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Based in London, Hali Magazine is an international quarterly magazine of exceptional style and content that concentrates principally on antique oriental carpets and textiles but includes other 'World' and European subject matter. Considered indispensable for those interested in the subject.
Cornucopia is the magazine for connoisseurs of Turkey – gorgeous enough for the coffee table, serious enough to be found in academic libraries. This truly remarkable publication – beautiful, uncompromising and independent – is an ever- growing compendium of all things Turkish: history, culture, art, food, travel.
Launched in June of 2009, Textiles Asia is published three times a year.
We seek to connect people interested in Asian textiles through articles designed to inform our readers about the techniques, symbolism, history, use and cultural context of the diverse textiles of Asia.
The Textile Atlas preserves a record of disappearing Asian crafts with their reflected cultural stories and provides a resource platform for both the commercial industry and serious enthusiasts.
The Textile Museum, Washington
The Textile Museum is part of the George Washington University Museum, USA. The Textile Museum expands public knowledge and appreciation—locally, nationally, and internationally—of the artistic merits and cultural importance of the world’s textiles. There are a range of online resources to explore, including regular rug and textile appreciation mornings, currently on Zoom.
The Hajji Baba Club
The Hajji Baba Club is the oldest organization in America devoted to the study of oriental carpets and antique textiles. Founded in New York City in 1932, its original members included many collectors whose carpets and textiles now form principal holdings at several major museums in the USA. Since its founding, the HBC has met monthly for education, entertainment and fellowship. These meetings have currently been moved to virtual meetings via the Zoom platform.
As well as being involved with archaeological textiles the ETSG now embraces specialists in fibres, weaving, textile techniques, dyes, conservation and modern analysis as well as embroidery, lace, leather and clothing. The Society has mostly London based activities.
The objectives of the London Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers are to share interest in hand-spinning, hand-weaving, dyeing, design and creative crafts in general, to help members study and practise all aspects of the crafts, to promote awareness of and education in these crafts among the public and to cooperate or affiliate with other organisations having similar objects.
OATG offers an annual programme of events including lectures, study visits and seminars and covers a wide range of subjects from the technical aspects of textiles to the delights of traditional costume. A particular emphasis is given to the cultural context of textiles and dress. OATG also publishes a magazine, Asian Textiles, three times a year.
The Textile Society is run by and for people who have an interest in the design, study, practice and history of textile arts, crafts and technology. Founded in 1982 as an educational charity, it supports students, professionals and institutions working with textiles in any form.
Annual art fair presenting rare and beautiful antique rugs, carpets and textiles to discerning collectors, decorators and a wider general audience interested in the woven arts and design.
Visit the annual fair for a fantastic range of vintage fashion, antique textiles and costume sourced from around the world. You’ll find textiles from the 18th century right up to the swinging 1960’s and 70’s. Furnishings including pre-1950s rugs and unique fashion accessories. Tables and tables of colour and cloth. Whether you are a student looking for design inspiration, a collector looking for a unique addition, or just want to browse beautiful materials and objects, this is a fair you cannot miss.
The Selvedge World Fair: a celebration of cloth, culture and creativity
Dates: 31 August - 4 September 2021
The event will represent textile traditions from at least fifty countries and will offer opportunities for visitor engagement, providing artisans working with handmade textiles a platform to sell and showcase their work to an international audience of 89,000 textile enthusiasts worldwide. As with last year’s event, the 2021 World Fair will be held online and will include a virtual marketplace, workshops, talks, slow TV, podcasts, panel discussions and more.