Istanbul Carpet Week

Kilims from Vakiflar Kilim Museum

This years Istanbul Carpet Week will take place Thursday 25 October to Sunday 28 October 2018. The event includes Istanbul Rug Show, Istanbul International Carpet Conference, The 12th National Carpet Design Contest and also a reception and exhibition of Anatolian kilims from Vakiflar Kilim Museum at the newly restored Istanbul Carpet Museum… read more

Vakiflar Carpet and Kilim Museums

Vakiflar Carpet Museum

Jeff and Fern Krauss has published some interesting photo-series and narratives from the recent International Conference on Oriental Carpets. Their original web presentation is entitled “ICOC Turkey“.The ICOC evening receptions and exhibitions at Vakiflar Carpet Museum, Vakiflar Kilim Museum and Topkapi Palace took place Saturday 21 April. Take a look … read more

Exhibitions – International Conference on Oriental Carpets

As a part of the ICOC, 19-22 April 2007, approximately 800 carpets, kilims and textiles will be displayed at exhibitions in Istanbul. Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art ( Ibrahim Pasa Palace) More than 100 carpets, including Anatolian carpets from the Seljuk period and Ottoman Palace rugs will be on … read more