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“The Kaleidoscopic World of Mamluk Carpets” - A PowerPoint presentation of a lecture given by Roberta Marin on 24th February 2016. Content available by permission from the author via the Society

The Letters of Jerry Anderson
Correspondence from the Karachi based Ballouch rug expert from 1980s and 1990s.
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David Rosier talks on Formal and Informal Chinese Court Costume and Accessories (Qing Dynasty 1644 - 1911)

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“Textiles of Sumatra: Traditional Cloth from the Island of Gold” - Lecture by Lesley Pullen (audio and slides)

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Dr Ken Teague's talk on the “Rugs and Textiles of Ladakh”, including Monastery Festival (Cham) Dance Costumes

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A number of lists of rug and textile books provided by Wesley Marquand

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British Museum trade card records of carpet merchants and manufacturers - Assembled by Christopher Coles

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OXIANNA EX LIBRIS - List of rug books etc.

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Chinese 1920's Sample Rugs

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English Domestic and Other Inventories which include Oriental Carpets 1444 - 1649

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Manufacturers of Hand Knotted Rugs and Tapestries GB and Eire

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Recommendations for a “Hand Library” on Oriental Carpets and Rugs

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Port Record Books for Port of London 1621 - 1635 vessels with carpets

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Explanation about Import Customs Seals and Misc Importers Labels on Carpets

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Oriental Carpet Suppliers in GB & Eire 1792 - 1951

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Introduction to the Port of London warehouse complex at Cutler Street Carpet Wholesale Market until 1973

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PART I - Documented and Indexed List of Wholesalers and Importers until 1914

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Part II - Documented and Indexed List of Wholesalers and Importers 1918 - 1939

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Part III - Documented and Indexed List of Wholesalers and Importers 1945 - 1973

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Notes on Historic British and Irish Hand-Made Carpet Factories

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Extracts from the Levant Company Ledgers

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