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Leslie Stroh’s Cryptic Comments After Atlanta,Las Vegas and NY NOW

The heart of the rug business is DESIGN. The heart of home fashions is Design.  DESIGN is supported by construction, fiber, texture and color. Greige...

Afghan War Rugs in Slotin Folk Auction – 2017

Weavers weave what they see.  Afghan War Rugs record current history. Slotin Folk Art Auction has 5 Afghan War Rugs on the 2nd day of the...

Story of Azerbaijan Carpet Museum – Celebrating 50 Years – 2017

Half-Century Anniversary of the World's First Carpet Museum Carpet Weaving in Azerbaijan Azerbaijan is a country located at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, it is...

The Hooked Rug Museum of North America – Hubbards, Nova Scotia

The Hooked Rug Museum is an increasingly large repository of the history, the art, the knowledge and yes, the enthusiasm that a dedicated group...

Keshishian Has Rare 18th Century Tapestry designed by Philippe De Hondt

Yesterday Eddy Keshishian sent us a picture of Camp Life. a rare Brussels tapestry from the third series of The Art of War, circa 1735. ...

iDE and Kalora Solving Poverty with Profit

iDE History For over 30 years, iDE has been creating businesses that work for poor yet enterprising people around the world. Using market-based solutions to solve...

Evolution of Flat Woven Rugs

The newest, hottest rug trend is flat wovens that actually lie flat. Your great-grandmother called them rag rugs. Today we call them recycled rugs....
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See Two Million Knots Turn Into a Carpet

More than a third of the world's handmade carpets come from India. CNNMoney gives you an inside look at how artisans weave the rugs one knot at a time.

The Calico Museum of Textile – Ahmedabad – Gujarat – India

Its collection of Indian fabrics exemplifies handicraft textiles spanning 5 centuries. It has become a major resource for historical and technical study of Indian handicraft and industrial textiles.

Armenian Museum of America – Watertown, MA

A mission of the Armenian Museum of America is to: preserve for posterity the Armenian heritage, both past and present,  to tell the story...

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Hygge & West at ICFF at Javits

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