NYICS exhibitor Robin Gray

Robin Gray, principal of Robin Gray Design, will be one of the exhibitors at New York International Carpet Show 12-14 September 2010. She has just announced that her contemporary handmade carpets are now viewed in a new showroom in 1512 Pacheco Street, Santa Fe, New Mexico. As an introduction to … read more

Michael Franses to recieve Georg Hewitt Myers Award

The Textile Museum announced yesterday that Michael Franses, renowned textile publisher and scholar, has been chosen as the 2010 recipient of the museum’s George Hewitt Myers Award. Franses will be honored with the Myers Award at an event held at the Residence of the Turkish Embassy on Thursday, October 14, 2010. … read more

Silk Stocking Mats: Hooked Mats of the Grenfell Mission

by R. John Howe On March 6, 2010,  Paula Laverty gave a program at The Textile Museum, in Washington, D.C. on “Silk Stocking Mats: Hooked Mats of the Grenfell Mission.” Grenfell hooked rugs, as many of you will know, were  made in Newfoundland and Labrador in the early – mid 20th century, and … read more

Andy Lloyd of Haliden

Andy Lloyd of Haliden Oriental Carpets will be exibiting at Kensington Antique Rug Mercantile Association 4-7 June 2010. He will be showing antique rugs and bags as well as some affordable coptic and Mamluk textiles and African Kuba clothes. Included will be a mid 19th century Kurdish long rug with fabulous green and a … read more