The Textile Museum celebrates John Howe

On Saturday, 13 July 2019, The Textile Museum will be hosting a special Rug and Textile Appreciation Morning and lunch reception to celebrate John Howe and his blog documenting nearly ten years’ museum’s most popular program… read more

Michael Craycraft

Bertram Frauenknecht, Michael Craycraft and Ulrike Montigel at Sartirana textile Show 2011

Michael Craycraft died 10 May 2015 after a long struggle against leukaemia and he will be deeply missed by his many friends and colleagues in the tribal rug world. Michael was my friend and he contributed to Jozan Magazine with a lot of interesting photos, reviews and articles from antique rug fairs, exhibitions and conferences. He was a foremost expert … read more

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