American Conference on Oriental Rugs

The American Conference on Oriental Rugs 2004 (ACOR 7) will be held in Seattle, Washington USA March 25-28. The conferences has been popular among enthusiasts because it focuses on the interests of collectors. The lectures covers a wide range of topics and sessions will touch world’s major weaving tradition: Afshar … read more

The Evolution of the Chuval Gull

by Jim Allen Anybody using an inductive approach to Turkoman studies must constantly search for the next truly revealing or benchmark Turkmen weaving to make hypothesizes about. These kinds of pieces are by definition ‘historically important’. The handful of historically significant Turkmen weavings still unidentified among the Diaspora of Turkmen … read more

Discover Transylvania and the Antique Ottoman Carpets

Alberto Boralevi and Stefan Ionescu have organized a Study Tour in the period April 24th to May 2nd 2004. “The experience done with the first journey in 2002 and further field research has let us to organize something very special. Transylvania has been for centuries a borderland of the Ottoman … read more