Sartirana Textile Show & Exhibition of Central Asian Carpets and Textiles Press release from Alberto Boralevi, Florence, May 25th 2005 Dear Rug Friends, Do you remember Sartirana Castle in Italy? In 1991 Between Warp & Weft was organised there. It was the first just Textile Antique’s Fair ever held in Italy and it was then repeated three times. After fourteen years we have decided to try it again, looking for a renaissance of antique rugs and textiles culture and market. Sartirana Textile Show is a new Dealers Fair, originally imagined by Alfio Nicolosi, with Edoardo … Read more
Hali Fair 2005 – more images Traditional ZoneSwedish Kilim Orange Modernist Peacock Mid-20th century 152 x 196cm dealer: The Nemati Collection, New York Design Zone‘8 Border’ 250 x 250cm Tibetan highland wool. Jan Kath Design Just one of a wide range of contemporary design rugs from dealers (designer/makers) at the Fair. Tribal Zone Illuminated Manuscript A painting in ink and tempera on parchment, 18th century, Ethiopia. TANA Galerie Sachau (Euro 2,000)
The Hali Fair will take place 9 to 19 June 2005 in National Hall, Olympia, London. Some 100 leading dealers from twelve countries, will be exhibiting at the eighth annual HALI Fair. Participants will be coming from as far as Hong Kong, New Zealand, the USA and Turkey as well as eight European countries. Visitors will find textiles, carpets, rugs, embroideries, exotic costume, kilims, tapestries, and Islamic and tribal artefacts at the Fair, which is divided into three zones: Traditional, Tribal and Design. On Wednesday 15 June 18.45 Dr. Jon Thompson will hold a lecture … Read more
The HALI Fair 2004, Carpets, Textiles and Tribal Art will take place in Olympia National Hall Gallery, London from 3rd June to 13th June. The exhibitor list includes nearly 80 international dealers. The fair will take place at the same time like Summer Fine Art and Antiques Fair, the Antiquarian Book Fair and the International Map Fair at Olympia. Clarion Events is the organizer of the 2004 fair.
12 April 2004 The Second Persian Carpet Festival will be held in Kish Island from 22 to 27 April, 2004. Kish Trade Promotion Center is presenting the program in cooperation with relevant domestic and international organizations. The first such festival were in 2003 and brought together hundreds of participants including businessmen, producers, researchers and artists. The festival will open on Thursday 22 April 2004, featuring: dyeing workshop, nomadic tents, carpet weaving, musical performances and indigenous art from different regions of Iran. The Exhibition will be held at the Kish International exhibition Center, and will display … Read more
by Patrick Weiler April 4, 2004 ACOR 7 rolled up the rugs last weekend after a spectacular display of Turkmen rugs from the Michael Rothberg collection, a spacious and busy Dealers Row, a Northwest Collections exhibit and more. Dealer’s Row Here are some photos from Dealers Row, although it was more like a covered bazaar with a maze of dealers. This booth was Bruce Froemming’s display of embroideries. He also presented a seminar on them. On the left is Jerry Silverman and on the right is Danny Mehra. In between are two of the many … Read more