Afghan War Rugs, Brooke Pickering Moroccan Rugs, Frauenknecht Antique Rugs, Herat Ltd., Joshua Baer and Company, Marla Mallett Textiles and Antique Oriental Tribal, Milton Cater Oriental Carpets, Moroccan Hanbels, Oriental Rug Repair Co., Reuben Antique Carpets
Alan Jones Antique Rugs and Textiles
London dealer in antique rugs and textiles from western and central Asia.
American Conference on Oriental Rugs
Association of American rug societies, with conventions every two years.
Anglo Persian Carpet Company
London's oldest Oriental rug shop. Antique rugs, decorative carpets, guestbook, feedback and company background.
Antique and decorative Oriental rugs and textiles
Antique tribal rugs and decorative carpets.
Antique Ottoman Rugs in Transylvania
Based on Stefano Ionescu's book of the same title, with over 260 color photos of antique rugs.
Armenian Rugs and Carpets
Scholarly essay on the ethnographic history and significance of carpets in Armenia.
Armenian Rugs Society
Organization devoted to the appreciation of Armenian rugs.
At World Rugs
Oriental carpet discussion groups, newsletters, resources directory and some commercial content.
Information about culture and history of rug weaving in Azerbaijan; seller of mostly mid-20th century carpets.
Services for private collectors, corporations and museums in the acquisition or sale of carpets and textiles from the 15th century to the present day.
Brandon Oriental Rugs
Nice introductory material for the newcomer to the rug world.
Well known Istanbul dealer in antique textiles, with live and on-line exhibitions.
Sales, restoration and cleaning of antique and new oriental carpets.
Claudio Mariani: Tibetan and Chinese Antiques and
Commercial site with images of Tibetan and Chinese rugs and a list of recommended readings.
Clive Rogers Oriental Rugs
Photos and information about antique oriental rugs.
On-line magazine about textile and tribal arts, with a dealer arcade.
Seref Ozen, Istanbul dealer in antique textiles, mostly from central and western Asia.
Old and antique Persian rugs, with reference material, bibliography, articles and many photographs of Bijars.
Costumes and Textiles
Exhibitions from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
deYoung Museum Textiles
Extensive collection of images and information from the San Francisco museum.
Emmett & Natasha Eiland's InternetRugs
Berkeley (California) dealer site, with some information on rugs.
Rugs and kilims, largely from Konya, Turkey, with many images and some background information.
Turkish dealer (in Cappadocia region). Site has some information on symbols in kilims.
Antique textiles from the silk road countries. In English and Japanese.
Hajji Baba Club
Activities, news and photos of events of the New York based rug collector club.
Haliden Oriental Rugs and Carpets
Dealer site with many images of antique rugs and bags.
A nice online catalog of antique rugs and back issues of Hali.
Holly L. Smith & Co.
The care and cleaning of oriental rugs, by a well known restorer.
Hort Oriental Rugs
Antique oriental rugs, mostly village and tribal, with some background information on each.
International Conference on Oriental Carpets
Organization dedicated to carpet and textile arts, with conventions every three years, and books for sale.
Jacobsen Oriental Rugs and Carpets
A commercial site with lots of information, especially useful for the novice collector.
James Opie Oriental Rug
Informative site that includes extensive articles by author and collector James Opie.
JBOC's Notes on Oriental Rugs
Barry O'Connell's opinions of oriental rugs and the people involved with them.
Jozan Magazine on Oriental Rugs
Articles, auction news, sales gallery and information about oriental rugs.
Jozan rug news
Syndicated rug news published by Jozan Magazine
Dealer (New York and London) in oriental rugs and textiles.
Le Bazaar D'Orient
Commercial site with a lot of information about Turkish weaving. In English and French.
Shop in Tbilisi (Georgia), dealing mostly in antique Caucasian rugs.
New England Rug Society
Organization for collectors of rugs and textiles.
Nikos A. Salingaros: Contributions to Carpet Studi
University of Texas Mathematics Professor applies and defends methodology of Christopher Alexander.
Includes a number of (mostly antique) rugs for sale, articles and announcements of interest to collectors. A good site, but slow.
Old Tribal Rugs Gallery
Persian rugs, urban, village and tribal, and some photos of tribal people.
Information about Persian rugs; cleaning, texture, sizes, color, materials, knots, values.
One Thousand Years of Chinese Textiles
Exhibition of Chinese textiles, on display in 1995 at the Hong Kong Museum of Art.
Oriental Rug & Carpet SiteRing - News
Weblog and news from the members.
Oriental Rug Review
A tabloid from 1981-1987, color magazine until 1996. Now on the web only. Back issues, some new material.
Oriental Rug Society in Gothenburg (Sweden)
A non-commercial society for collectors of oriental textiles, includes exhibitions, photos and facts.
Oriental Rugs and Carpets SiteRing
List of links to informative sites on oriental rugs and rug news from the members.
Oriental Rugs of Bath
Dealer in old and new quality hand-made rugs, especially room-size and over-size. Specialist cleaning and repairs, valuations.
Perryman Oriental Carpets
Australian dealer in textiles, restoration and cleaning services.
Cultural information and history related to Persian carpets.
Peter Pap Oriental Rugs
Dealer in antique oriental rugs, with galleries in San Francisco and Dublin, New Hampshire.
Philadelphia Oriental Rug Society
An active rug collector organization.
Raymond Benardout Gallery
Los Angeles dealer (formerly in London) in antique rugs, textiles, and tapestries.
Richard E. Wright Research Reports
A scholar's notes on the nature and origin of textiles.
Rippon Boswell Oriental Rugs, Carpets and Textiles
Appraisers of Oriental rugs, carpets and tapestries for all purposes.
Rippon Boswell Wiesbaden
Antique carpet auctioneer; site in English and German.
Oriental rug events, articles and links.
An informative site operated by Sam Gorden, an irascible, knowledgeable rug enthusiast.
San Francisco Bay Area Rug Society
Large, active rug collector club, with on-line exhibitions.
Shaver~Ramsey, Oriental Rugs
Denver dealer with many educational events for new and experienced collectors.
Silk and Wool: Ottoman Textile Designs in Turkish
A scholarly article by a collector, Gerard Paquin.
New and antique rugs and kilims made with natural dyes, wholesale and retail.
Michael Franses' commercial site with scholarly exhibitions
Washington, DC museum devoted to textile arts. Information on exhibitions, educational programs, textile learning center, and shop.
Very beautiful site from a dealer with a wide range of Asian textiles.
The Lenkoran Gallery of Antique Textile Arts
A gallery in London, England featuring a range of pieces from different parts of the world.
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.
The Rug Company
Informational site with charactersitics of rugs and carpets from various geographic areas.
Tribal Art at Rimea.net
A personal collection and exchange of oriental, tribal rugs.
Tschebull Antique Carpets
Informative commercial site, by one of the leading authorities on northwest Persian and Caucasian rugs.
Turkish Carpet Exporters' Association directory. Includes information about Turkish carpets & kilims.
Rugs, kilims and other artifacts from Turkey and surrounding areas, with a lot of information about rugs and kilims.
History, regional differences and functions of carpets in Turkey.
Urartu Carpets & Kilims
Oriental rugs and textiles from Anatolia and central Asia.
Selections from an exhibition/book on ethnographic textiles.
World Wide Weave
A directory of oriental rug and textile societies.