Sites with educational content about antique rugs and other textiles of interest to collectors fall within this category. Textiles other than rugs include garments, utilitarian objects (containers, for example) and trappings of various kinds.
Antique textiles and carpets; periodic exhibitions.
Based on Stefano Ionescu's book of the same title, with over 260 color photos of antique rugs.
Annual antique rugs and textiles fair.
Organization devoted to the appreciation of Armenian rugs.
Nice introductory material for the newcomer to the rug world.
Information about all aspects of care and collecting of oriental rugs. Multilingual.
Well known Istanbul dealer in antique textiles, with live and on-line exhibitions.
Sales, restoration and cleaning of antique and new oriental carpets.
Commercial site with images of Tibetan and Chinese rugs and a list of recommended readings.
Photos and information about antique oriental rugs.
Includes collection of images and information from the San Francisco museum.
San Francisco bay area (Berkeley) dealer's site has topical articles about oriental rugs.
Rugs and kilims, largely from Konya, Turkey, with many images and some background information.
Milan dealer in antique rugs and textiles, with exhibitions and essays.
Antique textiles from the silk road countries. In English and Japanese.
Quarterly journal for textile collectors. English and Italian editions.
Activities, news and photos of events of the New York based rug collector club.
English periodical devoted to oriental rugs, textiles, and Islamic Art.
Dealers in antique oriental carpets, Persian rugs, tribal rugs and trappings. Cleaning, restoration, repair, and conservation services.
Discussion and news about repair of hand made rugs.
A nice online catalog of antique rugs and back issues of Hali.
Organization dedicated to carpet and textile arts, with conventions every three years, and books for sale.
Rug collector club in Washington, D.C.
A commercial site with lots of information, especially useful for the novice collector.
Barry O'Connell's opinions of oriental rugs and the people involved with them.
Articles, auction news, sales gallery and information about oriental rugs.
Dealer (New York and London) in oriental rugs and textiles.
Kilims and other textiles, with articles and a discussion forum.
Restoration, repair and cleaning antique rugs.
Dealer site with some articles about rugs.
Organization for collectors of rugs and textiles.
Information about Persian rugs; cleaning, texture, sizes, color, materials, knots, values.
Exhibition of Chinese textiles, on display in 1995 at the Hong Kong Museum of Art.
A non-commercial society for collectors of oriental textiles, includes exhibitions, photos and facts.
Informational site with brief essays about weaving, materials, dyes, design, classification and history of oriental rugs.
Recommendations for identifying and evaluating oriental rugs and carpets.
Australian dealer in textiles, restoration and cleaning services.
Cultural information and history related to Persian carpets.
International auction house specializing in antique carpets and textiles.
Information about oriental rugs including new, old and antiques. Also includes a forum where consumers can get help identifying rug type, age and value.
Antique rugs from many sellers. Also, a number of exhibitions by collectors and dealers.
Large, active rug collector club, with on-line exhibitions.
A scholarly article by a collector, Gerard Paquin.
Noncommercial site with talk, news, and links about oriental carpets and carpet collecting them.
Washington, DC museum devoted to textile arts. Information on exhibitions, educational programs, textile learning center, and shop.
Toronto's museum devoted to textiles.
A site from a dealer with a wide range of Asian textiles.
A gallery in London, England featuring a range of pieces from different parts of the world.
Dealer in new and old Tibetan carpets, with some cultural background information.
A personal collection and exchange of oriental, tribal rugs.
Informative commercial site, by one of the leading authorities on northwest Persian and Caucasian rugs.
Oriental rugs and textiles from Anatolia and central Asia.
Selections from an exhibition/book on ethnographic textiles.
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