Qi Dragon carpet from an Imperial Palace Possibly Beijing, last quarter of the 16th century625 x 297 cm, wool pile on a silk foundation. Private collection, Ticino
COLOGNE, GERMANY -- The Museum of East Asian Art in Cologne is hosting an exhibition of Chinese carpets. The show, which has been running since October, will run through January 15, 2006 in order to accommodate international visitors to the Heimtextil and Domotex Fairs, according to the exhibit curator, Dr. Adele Schlombs.
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America's Research Group Report: HOLIDAY SHOPPERS LOOKING FOR BIG DISCOUNTS TO WIND UP SEASON
CHARLESTON, NC -- With many shoppers still not finished buying, the final week of the holiday shopping season will be hectic in retail stores, predicted C. Britt Beemer, founder of America's Research Group, which conducts weekly consumer attitude surveys.
FEDERATED NAMES SENIOR MANAGEMENT AS PART OF MACY'S-MAY MERGER
CINCINNATI--Federated Department Stores, Inc. has announced a series of new division senior management appointments, effective Feb. 1, 2006, as the company integrates its Macy's divisions following the acquisition of The May Department Stores Co.
STANTON OFFERS CUSTOM RUG FABRICATION AT GEORGIA FACILITY
SYOSSET, NY - Stanton Carpet Corp. is offering a new custom rug fabrication program through its in-house finishing and fabricating facility in Calhoun, GA, according to Jonathan Cohen, executive vice president.
SAFAVIEH REMODELS NY WHOLESALE SHOWROOM; EXPANDS INTO FURNITURE
NEW YORK -- Safavieh has recently completed the remodeling of its 10,000 sq. ft. wholesale showroom at 153 Madison Ave. in New York's Oriental Rug District.The showroom reflects Safavieh's move into the furniture and home accents business.
KATHY IRELAND WORLDWIDE TO EXHIBIT SHAW RUGS AT HEIMTEXTIL
Shaw Living-Kathy Ireland Gee's Bend rug in Roman Stripe design. Power-loomed of soft olefin yarns, the heavy, plush rugs will retail for approximately $429 in 5'5"x7'8"
FRANKFURT, GERMANY - Kathy Ireland Worldwide will exhibit the Quilts of Gee's Bend collection with her partners at Kathy Ireland Home by Shaw Living at the Heimtextil Show Jan. 11 to14, 2006 in Frankfurt, Germany.
LAPEERE NAMED PRESIDENT OF FABRICA; FRIERSON TO HEAD MASLAND RESIDENTIAL
CHATTANOOGA, TN -- Craig Lapeere has been named president of Fabrica, International, a division of The Dixie Group, Inc. He succeeds Todd Vande Hei, who has resigned from both his Fabrica post and as vice president of The Dixie Group, Inc.