News: African textiles

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    The Arts scene in San Francisco

    Without doubt ARTS at the Capri in October makes San Francisco Rug Week the most important annual event in the rug calendar. A review of the event will appear in the next of HALI published on 23 December but here we continue our pictorial review of what went on at the 2013 edition.  

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    San Francisco Tribal at Fort Mason, Image gallery

    San Francisco Tribal’s Ninth Annual show, Tribal SF 2013 featured a broad selection of exhibits from ten local Bay area specialists in the Arts of Africa, Oceania, the Americas and Tribal Asia, as well as five guests from out of town.

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    Sartirana Textile Show, 2013

    The 9th annual Sartirana Textile Show will take place from 19-22 September 2013 at Sartirana Castle in Lomellina, near Milan, Italy. More than fifty dealers, national and international, will be participating in one of the largest ever such shows, with a programme that includes a cultural exhibition and a lecture programme.

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    ‘Majestic African Textiles’ in Indiana until March 2014

    A stunning exhibition at the Indianapolis Museum of Art features more than 60 pieces of antique textile art from North and Sub-Saharan Africa from the museum’s diverse collection of African textiles, one of the most comprehensive in the USA.

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    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 »


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