Thursday, February 26, 2009

2009 PRTS Meeting Schedule

January 9: Samy Rabinovic: The use of Color for Anatolian Carpet Identification

Feb. 18: Ruben Tehrani: Persian City Carpets

Mar. 27: Wendel Swan: Exploring and Explaining the Appeal of Color in Rugs

May 1: Alberto Boralevi: Oriental Rug Fakes and Copies - Teodor Tuduc

May 22: Austin Doyle, MD:  Eastern Caucasian Rugs

June 19: Robert Mann: Oriental Carpet Restoration (at Material Culture)

July: Annual Members Picnic and Silent Auction

Nov. 13: Susan Davies: Moroccan Rugs and the role of Berber Women

NOTE: All meetings take place at FocusPointe, unless otherwise specified. 

FocusPointe Global
Two Logan Square
18th & Arch St., Suite 500
Philadelphia, PA  19103
RSVP: Pat Mahoney -; 215.925.8428

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Lecture by Peter Davies

Tribal Weavings: Symbolism and Meaning thru the Eyes of the Creators
Peter Davies, PhD, Owner/director, Turkana Gallery, NYC

Treasures Show
Sat. Oct. 25, 5 pm. U of Penn Museum
3260 South St (across from Franklin Field)
Philadelphia, PA  19104

Lecture is free to current members, but you must RSVP w/ 
Pat Mahoney by email:, 
or call 215.925.8428.

Sunday, October 5, 2008


Annual PRTS Membership dues are:

Individual: $50.  Couple: $80. Students: $20.
Rug-related dealers: $100.

Membership includes all meetings and PRTS seminars and presentations, as well as our annual picnic and 'moth market'. 

Friday, October 3, 2008

PRTS Sponsors Peter Davies

Upcoming Meeting: October 25, 2008

Peter Davies, Author of The Tribal Eye and Anatolian Kilims
Univ. of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology
34th & Spruce Sts

To coincide with the Treasures Show & Sale.  Time to be announced.