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  1. Three great online resources for antique carpets and textiles

    With most major museums across the world temporarily closed, our study and appreciation of antique carpets and textiles are forced to move online. Luckily, many institutions now have collection databases with high-resolution images and thorough catalogue entries. Here are three great resources for discovering new and old carpet and textile favourites.

  2. Rethreading & Retracing: Textiles and Techniques by Bita Ghezelayagh

    ‘Rethreading & Retracing: Textiles and Techniques by Bita Ghezelayagh’ at the Aga Khan Centre Gallery in London explores the artist’s long-standing interest in working with found materials such as antique carpet fragments. Deborah Freeman Fahid pays a visit.

  3. Unbound: Visionary Women Collecting Textiles

    Textiles assembled by seven pioneering collectors, active between 1900 and 2018, and drawn from seven public collections in the UK were the focus of the annual exhibition (25 January-19 April 2020) held at Two Temple Place on London’s Embankment.

  4. Asia Week New York, 12-19 March 2020

    Many exhibitions, discussions and talks are set to take place in the heart of New York City as part of the annual celebration of Asian art, Asia Week New York, 12-19 March 2020.

  5. A carpet for Pavlosk Palace

    The commission of a Russian carpet recently sold at Christie’s and how it entered Empress Maria Feodorovna’s (1759-1828) Pavlovsk Palace make for an interesting story.


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