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News: exhibition

  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. ‘Weaving Splendor: Treasures of Asian Textiles’

    Glimpses into the enduring history of Asia’s diverse textile traditions are provided by the extraordinary but rarely seen treasures in the exhibition ‘Weaving Splendor: Treasures of Asian Textiles’.

  4. ‘Beyond Utility: Rugs of Southwest Persia’

    This online exhibition of sixteen rugs from Southwest Persia tells a complex story of the way these peoples were able to capture the minds and markets of the world for their designs and provides an excellent opportunity to view some outstanding examples of the beauty of 19th-century southwest Persian tribal rugs

  5. Tibetan Weaving – The Carpet Museum at Voigtsberg Castle

    The recently opened exhibition at The Carpet Museum at Voigtsberg Castle, Germany, provides an overview of 15th Century to Modern day Tibetan weaving, in a huge departure from the usual exhibitions of carpets made in the local region.

  6. 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.


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