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The Oriental Rug and Textile Society is delighted to announce the opening of its annual ORTS Cup Award 2014. Entrants are invited to provide an essay of 500 - 2,000 words including no more than 4 hyper-links and 4 images. Manual entries are also accepted as they can be retrieved from the website or sent as email. Subject material must be about Asian textiles/carpets. For example an essay on say Indian embroidery or Tibetan carpets. Original or little known subjects will be highly regarded, however brief.
Entry is open to those aged up to 25 and affiliated to a British Institution or Workplace. An entrant does not need to be of British nationality and is open to all whether in education or not.
Entries to firstname.lastname@example.org by 15th May 2014 or by post to PO Box 234, Staines TW19 5PE. The winner will be announced in June 2014. Download an entry form here
Free flight Turkey / UK. Complimentary week of sole occupancy of an antique wooden house in the area of the historic Blue Mosque, Istanbul. The Society’s Annual Essay Silver Cup, plus three years free Society Membership
The Society’s 2nd Prize Silver Cup, plus three years free Society Membership