Turkish Carpets in The V&A, by Donald King, Robert Pinner & Michael Franses, 1984

The last in the series of early HALI articles by the team of Donald King, Robert Pinner and Michael Franses on the carpets in the collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, is an in-depth survey and detailed documentation of the museum’s historical Turkish carpets and fragments. First published in HALI 6/4, 1984. To read the… Read more »

Chinese Carpets in the V&A

Part of the continuing series of In-Depth archive articles from early issues of HALI. Here the King, Pinner & Franses team focus on the Chinese carpet collection in London’s Victoria & Albert Museum. First published in HALI 5/2, 1982. To read the article, please click here   

Turkoman Rugs in The Victoria & Albert Museum, by Robert Pinner & Michael Franses

The first of the extended series of in-depth HALI articles on the Oriental carpet collections at the Victoria & Albert Museum, by HALI’s then editors Robert Pinner and Michael Franses, with an introduction to the history of the collection by the V&A’s Keeper of Textiles, Donald King, was published in HALI 2/4, 1980. To read… Read more »

Caucasian Carpets in the Victoria & Albert Museum, by Donald King, Michael Franses & Robert Pinner

In the late 1970s and early 1980s, HALI published an occasional (and still incomplete) series of articles featuring and analysing in-depth the carpet collections at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. The history of the collection was written by Donald King, the then Keeper of Textiles at the museum, and the rugs were analysed… Read more »

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