Alberto Boralevi, the organizer of Sartirana Textile Show exhibited a selection of very old fragments.
Dennis Dodds was exhibitor at this year’s Sartirana Textile show. He was exhibiting some very old Anatolian rugs, and among them an early 18th century Central Anatolian rug. A great Suzani was also a part of his exhibition.
Michael Craycraft, Galerie Arabesque, showed a selection of very interesting Balouch rugs. Among them a Taimani Balouch with excellent colours and an Arab Balouch.
John Goodall exhibited an early 19th century Sechour Kuba with great colours.
Among Carlo Kocman’s exhibited rugs were an Anatolian Dosemealti rug and a Star Kazak in good condition.
Tina Tabone’s speciality is Asian textiles. Among her textiles she exhibited an interesting Caligraphy shawl from Sumatra.
Among Panto Textile Art’s collection was a large selection of Uzbek Julkhyrs (sleeping rugs).
Igor Honkanen specialises in textiles and in Finnish Rya rugs and in a later article we will tell about his special Rya exhibition. Among the textiles in his stand was a 17th century embroidery from Naxos, Greece.