San Francisco Tribal & Textile Arts Show

The San Francisco Tribal & Textile Arts Show will take place 10-14 february 2011 at Fort Mason, San Francisco. The opening preview, with an admission fee 150 $, will be 10 February 6pm-9pm. Show dates, with an admission fee 15 $, are 11-14 February 2011. More than 100 antique art dealers will exhibit and … read more

TM’s 2010 Symposium, Tying the Rainbow: Re-examining Central Asian Ikats

by Valerie Justin. Sunday October 17th Curator Sumru Krody led a tour of the Exhibition Colors of the Oasis: Central Asian Ikats as part of the Textile Museum’s 2010 Symposium in Washington, DC. The exhibit is a dazzling display of these vibrantly colored, intricately (resist) dyed robes and wearing garments … read more

Turkish kilims and why they are hot in Istanbul

by Sarah Haberkern. The visible trend in the Istanbul rug market moves towards kilims and there are lots of Turkish kilims in the trade this year. This phenomenon has several reasons. Firstly, because Turkish kilims have became popular among Japanese tourists. They are often first time buyers with a great … read more

SF Tribal – photos from the ongoing show

The San Francisco Tribal & Textile Arts Show takes place 12-14 February 2010 at the Festival Pavilion in Fort Mason Center. Our reporter from the show Michael Craycraft, Galerie ArabesQue, has shot this interesting photos from the ongoing show.