Asian Links

This collection of URLs is maintained in an effort to make information available to the textile community.

If you would like to have a site listed, please send email to: Rosemary Brock


Asian Arts Calendar of Events
This site maintains a list of asian art shows. A great place to start looking.

Chinese Rugs
From the Textile Gallery site.

From Desert and Oasis: The Rugs of Central Asia
At the Georgia Museum of Art, a show on Asian rugs.

Heavens' Embroidered Cloths: One Thousand Years of Chinese Textiles
From the Asian Art site, this site discusses a special show that appeared in Hong Kong.

The Kimono Inspiration
thehamptons.com site presents this show from the Textile Museum. (Click on the images.)

Ikat: Splendid Silks of Central Asia from the Guido Goldman Collection
From the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, a show on Ikat.

Kimonos of Itchiku Kubota
These landscape kimonoes are just exquisite.

Symmetry and Pattern: The Art of Oriental Carpets
This site, created by Carol Bier, was funded jointly by the National Endowment for the Arts and Sotheby's.

Textiles of Taiwan's "Original People" by Kathleen Forance Johnson
From the Around Kaohsiung site, information on these textiles.

TurkoTek
A site fore people who collect Asian textiles.

Use of Certain Rug Dyes as Markers of Age of Oriental Rugs
From the Rug Review site.

Dyeing and Weaving faculty
Kyota University of Arts faculty.

Yoko Trading
Located in PA, this firm imports kimonos and accessories. They sell antique kimonos and their site includes an artists area showing how others have used these materials in their work.


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