News: Chinese carpets

  1. An eye for the tigers

    Exclusive rugs designed by contemporary artists take the tiger and traditional tiger rugs as inspiration—and, as Stephanie Douglas explains, aim to support the conservation of these awe-inspiring creatures.

  2. ‘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.

  3. Carpets and Textiles at Christie’s, London, 26 April 2018

    Christie’s forthcoming sale Arts of the Islamic and Indian Worlds features a selection of 70 carpets from the past five centuries, highlighting the various weaving centres within the Islamic world, from Spain to China.

  4. Yellow shades from HALI 194

    The regular HALI magazine feature Thread of Time takes an abstract look at the links between two intriguing textiles from different places and cultures that deserve to be in the limelight. The following is extracted from HALI 194.

  5. From Ningxia to Nichols

    A selection from the collection of Chinese rugs of the New York-based Antique Rug Studio will be exhibited at the China (Qinghai) International Carpet Exhibition in Xining in June 2018. This article introduces the different types of carpets made for the domestic and export markets in the 19th and early 20th centuries.


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