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Alberto Levi Gallery
Antique textiles and carpets; periodic exhibitions.
http://www.albertolevi.com/

Antique Ottoman Rugs in Transylvania
Based on Stefano Ionescu's book of the same title, with over 260 color photos of antique rugs.
http://www.transylvanianrugs.com/

Antique Rug and Textile Arts Association
Annual antique rugs and textiles fair.
http://www.artaa.org/

Brandon Oriental Rugs
Nice introductory material for the newcomer to the rug world.
http://www.brandonrugs.com/

Carpet Encyclopedia
Information about all aspects of care and collecting of oriental rugs. Multilingual.
http://www.carpetencyclopedia.com/

Cetinkaya Gallery
Well known Istanbul dealer in antique textiles, with live and on-line exhibitions.
http://www.cetinkayagallery.com/

Christopher Legge
Sales, restoration and cleaning of antique and new oriental carpets.
http://www.christopherleggeorientalcarpets.com/

Claudio Mariani
Commercial site with images of Tibetan and Chinese rugs and a list of recommended readings.
http://cmariani.homestead.com/

Clive Rogers Oriental Rugs
Photos and information about antique oriental rugs.
http://www.orient-rug.com/

Emmett Eiland's Oriental Rugs
San Francisco bay area (Berkeley) dealer's site has topical articles about oriental rugs.
http://www.internetrugs.com/

FlyingRugs
Rugs and kilims, largely from Konya, Turkey, with many images and some background information.
http://www.flyingrugs.com/

Gallery Moshe Tabibnia
Milan dealer in antique rugs and textiles, with exhibitions and essays.
http://moshetabibnia.com/

Gallery Tulip
Antique textiles from the silk road countries. In English and Japanese.
http://gallerytulip.com/

Ghereh
Quarterly journal for textile collectors. English and Italian editions.
http://www.ghereh.org/

HALI
English periodical devoted to oriental rugs, textiles, and Islamic Art.
http://www.hali.com/

Hajji Baba Club
Activities, news and photos of events of the New York based rug collector club.
http://www.hajjibaba.org/

Haliden Oriental Carpets
Dealers in antique oriental carpets, Persian rugs, tribal rugs and trappings. Cleaning, restoration, repair, and conservation services.
http://www.haliden.com/

Handmade Rug Repair Blog
Discussion and news about repair of hand made rugs.
http://www.rugblog.net/

Harlequin Thunderstrand
A nice online catalog of antique rugs and back issues of Hali.
http://www.thunderstrand.com/

International Conference on Oriental Carpets
Organization dedicated to carpet and textile arts, with conventions every three years, and books for sale.
http://www.icoc-orientalrugs.org/

JBOC's Notes on Oriental Rugs
Barry O'Connell's opinions of oriental rugs and the people involved with them.
http://www.spongobongo.com/

Jacobsen Rugs, Inc.
A commercial site with lots of information, especially useful for the novice collector.
http://www.jacobsenrugs.com/

Jozan
Articles, auction news, sales gallery and information about oriental rugs.
http://www.jozan.net/

KARMA
Annual antique rug and textile fair in London
http://karma.rugshow.eu/

Keshishian Carpets
Dealer (New York and London) in oriental rugs and textiles.
http://www.keshishiancarpets.com/

Kilim.com
Kilims and other textiles, with articles and a discussion forum.
http://www.kilim.com/

Kosker Traditional Rug Repair
Restoration, repair and cleaning antique rugs.
http://www.traditionalrugrepair.com/

Mark Keshishian and Sons
Dealer site with some articles about rugs.
http://www.orientalcarpets.net/

New England Rug Society
Organization for collectors of rugs and textiles.
http://www.ne-rugsociety.org/

One Thousand Years of Chinese Textiles
Exhibition of Chinese textiles, on display in 1995 at the Hong Kong Museum of Art.
http://www.asianart.com/textiles/textile.html

Oriental Rug Society in Gothenburg (Sweden)
A non-commercial society for collectors of oriental textiles, includes exhibitions, photos and facts.
http://www.akrep.se/

Oriental Rugs History
Informational site with brief essays about weaving, materials, dyes, design, classification and history of oriental rugs.
http://www.oriental-rugs-history.com/

Oriental Rugs of Bath
Dealer in old and new quality hand-made rugs, especially room-size and over-size. Specialist cleaning and repairs, valuations.
http://www.orientalrugsofbath.com/

Oriental Rugs, The Connoisseur's Guide
Recommendations for identifying and evaluating oriental rugs and carpets.
http://www.rugs-oriental.net/

Pazyryk Gesellschaft
German collector club, with announcements, exhibitions and other information. [German and English]
http://www.pazyryk-gesellschaft.com/index.php?lang=en

Perryman Carpets
Australian dealer in textiles, restoration and cleaning services.
http://perrymancarpets.com/

Persian Rugs - The King of Rugs
Everything you need to know about Persian rugs, Oriental rugs, and Iranian handmade carpets with an image gallery of elegant rug patterns and luxurious designs.
http://www.persianrugs.com/

Rippon Boswell & Co
International auction house specializing in antique carpets and textiles.
http://www.rippon-boswell-wiesbaden.de/index.php?lang=english

Rug restoration in London
Specialists in repairing and restoring antique rugs and carpets in London.
http://rug-repairs.com/

RugArt
Rug restoration, repair and cleaning. Based in North London N4.
http://www.rugart.biz/

San Francisco Bay Area Rug Society
Large, active rug collector club, with on-line exhibitions.
http://www.sfbars.org/

Seattle Textile and Rug Society
Increasing understanding and appreciation of collectible textiles and oriental rugs in the greater Seattle area.
http://seattletextileandrugsociety.org/

Silk and Wool: Ottoman Textile Designs in Turkish Rugs
A scholarly article by a collector, Gerard Paquin.
http://www.tcoletribalrugs.com/article59Silk%26Wool.html

Tea and Carpets
Noncommercial site with talk, news, and links about oriental carpets and carpet collecting them.
http://tea-and-carpets.blogspot.com/

Textile Gallery
Michael Franses' commercial site with scholarly exhibitions
http://www.textile-art.com/

Textile Museum of Canada
Toronto's museum devoted to textiles.
http://www.textilemuseum.ca/

TextilesAsArt.com
Very beautiful site from a dealer with a wide range of Asian textiles.
http://www.textileasart.com/

The Lenkoran Gallery of Antique Textile Arts
A gallery in London, England featuring a range of pieces from different parts of the world.
http://www.lenkoran.co.uk/

Tibetan Carpets
Dealer in new and old Tibetan carpets, with some cultural background information.
http://www.tibetan-carpets.net/

Tribal Art at Rimea.net
A personal collection and exchange of oriental, tribal rugs.
http://www.rimea.net/tribalart.htm

Tschebull Antique Carpets
Informative commercial site, by one of the leading authorities on northwest Persian and Caucasian rugs.
http://www.tschebullantiquecarpets.com/

Urartu Carpets & Kilims
Oriental rugs and textiles from Anatolia and central Asia.
http://www.urartu.com.tr/

Vanishing Textiles
Selections from an exhibition/book on ethnographic textiles.
http://www.vanishingtextiles.com/

Zadah Fine European & Oriental Carpets
Decorative European carpets and tapestries; antique oriental rugs and carpets.
http://www.zadah.com/

deYoung Museum Textiles
Includes collection of images and information from the San Francisco museum.
http://deyoung.famsf.org/deyoung/collections/textile-arts