John Wetenhall Director of The Textile Museum

The Textile Museum has just announced that John Wetenhall has been appointed to be director of the Textile Museum and the George Washington University Museum. John Wetenhall will begin on 1 June and will lead the transition of the Textile Museum to the George Washington University campus… read more

Steinert meets the Danish rug collectors

Tim Steinert, Carpet Collector’s editor and organizer of BARE, had a special meeting with members of the Danish Rug Society on Tuesday 9 April 2013 at the society’s club room i Gentofte, Copenhagen. This event was arranged because the Danish Rug Society wanted more information about the magazine, it’s mission and also because of interest for the coming Berlin Antique Rugs & Textile Exhibition 31 May – 2 June 2013… read more

Dedicated to research on Anatolian rugs

Sonny Berntsson, a prominent member of Gothenburgs Oriental Rug Society (AKREP), has dedicated much of his time to research on Anatolian rugs and kilims and has become an expert in idenfication of Anatolian rugs… read more

Rug marketing

Rug business has been challenging worldwide and also for US importers and retailers. Many factors have been the cause such as the US Iranian rug embargo, weavers moving to higher paying jobs and a flood of tufted goods… read more