RUG AND TEXTILE APPRECIATION MORNING: TRAVELING THE TEXTILE LANDS OF GREATER ANATOLIA, PERSIA, CENTRAL ASIA AND BEYOND
Organizer: THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY MUSEUM .
Speakers: Vedat Karadag.
Date: Oct 23rd 11:00am Eastern Time (USA). Equivalent times:
Americas - PT: Oct 23rd 8:00am | ET: Oct 23rd 11:00am.
Europe - UK: Oct 23rd 4:00pm | CET: Oct 23rd 5:00pm.
APAC - CST/HKT/SGT: Oct 23rd 11:00pm | AET: Oct 24th 2:00am.
"Join inveterate traveler and textile expert Vedat Karadag on a journey through the textile lands of Turkey, Central Asia and beyond.
Karadag started dealing in Ankara’s flea market in the early 1980s, when Westerners’ interest in great antique rugs and kilims was growing. He focused on textiles from Ankara and Istanbul, later expanding to include rugs and kilims from the city of Konya to the south. During this time, a number of now-famous collections were formed from the rich textile traditions of Turkey and Central Asia, including the DeYoung Museum’s Caroline and McCoy Jones Collection of kilims and Heinrich and Waltraut Kirchheim’s Orient Star collection..."
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS AND CREDITS
The George Washington University Museum