News: kilims

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    Carpet Museum opens in Baku

    On August 26 2014 an official opening ceremony was held for the new building to house the Azerbaijan State Museum of Carpets in Baku. The construction at the Seaside National Park has been six years in the making, with the foundation being laid in May 2008. The five storey structure designed by Austrian architect Franz… Read more »

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    St. Frank Framed Textiles

    San Francisco based St. Frank are championing the placement of textiles on walls with their range of ready framed pieces from around the world

  3. Textiles as Art, curated by Molly Hogg

    Decorative Textiles and Rugs at the Battersea Fair, May 2014

    A photographic review of the ‘Textiles as Art’ foyer exhibit at the Spring Decorative Fair, curated by London esoteric textile dealer Molly Hogg using exhibitors’ textiles, plus assorted rugs and textiles shown on their stands by Hogg herself, Joshua Lumley, Pars, Stothert & Trice, Robert Barley, Kiki design, Lee Wright and others, including an unusual… Read more »

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    Uzbek textiles on show in Calgary, Alberta until January 2014

    ‘Ram Horns and Scorpion Tails: Textiles from Uzbekistan’, which opened on 8 November 2013 in in the new Nickle Galleries at the University of Calgary, features a selection of Uzbek rural flatwoven and embroidered textiles and knotted pile rugs from the Jean and Marie Erikson Collection.

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