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The  following are links to other sites that are recommended by us:


Wendy's Antique Shows: America's  finest antiques show since 1934

American Conference on Oriental Rugs - Association of American rug societies, with  conventions every two years.

Armenian Rugs and Carpets - Scholarly essay on the ethnographic history and significance of carpets in Armenia.

Center for the Study of Ancient Textiles- Site dedicated to archeological textiles, particularly clothing.

Hajji  Baba Club - World's  oldest oriental rug club, in New York.

HALI- English periodical devoted to oriental rugs, textiles, and Islamic Art.

International  Conference on Oriental Carpets - Organization dedicated to carpet and textile arts, with conventions every three years, and books for sale.

Jozan - Noncommercial site with images and information about Persian rugs.

The  Persian Carpet Gallery -  A noncommercial site from Stanford University, with a history of  Persian carpets and examples of rugs from most regions of Iran.

RugLore - An informative site operated by Sam Gorden, an irascible, knowledgeable  rug enthusiast.

Textile  Museum - Washington,  DC museum devoted to textile arts. Information on exhibitions, educational  programs, textile learning center, and shop.

Textiles Through Time - A collection of links to textile-related sites.

TurkoTek - A noncommercial site for collectors of textiles, especially tribal weavings from central and western Asia. Active moderated discussion boards.