News: March 2018

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    Book of the week: Symbols of Power

    In a new weekly feature, we highlight a book of rug and textile interest. This week we look at Symbols of Power by Louise W. Mackie, published in 2015.

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    Kilims on the up

    A brief overview by Daniel Shaffer of the sale of Anatolian kilims, North African carpets and southeast Asian textiles from the collection of the Austrian businessman Theodor Poppmeier, in which the best kilim lots outdid even those of the recent series from the much higher-profile Vok Collection.

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    From Ningxia to Nichols

    A selection from the collection of Chinese rugs of the New York-based Antique Rug Studio will be exhibited at the China (Qinghai) International Carpet Exhibition in Xining in June 2018. This article introduces the different types of carpets made for the domestic and export markets in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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    A Persian weaving legacy

    A collection of Persian tribal rugs and kilims on show for the first time at the China (Qinghai) International Carpet Exhibition in Xining in June may be a catalyst in the development of a wider interest in traditional carpets in the world’s largest potential market.


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