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

Lectures International Conference on Oriental Carpets

Alberto Boralevi, Chair of ICOC Academic Committee, has just released the lecture program for the coming International Conference on Oriental Carpets in Washington DC 6-9 August 2015. “As far as the lecture program is concerned the Academic Committee decided that this Conference will have a different format from the previous … read more

Istanbul exhibitions and dealers

Letter from Bertram Frauenknecht 18 March 2007 Dear friends ICOC in Istanbul is approaching and I am sure that many of you will come. As I have a nice apartment in Sultanahmet I will also use it to mount a small exhibition. Those of you who know me well, know what … read more

ICOC Istanbul announcement

ICOC Announcement by Dennis Dodds: You can save $75 now on your ICOC Istanbul conference registration…! It’s not just collectors and aficionados of antique rugs who will attend the 11th ICOC in Istanbul, most modern carpet dealers secretly have an interest — and even a passion! — for great antique … read more