Jozan Magazine rug news

Preview Bruun Rasmussen Auction 8 September 2006

Bruun Rasmussens’ International auction 8 September in Bredgade, Copenhagen includes ca. 150 Oriental rugs and carpets. Take a look at a few rugs seen at the preview: Detail – Tehran carpet lot no. 818 Detail – Heriz carpet lot no. 872 Detail – Antique Shirvan rug lot no. 874 Detail … read more

Exhibition of Asian Shin Textiles at The Textile Museum

Source: Press release from the Textile Museum Washington DC USA August 2006 A landmark exhibition of textiles of the Chin peoples of western Myanmar (Burma), northeastern India and eastern Bangladesh will be on view at The Textile Museum, Washington DC,  from October 13, 2006 – February 25, 2007. Mantles of … read more

Animal Trappings of Tibet by Thomas Cole

The mere mention of ‘nomadic’ weaving in Tibet used to raise the ire of many a Tibetophile in past years. Still there is a sub-conscious (if not, at times, overt) refusal to embrace a nomadic origin for some Tibetan weavings. The very fact that the so-called “warp faced back” weaving … read more