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Studio tour — Anna Williams (i)

Tuesday 5 September, 9:30 am - 11am


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THIS TOUR IS FULLY BOOKED

The name Anna Williams is synonymous with oriental rugs.  Anna has made her reputation in repairing, mending, restoring and wall-mounting all kinds of handmade carpets, rugs, kelims, soumaks, and antiques.  Since 1992 Anna has been repairing handmade carpets and rugs from all over New Zealand.  She has a strong working relationship with Richard Pointon, Oriental Rugs, and is admired not only for her skills as a carpet repairer, but also for the integrity that she brings to whatever she takes on.

In 2005 Anna made her first trip to Iran to give herself the opportunity of working with the people there who repaired carpets.  She has since made regular trips to Iran to study with rug restorers for her own professional development, and to purchase top quality yarns, wools, cottons and silks.

Anna is passionate about her work: carpet repairing for her is a natural progression of her love of spinning and weaving.

Feature image: Photo Heather Macfarlane, Friends of Te Papa


Members only $15. (Refreshments after at own expense)

Organiser:
Friends of Te Papa
Phone:
(04) 381 7051
Email:
friends@tepapa.govt.nz
2017-09-05 09:30:00 2017-09-05 11:00:00 Pacific/Wallis Studio tour — Anna Williams (i) A Friends of Te Papa event. More details: https://www.friendsoftepapa.org.nz/event/studio-tour-anna-williams-i/. Inner city studio, Wellington Friends of Te Papa friends@tepapa.govt.nz
Venue:
Anna Williams
Address:
Inner city studio
Wellington,