=Thomas Cole - Antique Rugs and Textile Art



Specializing in collectible Turkmen, Uzbek, Kirghiz, Baluch and Persian tribal (oriental) rugs, bagfaces and weavings as well as Central Asian silk embroidery and textile art.

Featuring rare historical photographs of Central Asia, interesting articles about various aspects of different groups of rugs as well as entertaining travelogue writing with photographs and accounts of journeys through the Central Asian rug markets.

Offering subscriptions to HALI, the premier publication on antique rugs & textiles.







ECLECTIC IMAGES -
Photography - Thomas Cole















Past Exhibition

- ANCIENT IMPRINTS -
Turkmen Textile Art

An historical retrospective of
Turkmen pile weavings and textile art.


A catalogue documenting this exhibition is now available.
Price - US $30 +$5 postage & handling (domestic US)
International Postage - $15

For more information, please contact -
thomascole@earthlink.net



(incl. 20 pp, 23 color plates + 3 previoiusly unpublished historical photographs taken in Turkmenistan circa 1900)





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"Dream Weavers -
Textile Art From The Tibetan Plateau"
A book about Tibetan rugs
with a text written by Thomas Cole