In a new feature, we highlight a book of rug and textile interest. First out is Abel Trybiarz’s Rugs & Art, published in 2017.
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.
For the last few years, the largest number of firms exhibiting carpets and tapestries at a fair in Italy has been the annual exhibition held at Sartirana. Half a century ago, things were very different. The most important art and antiques fair in the world, bringing together many carpet galleries, was the Biennale Internazionale dell’Antiquariato in Florence.