The Chehel  Sotun Carpet

The New England Rug Society (NERS) has announced a webinar ‘Piece by Piece It Disappeared: Reconstructing the Chehel Sotun Carpet’ with Maggie Squires 10 February 2024. The webinar is hosted by NERS and co-sponsored by The George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum. Maggie Squires’ webinar will focus on … read more

Virtual lecture on Swedish textiles from 1680-1850 by Gunnar Nilsson

Carriage cushion 1780

Gunnar Nilsson, a Swedish collector and independent scholar, will hold a virtual lecture on 17-19th centuries Swedish textiles Saturday 11 February at 1:00 pm (Eastern Time US and Canada). The program is hosted by New England Rug Society with co-hosts GW University/Textile Museum and Textile Museum Associates of Southern California. … read more

Antique Carpets from Western Asia at Denver Art Museum

Heriz or Tabriz

Denver Art Museums newly opened exhibition “Rugged Beauty: Antique Carpets from Western Asia” will run through 28 May 2023. The exhibition showcases more than 40 rugs and carpets from Turkey, Iran and Caucasus over six centuries. The rugs are from the Denver Art Museum’s permanent collection, as well as loans … read more