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John Lambert Sommer, M.D.

John Lambert Sommer

John L. Sommer died of a stroke on September 1, 2020 (age 93) at home in Palo Alto, California. Born on a farm in Illinois to a Mennonite family, he received his undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of Chicago. His wife Donna, whom many in the rug and … read more

Kyrgyz Reed Screens at the Nickle Arts Museum

The Nickle Arts Museum presents the exhibition “Reeds & Wool Patterned Screens of Central Asia” from the Sommer-Krieger Collection 2 October, 2009 – 6 February, 2010. Located in the heart of Central Asia, the people and culture of Kyrgyzstan were little known until the dissolution of the Soviet Republic in … read more

ICOC Kyrgyzstan September 2002

The first International conference on Kyrgyz carpets and textiles will be in September 2002 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.The speakers will present research papers on the Kyrgyz people and their weaving culture throughout history. See the full speaker list. On the day of arrival August 31. visitors can attend the opening of a … read more

ICOC KYRGYZSTAN – speaker list

Bibira Akmoldoeva (Kyrgyzstan) Horses in the Kyrgyz Culture and Tradition Prof. Peter Alford Andrews (Germany) Kyrgyz Tent and its Textile Furnishings Mügül Andrews (Germany) Kyrgyz Emroidery in Context Dr. Mikhail Baskhanov & Michael Nelson Carpets and Spies “Grate Game” in East Turkistan Ludmila G. Beresneva (Russia) Kyrgyz Carpets in the … read more