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Caucasian Rugs and Textiles from Three Collections

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  • R. John Howe
    Dear folks – The post here announces a virtual version of a Textile Museum Rug and Textile Appreciation Morning (RTAM) given by three collectors in the
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 2, 2009
      Dear folks –

       

      The post here announces a virtual version of a Textile Museum Rug and Textile Appreciation Morning (RTAM) given by three collectors in the nearby West Virginian part of Washington, D.C.'s suburbia. 

       

      It was presented at The Textile Museum on February 14, 2009.

       

      Jerry Thompson, has been presenting TM "rug morning" sessions since the 1970's.  It is his collection and those of his friends, George Manger and Tom Newcomer, from which the pieces shown were drawn.

       

      "Rug mornings" on Caucasian rugs are popular and draw lots of participants, as well as pieces brought in by the audience.

        

      The purpose of this message is to announce the publication of a virtual version of this program.  You can reach it by clicking on the link immediately below or by copying the link and pasting it into your browser.

       

      http://rjohnhowe.wordpress.com/

       

      This link takes you to an “about” page on my blog.  The post being announced is the first one in red in the column on the right. 

       

      There are over 120 images in this post, so you may have to be a bit patient while it loads. 

       

      My thanks to George, Tom and Jerry for permitting me to share this virtual version of their program with you. Thanks too to Pat Riley, who took a set of notes for me, and especially to Kaye Thompson, who provided important, computer-related facilitation. Any errors remain mine, alone.

       

      You are receiving this email because you are on one of my lists of “ruggies.”  If you would prefer not to receive future announcements about such posts, please contact me at rjhowe@... and I will remove your name from my listings.

       

      I do not permit direct comments in this blog, and do not particularly encourage any, but if you have something that you feel is useful to share, you can send it to me at the email address above, with your permission to quote you should I decide to publish it.

       

      I hope you enjoy this virtual version of a recent RTAM program.

       

      Regards,

       

      R. John Howe

       

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