News on Sartirana Textile Show 2008

Category: Exhibitions

Archive photo Sartirana 2007. Baluch exhibited by David Sorgato.

“The 4th SARTIRANA TEXTILE SHOW will open  regularly on Wednesday September 17th, 2008 at 3:00 PM, but we have a  preview with a light dinner on Tuesday 16th at 6:00 PM and all Jozan  readers are invited”, says Alberto Boralevi to Jozan Magazine.

The show this year includes more than 45 dealers exhibiting in the  Textile section, plus many other general antique dealers in the castle.

There will be two special exhibitions together with the fair: one is entitled TEXTILES FROM  NORTHERN AFRICA by Nader of Milan and  Luca Sguaitzer of Mantua; the other one  is devoted to TURKMEN ENSIS from the Collection of Jonathan Broido.

Most of the exhibitors are the same as in previous year but there are new entries and many countries represented: Austria (5),  Germany (5), France (2), England (1), Greece (1), Belgium (1), Italy  (22), Switzerland (2), Turkey (2), Iran (2), Israel (1), Brasil (1).

The short popular lecture program entitled TEA-TIME-TEXTILE- TALKS, will be repeated every day at 5:00 PM.

At present the scheduled lectures are:

17 September at 5:00 PM Alfred Niklebil: “Ufological”  Rugs

18 September at 5:00 Jacqueline De  Bolle: Washing an Antique Rug

19  September at 5:00 Jonathan Broido: Ensi, Turkmen Door Rugs, followed by a short talk by Richard  Isaacson on the same subject.

20 September at 5:00 Chiara Battini: North African Textiles,  Kilims and Rugs

Location: Sartirana Castle, Sartirana, Lomellina, Italy

Dates: 17-21 September 2008

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