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.
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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.
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.
Safavid silk tapestries at The Met, introducing the Japanese technique bingata, and an unmissable exhibition of ikat robes. Caucasian embroideries, early prayer rugs preserved in Transylvania, and the work of Iranian artist Parviz Tanavoli. Find all this and more in HALI 191.
Imam Reza Shrine Carpet Museum in Mashhad, Iran; glass beads in African art; Moroccan embroidered shawls; collectors Muzaffar Kaplan and Jack Corwin; Turkmen embroidered pouches; Iban weavings from Borneo; a Francis Bacon rug; Ca’ d’Oro exhibition, Venice and more in HALI 190
Textiles and Minimalism at de Young; Ancient Andean textiles; National Museum of Scotland’s Kinghorne Carpet; Opus Anglicanum needlework at the V&A, Ainu Art; precious fragments; Islamic divination; Transcaucasian weaving; Martin Posth’s Anatolian carpets and more in HALI 189
HALI: The Iran Edition is dedicated to Iran: masterpieces from The National Carpet Museum, Tehran; Parviz Tanavoli; Silks from Mazandaran; Seljuk textiles; Amoghli; Qashqa’i weavings and Fars rugs. Also silk shawls of the Punjab, the Nemati collection, Turkmen carpets and more in HALI 188.
A new perspective on Turkmen carpets; the roles of luxury textiles in Islamic cultures; two important Safavid carpets are reunited; a royal funeral on the island of Sumba; the William Morris Peacock carpet; an intriguing textile from Assam in the British Museum and more in HALI 187
Narrow-strip woven cloths from Ghana & Togo
Figurative Indian chintzes for the Armenian Church
Rural and nomadic Moroccan textiles
How Islamic art came to Berlin
Interview with collector Ignazio Vok
'Kongo: Power and Majesty' at the Met
The lost tiles of Damascus
And much more!
'The Fabric of India' at the V&A
Little known rugs in the MAA Budapest
Textiles of rural Tunisia
'Art in the Age of Spices' in Adelaide
Nomadic felt traditions
Anahita - Arts of Asia opens in Berlin
and much more!