Rugs. History. Research.

Independent research project for a better understanding

of the origin and history of carpets and rugs.

Research areas

Surviving carpets in Transylvania

Research in the context of the use and the users of the carpets.

Carpet scholarship

Research the history of carpet scholarship and methodology.

Carpets in churches, and church carpets

Research of carpets used in Christian churches.

Carpets in paintings

Research the meanings and reasons for the carpets in paintings.

Carpet collecting and forgery

Research the carpet collecting and forgery in the 20th century.

Carpet philosophy

The “carpet” in the antique carpets.

Publications

Contact us

info@rughistorian.com