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News: antique rug

  1. Indian Textiles:1,000 years of art and design, 22 January 2022

    ‘Indian Textiles:1,000 years of art and design’ opens from 22 January to 6 June 2022 and is accompanied by a limited-edition catalogue which includes essays by leading historians of Indian textiles, including Rosemary Crill, Steven Cohen, Avalon Fotheringham and Sylvia Houghteling and will showcase court weavings, folk embroideries and other fabrics from the 9th – early 20th centuries. In this article Rosemary Crill, editor of the accompanying catalogue, explores the ideas behind the exhibition.

  2. ‘Spain, 1000–1200: Art at the Frontiers of Faith’

    Featured in HALI 209’s pick of the best rug and textile exhibitions and events around the globe, the current exhibition, ‘Spain, 1000–1200: Art at the Frontiers of Faith’ is open at The Met Cloisters, New York until 30 January 2022. In this article we take a more detailed look at some of the medieval textile pieces on display.

  3. Navajo Weaving Culture

    In relation to the exhibition of Navajo rugs currently on show at Montclair Art Museum, until 2 January 2021, we revisit the unique Navajo weaving culture featured in HALI 202.

  4. Antique Tibetan Tiger Rugs

    We take a look back at the Tibetan tiger rugs produced for TX2, detailed in HALI 199, in anticipation of the antique Tibetan tiger rugs available at Austria Auction Company’s upcoming specialist carpet auction. ‘Fine Oriental Rugs XXVII Auction’ takes place on 27 November 2021.

  5. Editor’s Choice: East-central Anatolian Rug Fragment

    For more than forty years HALI has found and published some of the most important and beautiful rugs and textiles in the world. The many different paths we have followed to find interesting pieces—auctions, collector meetings and conferences, dealers’ exhibitions and adverts—have been a constant source of wonder and excitement in our pages. Illustrating gems we have discovered and wanted to share has tended to be confined to an appropriate context. Here we are attempting something different.


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