News: September 2013

  1. Preview: Carpets at Christie’s King Street, 8 October 2013

    In addition to the eye-catching Vanderbilt North Indian pashmina star-lattice carpet (lot 50), Christie’s autumn sale of rugs and carpets at King Street, London, on 8 October 2013, includes a wide and varied range of consignments from across the carpet weaving spectrum.

  2. From William Morris to Today: the Textiles of the Cotswolds

    William Morris once described the Cotswolds, a range of hills in southwestern and west-central England, as “a heaven on earth”, therefore, the Gordon Russell Design Museum, in Worcestershire, seems like a perfect place to hold a textile exhibition, which includes some of Morris’ work

  3. Ancient & Modern Research Award 2013

    HALI and CORNUCOPIA announce Ancient & Modern: A Prize for Original Research also sponsored by Bonhams, Christie’s and Sotheby’s. The eighth annual grant of £1,000 for a research project to be awarded to a candidate younger than 25 or over the age of sixty.

  4. Sartirana: Antique carpets and textiles in Italy

    The 9th edition of the Sartirana Textile Show closes on Sunday 22 September 2013. The location of the event, about an hour outside Milan, means that the show is quieter than it deserves to be since the quality of the presentation, material and dealers is of the highest order. The setting in the ancient rice… Read more »

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