• The art of suzani embroidery

    The art of suzani embroidery
  • Welcome to my show-room in Provence

    My shop is located in Saint-Rémy de Provence (France, South east). It is a welcoming place where my customers can consult a large choice of ethnic tribal textiles and rugs books, past issues of the magazine HALI, enjoy looking at all the photos made during my travels and take time to discover my collection.
  • Beautiful trip in bhutan

    Every day was simply amazing, so different, with a real authenticity. The country is not very touristic at the moment, only a few people from west, and India, so you can easily visit each temple, monastery without pressure (this word is not used there…).
  • Tribal bags from turkey and persia

    Villagers and nomads in Western and Central Asia made flat-woven saddlebags and storage bags used in daily life and as cargo bags during migration.
  • Pleated blue hmong skirt

    The pleated skirt was an essential piece of clothing for most Hmong of Laos, China and Vietnam. Amongst the three Hmong groups living in the northern Laos, Blue Hmong women’s and girls’ skirt is the most amazing one.
  • Tribal hanging textiles

    Tribal hanging textiles were woven for utilitarian functions. The decorative appearance of the tribal hanging textiles reflects the tribal identity of nomad culture. Throughout Central Asia, the decorative hanging textiles of Turkmen, Uzbek, Kirghiz, Kazakh tribes are incredibly diverse in their structures, colors and decorative patterns (tribal hanging textiles in various material silk or cotton embroidered, flat-woven rugs, “Korak” patchworks, Kazakh Tus Kiiz ).
  • Central asian textiles

    Central Asian textiles were produced by nomadic, peasant and urban people. The differences between the central Asian textiles reflect the cultural influences within their region and lifestyle. The distinction between the Central Asian textiles made by nomadic and settled people are based on specific need, techniques, available materials and motifs.
  • Antique tribal oriental rugs

    Antique tribal oriental rugs from Middle East and Central Asia refer to traditional hand woven rugs with geometric motifs, several types of loom and weaving technique.
  • Antique tribal clothes

    The shape and style of antique tribal costume pieces produced on the six continents reveals the mankind’s highly rich skill, creativity and aesthetic.
  • Antique silk embroidered textiles

    At the late nineteenth century using silk embroidery technique to decorate was within everybody’s reach, both popular and common in Central Asia and silk embroidered textiles played an important role in the daily life and settled decorated costumes with silk embroidery.