Carpets from the Ottoman Empire acquired by Ballard

The Textile Museum Associates of Southern California has arranged a Zoom webinar “How We Look at Turkish Carpets: James F. Ballard and a New Way of Collecting” by Professor Walter B. Denny 27 January 2024. The webinar are for those who did not heard Walter B. Denny’s talk at TMA/SC’s … read more

‘Exciting carpet finds in Italy’ by Alberto Boralevi

Alberto Boralevi will hold a talk ‘Exciting Carpet Finds In Italy: 40 Years Of Hunting For Unpublished Masterpieces’ 9 March 2024 virtually on Zoom. This event is organized by The New England Rug Society. In his talk Alberto Boralevi will tell about more than a dozen exciting carpets he has … read more

The Chehel  Sotun Carpet

The New England Rug Society (NERS) has announced a webinar ‘Piece by Piece It Disappeared: Reconstructing the Chehel Sotun Carpet’ with Maggie Squires 10 February 2024. The webinar is hosted by NERS and co-sponsored by The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum. Maggie Squires’ webinar will focus on … read more

Panel discussion on ‘The Kaffel Collection’

Grogan & Company has arranged a panel discussion with rug experts Mary Jo Otsea, Elisabeth Parker, and Michael B. Grogan 11 January 2024 at noon. The panel will discuss highlights in the ‘Kaffel Collection’ and will share personal stories from their careers. The arrangement will take place at Grogan and … read more