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  1. Autumn 2019
    Issue 201

    Exploring the textile traditions of North and West Africa; Carpets and textiles in colonial Peru; Japan’s fukusa; West African loom technology; Early Andean textiles; African textile art; Kazak rugs revisited

  2. Summer 2019
    Issue 200

    Rewriting the history of early carpets; Karun Thakar’s diverse textile collections; The history of metal-enhanced textiles; Berber costume; Turkmen needlework; A rediscovered Mamluk carpet; The El Kholti Collection of Rabat embroideries; Hans Christian Sienknecht’s Turkmen carpets; The Zaleski Collection of Turkish village weavings; Carpets from the tomb of Shah Abbas II

  3. Spring 2019
    Issue 199

    Batik textiles collected on Java by King Chulalongkorn of Siam; Sweden’s röllakan; Naga textiles; Moroccan carpets; Qajar Persia; Reassessing Raffles; Tiger rugs

  4. Winter 2018
    Issue 198

    HALI London 24 - 30 June 2019; Masterpieces in Moscow’s State Museum of Oriental Art on its 100th anniversary; The Kashmir shawl as a vector for 19th-century Transcaucasian rug designs; ‘Southwest Weavings: 800 Years of Artistic Exchange’ at SLAM; Anni Albers at Tate Modern; ‘Oceania’ at the RA; Zeki Müren rugs in Milan; The new carpet galleries at the Museum of Islamic Art in Berlin

  5. Autumn 2018
    Issue 197

    Two Italian exhibitions of Islamic art; The British Museum’s new Islamic gallery; Anatolian kilims in Washington, DC; a tapestry commissioned by King Henry VIII; barkcloth paintings in Los Angeles; an Aga Khan Museum installation of silk lampas made for Christian communities; subversive messages in African textiles; Madagascan and ancient Peruvian textiles

  6. Summer 2018
    Issue 196

    The Japan Edition: Noh theatre robes in Hayashibara Museum of Art; woollen felt carpets in a Nara temple repository; miyamairi kimonos; and the yūzen dyeing technique. Plus an Ottoman çintamani carpet in Krakow; a Qajar exhibition in France; the minimal weavings of Eurasia and North Africa; textile luxury in ancient Mesoamerica and the Andes and carpets from Avanos in Cappadocia.

  7. Spring 2018
    Issue 195

    The Guido Goldman ikat collection; Tehran’s Carpet Museum’s Safavid holdings; ‘vase-technique’ carpet fragments re-emerge in Sarajevo; an exhibition challenges widely-held beliefs on classical Islamic art; rural Swedish embroideries; Spanish carpets; and the 14th ICOC preview in Washington DC.

  8. Winter 2017
    Issue 194

    The Chinese edition: Carpets made for Buddhist monasteries and the Forbidden City; Ming carpets in Beijing's Palace Museum; postcard from Hong Kong; Chinese minority textiles in Washington DC; historic photographs of China; Lloyd Cotsen’s Textile Traces collection.

  9. Autumn 2017
    Issue 193

    The State Hermitage Museum's textile collections; nomadic weavings from southwest Iran; Indonesian beaded textiles; berber flatweaves and The Bruschettini Collection at the Aga Khan Museum. All this and more in HALI 193.

  10. Summer 2017
    Issue 192

    Classical carpets in Italian exhibitions, new presentations in Istanbul and an innovative Antwerp exhibition. Moroccan textiles in Marrakesh, Post-Sasanian silks, Caucasian embroideries, Bengali kanthas, a journey to Xining, an Instagram report and more in HALI 192.

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