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Woven Images of Afghanistan II - A Rug Sale

Wednesday February 15, 5 pm - Saturday February 18, 4 pm

Launch and Opening Reception Wednesday February 15, 5-7 pm

The Textile Museum of Canada's Volunteer Association is hosting a reception, exhibition and sale of Afghan rugs to benefit the Museum's collections. The sale runs from Wednesday February 15, 5 pm to Saturday February 18, 4 pm, or while rugs last.

Chosen for their exquisite craftsmanship, forty-eight Oriental rugs that depict the countryside and cities of Afghanistan have been handpicked by textile expert and collector, Max Allen. A founding curator of the TMC, Max Allen has generously donated all forty-eight rugs so that these collectors' items can be sold at unbeatable prices.

Please join us at the Textile Museum of Canada for this unique opportunity.

Read an interview with Max Allen.

Sale Hours:
Wednesday February 15, 5:00 -7:00 pm
Thursday February 16, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday February 17, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday February 18, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Please note the sale will close early if rugs sell out.


general public: Free

Reservation: Not required
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