique and ancient Anatolian carpets. Among the carpets are carpet fragments from the 13th century Seljuk … read more

Antalya Archaeological Museum – Dosemealti rugs on display

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Antalya Archaeological Museum in Turkey includes an ethnographic section with Dosemealti rugs from the Antalya area and carpets from other parts of Turkey. The museum also includes an equipped Yoruk tent. Original Dosemealti rugs are made by nomadic or semi-nomadic Yoruk tribes. Most of the displayed Dosemealti rugs in the museum … read more

Exhibition of Asian Shin Textiles at The Textile Museum

Source: Press release from the Textile Museum Washington DC USA August 2006 A landmark exhibition of textiles of the Chin peoples of western Myanmar (Burma), northeastern India and eastern Bangladesh will be on view at The Textile Museum, Washington DC,  from October 13, 2006 – February 25, 2007. Mantles of … read more

Persian Carpet Fragments

16th- and 17th-Century Persian Carpet Fragments to be Exhibited at The Textile Museum September 1, 2006 – January 7, 2007 Pieces of a Puzzle: Classical Persian Carpet Fragments, an exhibition featuring 16th- and 17th-century Persian carpet fragments made in the Iranian province of Khorasan, will be on view at The Textile … read more