Rug & Textile Appreciation Mornings

Archive photo: Why Warp-faced Covers are Collectible by Raoul “Mike” Tschebull. Rug and Textile Appreciation Morning 14 November 2009

TM’s Rug & Textile Appreciation Mornings are generally held two Saturdays each month at 10:30 AM. They are generally held in Myers Room at The Textile Museum, 2320 S Street, NW Washington, DC. The Rug & Textile Appreciation Mornings give visitors an opportunity to expand their knowledge of rugs and … read more

Safavid Carpets: An Analysis of Themes, Styles and Patterns

Dr. Jon Thompson will held a lecture “Safavid Carpets: An Analysis of Themes, Styles and Patterns” Sunday 6 December 2009 from 2:00 to 4:00 at RugIdea 1655 South La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90035. Program is free and sponsored by Khosrow Sobhe.

“Lotto” Designs as Symbols of the Islamic and Chinese Worldviews

Rippon Boswell, Wiesbaden, has just announced a presentation by Dr. Georg Butterweck from Vienna, to be held at their premises on Friday, 4 December 2009, at 6 p.m. On the Rippon Boswell auction on 5 December 2009 the von Bode “Lotto” carpet, lot 173, will be offered for sale. Georg … read more

Afshar rugs & textiles

Virtual versions of the Textile Museum’s “Rug & Textile Appreciation Morning Programs”. Afshar Rugs and Textiles, Part 1 By R. John Howe 9 September 2009 – R. John Howe: Textiles and Text Dear folks -On May 9, 2009, Austin Doyle and Michael Seidman gave a Rug and Textile Appreciation Morning … read more