Waiting…. The Antique Shekarlu Qashqai Rug
For years I’ve eyed Shekarlu rugs. Their identity is highly evolved and very striking! Very rustic in character the rugs are filled with an extravagant number of minor motif elements … Continue reading
The Fabulous Biboki weaving of Timor!
Double Sided supplementary weft (or warp?) weave from the Biboki people of Timor. An antique example: A betel nut bag: A vintage example: And a fantastic paper … Continue reading
The Wild Child – Soul of a Kilim
First steps in the world of Kilims. I don’t know the rules. I don’t know what to look for. I have no books. And I have no museums to learn … Continue reading
Unexpected Dividends of Pleasure | A Unique Phulkari
Have you ever had something you liked but didn’t quite notice fully. And then one day, some details that you were blind earlier suddenly enter your consciousness and take your … Continue reading
The Snowflake Shawl – Hazara Embroidery from the past
Presenting an old Hazara embroidery – that is as simple as it is complex. A textile that is as much for the eyes as it is for the mind! A textile that has captivated me for months. The ‘Snowflake’ Shawl
From Ashgabat to Istanbul – Exhibition at the Textile Museum of Canada
A report of the visit to the Textile Museum of Canada at Toronto’s exhibition of Oriental Rugs from Canadian Collections “From Ashgabat to Istanbul’. First published on Jozan magazine.
AN ARTWORK A DAY – Antique Rajasthan Embroidery
Antique Rajasthan Embroidery