An Unusual Saryk Carpet in the Islamisches Museum, Berlin

Although Turkmen rugs have been studied for longer and rather more comprehensively than most post-classical carpets, many are difficult to attribute. ...

Speculation on the Earliest Surviving Chinese Rugs

The dating of Chinese rugs has long been controversial, and, over the years, there have often been extravagant claims for rugs that are surely less than a century old. ...

Themes in Afshar Weaving - An Exhibition at Adraskand

 Over the years I have had a number of occasions to review exhibitions at the Adraskand Gallery, now moved from Point Reyes to San Anselmo in California's Marin County, and have never come away disapp...

New Directions for Iranian Carpets

In 1992, as I was headed to Iran for the first time, I met another American on theplane to Frankfurt, where I would get on an Iran Air plane to Tehran. ...

RugIdea.com Tapestry / Tapestries in Los Angeles

RugIdea.com which is based in Los Angeles provides you with unique tapestriesmade in the U.S. and Europe in different designs and sizes. ...

The New Environmentally-Friendly Weavings of the Qashq’ai

Turkic-speaking groups which later formed the Qashq'ai tribe migrated to the Farsregion in southwest Iran around 600 years ago. ...