RMR Rug Repair Workshop 2022

Posted by John Bonath, August 1, 2022

2022 rug repair participants with Robert Mann, Tanya Prochaska, Quinn Holt, Marife Hagebusch, Susan Brummett & Mosen Eadelati.   In July of 2022, Robert Mann Rugs Inc. hosted a three-day immersive workshop in rug repair and restoration.  The workshop was taught by Robert Mann and co-sponsored by Master Rug Cleaners of Dallas, Texas.  The course was […]

Robert Mann | Textile Expert

Posted by kelly@sailordesign.com, January 20, 2022

Join Robert Mann, co-founder of Restoration Yarns and Robert Mann Rugs, for a discussion of key questions around the restoration of rugs and carpets in conjunction with The George Washington University Museum.   When: Sat, January 29, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. EST   |   Where: Virtual   |  REGISTER HERE   Rug and Textile Appreciation Morning: Restoring Rugs […]


Posted by Robert Mann, November 11, 2019

Recently I had the opportunity to spend a few days in Izmir, Turkey at the Antique Textile Conservation’s workshop.  We reviewed textiles we had sent them to work on. That visit was followed by two weeks of touring with a group of American rug cleaners. It was a memorable trip. As a foreign visitor it […]

The Shared Visions Project

an upcoming arts event
Posted by Robert Mann, April 12, 2019

You might remember a card we mailed out awhile back using this art by John Bonath.  He created the imagery from special hand-spun Iranian yarn that we use for our rug restoration.  John is part of our family here at RMR. He has done our photography and design for the last 26 years.  His work […]

2018 Conference

at Robert Mann Rugs
Posted by Robert Mann, November 8, 2018

The middle of October found us hosting a Rug Washing industry conference at our newly built facility in Denver. Over 150 industry colleagues came to visit, take classes, hear lectures and wash a lot of rugs. It was jointly sponsored by ARCS – The Association of Rug Care Specialists – and Centrum Force, the premier […]

Robert Mann Restoration Yarns

materials for the restoration of hand-made textiles
Posted by Robert Mann, September 26, 2018

We have a lot of experience preparing materials for rug restoration. It’s always been difficult to find the right materials.  From the beginning it was clear that spinning, re-spinning, and custom dying was the only way to get it right to do the job. There is a hard truth in rug restoration. No matter what […]