ICOC Andalusia November 3-13, 2005

Hispano-Moresque Carpet, Rueda (wheel) design, Alcaraz, Spain, 15th century. Photo courtesy of David R.E. Hunt, and Turkotek.com

An ICOC Educational Experience: The Architecture, Carpets and Textiles of Moorish Spain and Portugal By Dennis R. Dodds, Secretary-general  International Conference on Oriental Carpets (ICOC) March 17, 2005. History, culture, architecture and art of Andalusian Spain are inextricably linked to an Islamic design heritage that began there some 1,300 years … read more

ICOC Down Under 2004


The Oriental Rug Society of New South Wales and the Powerhouse Museum present “ICOC Down Under” as a regional conference in Sydney, Australia, September 16-19, 2004. The conference will focus on the rugs, textiles and trappings of Central and Western Asia. Among speakers are both Australian and international experts. The … read more

ICOC 2003 Impression

Photos and article by Mike Tschebull As I saw it, the Kaitag exhibition at the Omni Hotel was the best of the lot. The pieces themselves were hung in a harmonious way in a coherent space, they were very compelling textiles to view, they were small enough so that lighting … read more

ICOC 10th Washington DC 17-21 April 2003

ICOC 10th Washington DC

The 10th International Conference on Oriental Carpets  will be held in Washington, DC from 17 – 21 April 2003. The conference will include an academic program, exhibitions, a carpet fair in 71 booths and both pre- and post conference tours. ICOC Chairman Murray L. Eiland, Jr., will conduct the Academic … read more