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News: HALI Archive

  1. ‘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

  2. Antique Tibetan Tiger Rugs

    We take a look back at the Tibetan tiger rugs produced for TX2, detailed in HALI 199, in anticipation of the antique Tibetan tiger rugs available at Austria Auction Company’s upcoming specialist carpet auction. ‘Fine Oriental Rugs XXVII Auction’ takes place on 27 November 2021.

  3. Three great online resources for antique carpets and textiles

    With most major museums across the world temporarily closed, our study and appreciation of antique carpets and textiles are forced to move online. Luckily, many institutions now have collection databases with high-resolution images and thorough catalogue entries. Here are three great resources for discovering new and old carpet and textile favourites.


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