=Thomas Cole - Antique Rugs and Textile Art

Specializing in collectible Turkmen, Uzbek, Kirghiz, Baluch and Persian tribal (oriental) rugs, bagfaces and weavings as well as Central Asian silk embroidery and textile art.

Featuring rare historical photographs of Central Asia, interesting articles about various aspects of different groups of rugs as well as entertaining travelogue writing with photographs and accounts of journeys through the Central Asian rug markets.

Offering subscriptions to HALI, the premier publication on antique rugs & textiles.

Released in New Orleans in November, 2018

Includes 64 B&W and 44 Color photographs

Availalbe at Octavia Books 513 Octavia St. New Orleans, LA. (504) 899 - 7323
10% of all book sales to be donated to STAIR, a non profit literacy program in New Orleans ( stairnola.org )

Past Exhibition

Turkmen Textile Art

An historical retrospective of
Turkmen pile weavings and textile art.

A catalogue documenting this exhibition is now available.
Price - US $30 +$5 postage & handling (domestic US)
International Postage - $15

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(incl. 20 pp, 23 color plates + 3 previoiusly unpublished historical photographs taken in Turkmenistan circa 1900)