ICOC pre- and post conference tours

The next International Conference on Oriental Carpets, ICOC, will take place 6-9 June 2024 in Istanbul. Several tour organisers have arranged pre- and post conference tours in Turkey. ICOC tours ICOC’s pre-conference tour ‘ICOC Central Anatolia Tour’ will take place 1 June – 6 June and will explore Central Anatolia, … read more

Tuduc lecture by Stefano Ionescu

The Oriental Rug and Textile Society (ORTS), London, UK, has organized a virtual lecture ‘Tuduc forgeries in European, American and Middle Oriental collections’ by Stefano Ionescu 22 November 2023 at 06:00 PM London via Zoom. Tuduc’s forgeries have fooled museum curators, auction experts, famous collectors, great carpet scholars, and many … read more

Hali Colloquium overview

The Hali Colloquium in Italy: Florence, Milan, Turin and Genoa included besides a two-days colloquium and expert conference “Kerman Carpets of the Safavid Period (1501-1736)” 10-11 February 2023 in Genoa, a lot of events starting at 5 February in Florence. 5 February In Florence The first day included a visit … read more

Anatolian rugs from the Ottoman Empire at Mirco Cattai Gallery

Mirco Cattai, an esteemed Milano antique rug dealer, has organized an exhibition ‘Anatolian Rugs from the Ottoman Empire’ which will run through 11 February and the attendees of the the Hali Colloquium in Italy visited the exhibition 7 February 2023 for a private view. As a part of the event … read more