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The Intrigue of Baluch Rugs by DeWitt Mallary

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The virtual lecture “The Intrigue of Baluch Rugs” by DeWitt Mallary 10 December 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM is co-sponsored by the New England Rug Society and Textile Museum Associates of Southern California. Rugs labelled “Baluch” includes pieces from a number of tribal weaving groups in northeast Iran and northwest Afghanistan. To sort them out is one of the intrigues of Baluch rugs… read more

Uyghur Feltmaking

The Textile Museum, Washington DC, has organized a virtual Rug and Textile Appreciation Morning where Christine Martens will speak about “Distinguishing Uyghur Feltmaking” 12 February 2022 at 11:00 a.m. EST. Feltmaking has existed for millennia in the cities and villages in Xinjiang. In this virtual talk Christine Martens examines the … read more

The Textile Museum celebrates John Howe

On Saturday, 13 July 2019, The Textile Museum will be hosting a special Rug and Textile Appreciation Morning and lunch reception to celebrate John Howe and his blog documenting nearly ten years’ museum’s most popular program… read more

ICOC 14th in Washington 7-10 June 2018

ICOC has announced that the 14th International Conference on Oriental Carpets (ICOC 14th) will be held in Washington DC from June 7 -10, 2018. The conference will be held in collaboration with the Textile Museum and the George Washington University Museum. Dealers Fair Events begin on Thursday 7 June with exhibition … read more