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Walking the Market at AmericasMart Then (2011) and Now (2017)

Nelly Ortiz asked  70 exhibitors "Show me your favorite new introductions."    The rugs posted on Walking the Market are picked by the exhibitors. ...

Good News for Home Furnishings – Household Spending Up According to NY Fed

According to its latest monthly survey, the New York Federal Reserve reported that nearly 35% of the 1,300 households surveyed said they were better...

Pappellina Hand Loomed, 100% Plastic Rugs at ICFF 2017

Woven in Sweden on jacquard looms, these rugs are 100% plastic by Pappellina.   30 weavers weaving Northern Sweden use colors appropriate for long dark...

3 Dimensional Acoustic Wallcovering at ICFF 2017

Three dimensions for acoustical wall covering from London as presented by design house Anne Kyyro Quinn use many different materials from leather to wool....

Nasiri shows a Mid Century Modern Line at ICFF 2017

Flat wovens from Nasiri Carpets shown in a line of Mid Centry Modern carpets. Shown is a classic "plaid" in greys and whites; the...

Creative Touch Accessories Accessories Acccesories at ICFF 2017

Creative Touch as usual displayed to-die-for luxury with a collection of pillows coordinated with their handcrafted, one-of-a-kind rug collections.  A wool and sari silk...

Good Thing Inspired by Brauhaus at ICFF 2017

At ICFF for the boutique market, Ms. Sam Anderson of Good Thing designed a Brahaus inspired line of flat-ovens to go with their accessories...

Momeni Puts on a Radical Face with Novogratz at High Point Spring Market

Great entrance display for Novogratz at Momeni. The hanging yarn takes your eyes down to the rug on the floor. Imagination, color and design....

Jaunty Makes it Easy for Interior Designer to Mix Rugs with Fabric at High...

Jaunty’s new hanger rack is designed for stores that use hanger racks for their upholstery fabrics. Jaunty does not sell or allow their products...

Liora Manne does Summer Sea Side Nautical at High Point Spring Market

From Florida to Maine, Liora Manne's  coastal icons are accessories for the waterfront from Liora Manne by Trans-Ocean. Targeted to a specific market as...

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On Goods: Turkoman Carpets Of Afghanistan By James Tufenkian


 
"Until two or three years ago, Afghan carpets meant the red elephant foot carpets which were represented by the large, coarse, unwashed red carpets made of low grade wool, said to be especially popular as a nesting place for moths..."

In an article written for Rug News Magazine in 1982, James Tufenkian summarized the latest trends in Turkoman carpets from Afghanistan.