News: September 2014

  1. Feller Collection endowed to Ashmolean

    Sixty-one pieces of 17th century English embroidery have been gifted to the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford by local residents, Micheál and Elizabeth Feller.

  2. Carpets fly at Austria Auction Company

    Initial highlights of the sold lots in Austria Auction Company’s ‘Fine Antique Oriental Rugs’ sale on Tuesday 16 September 2014, including a world record breaking price for a Salor Turkmen main carpet, and one of the highest sums ever paid for a classical Caucasian carpet at auction

  3. Christie’s Oriental Rugs and Carpets, Autumn 2014

    Christie’s autumn sales in London begins on 1 October 2014 in South Kensington in their European Noble and Private Collections Part II sale, with the Oriental Rugs and Carpets sale on 7 October 2014 at the King Street saleroom

  4. 10th Sartirana Textile Show

    Held in a picturesque 14th century castle and the old rice mill, La Pila, Sartirana’s tenth anniversary brings together an abundance of rug and textile exhibitors.

  5. TKF/ICOC Tour Preview Vienna – Budapest

    From 15 – 21 September 2014 the ICOC Tour Vienna – Budapest takes place, organised by the International Conference on Carpets (ICOC) in conjunction with the Austrian Society for Textile-Art-Research-TKF.

  6. Buddhist Kesa in Basel

    The Museum de Kulturen, Basel is marking the occasion of “150 years of Diplomatic Relations between Japan and Switzerland” with an exhibition of kesa, ‘The Buddhist Monk’s Robe’, 22 August – 22 March 2015.

  7. Tribal Art London

    Tribal Art London opened on 11 September at the Mall Galleries, visitors can view fine examples of tribal art there until 13 September.

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