South Persian Rugs & Trappings with Val Arbab

The renowned oriental rug specialist and certified appraiser Val Arbab will present highlights from her collection of South Persian rugs and trappings for TMA/SC members and guests Saturday 10 November 2012 at 9:45 am in St. Bede’s Episcopal Church, Los Angeles… read more

“Rug forgeries” in Berlin

Volkmann-Treffen 26-28 October 2012 in Berlin includes several lectures about fake rugs and forgeries. One of these lectures “Tuduc, the most famous rug forger of the 20th century” Saturday 27 October at 10.30 will be held by Stefano Ionescu… read more

Thoughts about Turkmen Weavings by Dr. Jon Thompson

Dr. Jon Thompson will hold a lecture ‘Turkmen Weavings: Some Thoughts on their Vocabulary of Ornament’ 27 October 2012 at 10.00 am for the Textile Museum Associates of Southern California. This lecture will take place at Rug Ideas Oriental Rug Gallery in Los Angeles… read more

Lectures by Zvezdana Dode and Jon Thompson

Zvezdana Dode will hold a lecture “The Role of Color in Costumes of Northern Caucasus Peoples”, Saturday 29 September in San Francisco and another lecture “Silk fabrics of the Golden Horde” Thursday 4 October in Los Angeles. .. read more