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Library and Reading Room - Oriental Rugs and the Stories They Tell

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Morris Public Library
Karen Reddington-Hughes, Abrash Galleries Rugs and Antiques of Woodbury, will present a talk “Oriental Rugs and the Stories They Tell” in James Morris Reading Room, 4 North Street in Morris, on Thursday, December 1, at 6:30 PM.

The speaker will share many stories and tales of the oriental rugs from China, India, Iran (Persian), Afghanistan and Turkey. Karen will bring an assortment of textiles to show to the audience. The patrons will be able to explore the rugs by feeling their different textures. 

This is a collaborative event of the Morris Public Library and James Morris Reading Room and Museum.

Karen Reddington-Hughes is the owner of Abrash Galleries Rugs and Antiquities, 40 Main Street, Woodbury, CT.  She lives with her husband John and son John Christian in Woodbury and has been a resident since 1990.

Karen has given rug lectures on the art of the oriental rug throughout the Litchfield County area and has over 20 years of experience in the rug trade. She works with both corporate and private interior design firms with the acquisition, maintenance and appraisals of one of a kind pieces. Providing a peerless collection of antique Persian, Turkish, Chinese and Indian rugs is both her passion and her pleasure. Abrash Galleries is celebrating their 18th year in business.

Registration for the FREE event is required: 860-567-7440 or