News: Embroidery

  1. Stars of the Caucasus—Azerbaijani Embroideries

    Embroideries of the 16th-18th centuries from the west Caspian region are the subject of a book, produced by Hali Publications, to be published on the occasion of the International Symposium on Azerbaijani Carpets on 17-20 October 2017.

  2. Carpet Auction at Henry’s, Mutterstadt, 10 June 2017

    Henry’s in Mutterstadt, Germany will hold its 9th International Special Auction of Rugs & Carpets on Saturday 10 June 2017. The 321 lots encompass a wide variety of late 19th and 20th-century Persian, Caucasian, Anatolian, Chinese, Tibetan and Turkmen rugs.

  3. Teppich Engelhardt at Rippon Boswell, 20 May 2017

    The ‘Teppich Engelhardt’ liquidation sale at Rippon Boswell in Wiesbaden on Saturday 20 May 2017 marks the end of an era for what was once one of post-war Germany’s largest and best known oriental carpet dealerships, Engelhardt of Mannheim.

  4. Salvago Collection Ottoman Textiles, Sotheby’s London 26 April 2017

    Sotheby’s London sale of Arts of the Islamic World on Wednesday 26th April 2017 includes twenty lots (139-158) of Ottoman and East Mediterranean complex silks, velvets and embroideries from the outstanding collection of Argine Benaki Salvago, grande dame of Alexandrian society in the 1930s and considered ‘one of Europe’s most beautiful women, the toast of… Read more »

  5. Tapestry, Carpets & Textiles, Christie’s London, April 2017

    The last week of April 2017 sees the textile arts represented in three separate Christie’s auctions.  First, at King Street on on Tuesday 25th, ‘Noble & Private Collections I’ includes a number of European tapestries, notable among them a 16th century Franco-Flemish Millefleurs fragment. Also at King Street, on Thursday 27th, is ‘Art of the Islamic… Read more »

  6. Success for the Vok Collection at Rippon Boswell

    The well-attended auction of the third and final tranche of the Ignazio Vok Collection at Rippon Boswell in Wiesbaden on Saturday 25th March 2017 was, like its predecessors, a great success.

  7. Rediscovery of a Tudor Dress Fragment

    Curators from the Historic Royal Palaces in the UK have identified an embroidered altar cloth as a rare fragment of Elizabethan dress.


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