News: carpet fragments

  1. HALI London

    Celebrating 40 years and 200 editions of HALI magazine, HALI London was the first London festival devoted to the art and history of textiles.

  2. Safavid number games in Sarajevo

    In HALI 195 of Spring 2018, Fatima Žutić reports on the long-unseen but often-mentioned 17th-century Kerman ‘vase technique’ carpet fragments, revealed to the public in February of this year at the National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina Williamsburg and on show until February 2019.

  3. ‘A Collection of Collections’, Sotheby’s London, 6 November

    Sotheby’s London sale on 6 November is led by a group of twenty-three carpets from the Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza collection in Madrid. The consignment includes a handful of classical Ushak, Esfahan and Caucasian rugs and fragments, as well as some particularly good Chinese and East Turkestan rugs.

  4. London rug sale brought forward

    The Spring Islamic Week sale of ‘Rugs and Carpets including Distinguished Collections’ at Sotheby’s in New Bond Street has been brought forward by one day to avoid a clash with Islamic and Orientalist art sales. The sale, now scheduled for the afternoon of Monday 23 April 2018, includes a further twenty historic Turkish village carpets… Read more »


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