Review of the American Conference on Oriental Rugs 2006

Category: Fairs and conferences

DeWitt Mallary: Hands-on session Baluch and Other TreasuresThe American Conference on Oriental Rugs – ACOR 8 in April 2006 – included plenary-, focus- and hands-on-sessions, a dealer fair and twelve exhibitions.



Plenary session: Mystery RugPlenary sessions:
Daniel Walker: The Textile Museum  in the 21st Century

Wendell Swan: Mystery Rug


Richard Blumenthal. Focus session Tribal Rugs of South PersiaFocus and hands-on sessions:
Ann Nicholas, Richard Blumenthal: Tribal Bags of South Persia – article at
Risman, Poullada, Munkacsi: Unraveling the Mystery of Ersar/Beshir Weavings / James Burns: Horse Covers of Persia
Donna Endres: Cicim and Zili Weft-Patterned Weavings of Anatolia – article at


Tekke chuval from the exhibition Rare and Unusual Turkmen Pile WeavingsExhibitions:
ACOR Exhibition overview – article at
Rare and Unusual Turkmen Pile Weavings
Unusual and Overlooked Antique Textiles from Central Asia – article at
Tribal Bags of South Persian – article at

Dealers Row - Collins GalleryDealers Row:
The Dealers Reception

Dealers Row – article at


R. John Howe, Turkotek's reporter on ACOR 8More

Discussion about ACOR
Mini-salon 13 ACOR 8

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