Wednesday, November 12, 2003

Older Signed Serafian Isfahan Rug: "This rug is from a collection I spotted on www.rugs.co.za. I was quite pleased when they gave permission to use them to illustrate my notes.
This is a splendid example of an older Serafian. This one has particularly well drawn Islimi. Islimi is the swirling pattern in the field with a leaf at the end. "

MySA.com: Business: "'They've been going out of business for at least 10 years in San Antonio from my recollection,' said Tom Munroe, co-owner of Oriental Rug Gallery of San Antonio. 'They have been coming and going on Broadway under several (names). That's how they skirt the law.'"

Parvizian in Houston accused of Going Out of Business Scam!