THE ARDENT ENTHUSIAST

Rather than try to provide  the context of this small exhibit, I’ll let this article by Tom Bol explain it for me. The article  can also be found at Asian Art. ********************************************** The Weavers of...

Kohistani Embroidery – silk on cotton; 76cm x 76cm – Late 19th Century This is the first piece of Afghan embroidery that I ever bought … and it turned out to...

I have never seen another silk Tibetan saddle carpet, though I have read of two others. Since they don’t grow silk worms in Tibet the carpet was probably made in a...

August 2012 – Bokhara, Uzbekistan The One that Got Away! I had finished reading Travels into Bokhara: The Narrative of a Voyage on the Indus Being an account of a Journey from India...