Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Philadelphia, PA, United States
DoneSun, Jan 18, 2015 3:00 PM GMT
Antique & Modern Rugs, Kilims, Textiles
Material Culture's auction, "Antique & Modern Rugs, Kilims, Textiles" on Sunday, January 18, 2015 (10am est) showcases hundreds of collectible and decorative hand-woven carpets, including traditional Oriental Carpets from Persia, Turkey, China, India, the Caucasus and Central Asia, as well as vintage, modern and "post modern" decorative patchwork and overdye carpets. For collector's of 20th century folk art and textiles, there are several hundred amazing vintage quilts (3 to a lot) from the border region of India and Pakistan, many of which bear an uncanny resemblance to African-American quilts (ie. Gees Bend) from the southern USA.