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News: HALI magazine

  1. 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.

  2. Color Riot! How Color Changed Navajo Textiles

    Seventy bold artworks from 1860–1930 and the present day are currently on show at Montclair Art Museum in New Jersey until 2 January 2021. ‘Color Riot! How Color Changed Navajo Textiles’, celebrates the courage and vision to experiment.

  3. 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.

  4. 125 Years of De Wit

    Read an abridged version of the HALI 204 book review of ‘Tapestry Production & Conservation 125 Years of De Wit – Royal Manufacturers of Tapestry’ by Maria Taboga and Nello Forti Grazzini. While highly technical content, it is always a pleasurable as well as an informative read: a gateway to a fascinating world, made of coloured threads, warps and wefts. 

  5. 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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