Sunday, September 20, 2009

When a Man Loves A Rug

George Hewitt Myers bought a few rugs, by the time he died he had amassed over 4500 textiles from around the world and started the Textile Museum in Washington DC. What a wonderful thing he did. Go here to enjoy an online presentation of one of the displays on now, Common Threads

Carpet, Kurdish, Eastern Anatolia, Sıvas, Şarkışla, 19th century. The Textile Museum R34.12.2, acquired by George Hewitt Myers in 1915

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