1. BARE – First View

    BARE – The Berlin Antique Rug Exhibition, the  newest of the rug and textile world’s marketing enterprises, was held within the grittily atmospheric surroundings of the Alte Münze (Old Mint) at Molkenmarkt 2, from Friday 31 May – 2 June 2013. The event was organised by Tim Steinert and  Carpet Collector Magazine, and included about thirty European dealers…. Read more »

  2. Suzani World Record enlivens Wiesbaden Spring sale

    A huge new world record price at auction for a Central Asian suzani of any description helped to brighten the day at Rippon Boswell’s 25 May 2013 sale of collector carpets and textiles.

  3. Andy Williams’ Navajo blankets make a million

    All 61 lots in The Andy Williams Collection of Navajo Blankets (actually 58 blankets and three baskets) on Tuesday 21 May at Sotheby’s in New York found buyers, for a total of just under a million dollars.

  4. English Textile Design of the Late 19th Century at the MAK, Vienna

    ‘A Shot of Rhythm and Colour: English Textile Design of the Late 19th Century’, at the Museum für angewandte Kunst (MAK), Vienna Until 13 October 2013, offers a representative survey of the MAK’s major collection of European Arts & Crafts textiles

  5. Alistair Macleod from Hand and Lock speaking at London College of Fashion

    In a lecture organised by the South and Southeast England Section of the Textile Institute, Alistair Macleod, chairman of Hand & Lock, will be speaking at London College of Fashion today, Wednesday 22nd May 2013. The prestigious company has specialised in producing the highest quality hand-embroidered products since 1767. For more information and to register for the talk,… Read more »

  6. LACMA acquires rare Balinese painting

    The LACMA has acquired an exceptional Balinese painting depicting The Temptation of Arjuna, from the estate of renowned Indian art historian Ananda Coomaraswamy.

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