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

Hagop Manoyan

Hagop Manoyan, an active and respected antique rug dealer from Manhattan, has just launched a monthly newsletter. “My letter will deal primarily with the ins-and-outs of the antique rug market. But I may also share with you stories from my travels, new rugs added to our collection, and information about upcoming … read more

Owen Parry

Owen Parry will participate in Karma 4-7 June 2010 and this will be Owen’s first exhibition since ARTS San Francisco last year. Owen will also be exhibitor at Sartirana Textile Show in September and at the next ARTS Capri show in October. “I have worked in the wonderful world of antique rugs and textiles most of … read more