News: Events

  1. Tomorrow’s Tigers

    Last week at Sotheby’s, patron Lily Cole introduced Tomorrow’s Tigers – the WWF World Wide Fund for Nature’s new fundraising project in support of the TX2 goal—a global commitment to double tiger numbers in the wild by 2022.

  2. ICOC XIV Preview

    Executive Editor Daniel Shaffer previews the 14th International Conference on Oriental Carpets.

  3. Kilims on the up

    A brief overview by Daniel Shaffer of the sale of Anatolian kilims, North African carpets and southeast Asian textiles from the collection of the Austrian businessman Theodor Poppmeier, in which the best kilim lots outdid even those of the recent series from the much higher-profile Vok Collection.

  4. A Persian weaving legacy

    A collection of Persian tribal rugs and kilims on show for the first time at the China (Qinghai) International Carpet Exhibition in Xining in June may be a catalyst in the development of a wider interest in traditional carpets in the world’s largest potential market.

  5. 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.


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