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The New England Rug Society (NERS) is an informal,  non-profit organization of people interested in enriching their knowledge and appreciation of antique oriental rugs and textiles.

NERS members gather six to eight times each year at meetings which usually feature an outside speaker and focus on a particular theme related to the rug field, with an occasional textile topic included for variety.  Meetings are held in various locations in the greater Boston area, depending on the subject.
 

We welcome you to our site. And if you like what you see, we'll be pleased to welcome you as a member as well.  On this website, you will find everything you need to apply for membership. Enjoy your visit. 
   
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News

Next Meeting: Feb. 23rd, Mike Tschebull, Why Warp-Faced Covers Are Collectible: Jajims of the Transcaucasus and Iran. (First Parish, Newton, MA)

Newsletter:  The Nov. 2017 newsletter is now available.


Event
Calendar

Event Calendar for the 2017/2018 Season

Sept. 22nd

Jennifer Swope and Gerry Roy, on Quilts    

Oct. 20th Tom Farnham, on the rise & fall of rug scholar F.R. Martin.
Nov. 17th Nick Wright and Thom Mond, on Tibetan rugs.
Feb. 23rd Mike Tschebull, Why Warp-Faced Covers Are Collectible: Jajims of the Transcaucasus and Iran. (First Parish, Newton, MA)
March 23rd Louise Mackie, on her book "Symbols of Power: Luxury Textiles from Islamic Lands".
April 27th Tom and Peggy Simons, on Pakistani textiles. (Durant-Kenrick House)
May 20th The annual picnic, moth market and show-and-tell session. (Gore Place, Waltham, MA.)


View the event calendars from previous seasons
 


Membership Annual membership dues are: Student: $25,  Single: $45, Couple: $65, Supporting: $90, Patron: $120.  
 
New members If you would like to join NERS (of course you would!), you can pay your dues online via PayPal or you can print out the PDF membership form and mail it in along with a check.
   
Current members When you receive your yearly renewal notice (usually mid-summer) either pay your dues online with Paypal or send in a check.

Additional NERS information can be
obtained by sending email to NERS


NERS is a member of the American Conference on Oriental Rugs

 

   Site last updated on 8/18/2016
 

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