The Turkmen – A Carpet Collection from Schleswig-Holstein

Yomud tent band

Dorotheum will hold an auction 9 April 2019 with nearly 140 Turkmen carpets, bag faces and tent bands from a private carpet collection in Schleswig-Holstein. The collection is build over several decades and includes rare and high-quality pieces from various tribes such as the Yomud, Tekke, Saryk, Salor and Ersari. … read more

Antique rug shows and auctions in Europe in September

17th century Caucasian Animal Rug

This September will be a great time for rug collectors to visit Europe. Start visiting Stuttgart and Nagel’s auction ‘Rugs & Carpets, Ethnographic Art’ 9 September 2014. Then head for Milan and attend the 10th edition of Sartirana Textile Show 10-14 September in Sartirana Lomellina near Milan. After that head for Vienna where Dorotheum and Austria Auction Company, will hold their carpets auctions… read more

Antique rugs from UK dealers on display in Vienna

On the 15th of September, to coincide with the ICOC there, three esteemed UK dealers, James Cohen, Owen Parry and Aaron Nejad will be putting on a one day show of antique rugs, carpets and textiles at the gallery of Safran & Cie… read more

Sartirana – report from the ongoing antique rug and textile show

Sartirana Textile Show began Thursday 13 September at 6 pm and as usual the quality of the exhibited antique rugs and textiles is high. Sartirana is a very special fair because of it’s relaxed atmosphere and the location in the countryside in a small town circa 100 km from Milano… read more