News: Ottoman carpets

  1. From HALI 195: Two Rugs at San Gimignano

    A historian by profession, Professor Marco Spallanzani has made a name for himself in carpet circles through his detailed and illuminating scholarly research in Italian archives and historic inventories.

  2. London rug sale brought forward

    The Spring Islamic Week sale of ‘Rugs and Carpets including Distinguished Collections’ at Sotheby’s in New Bond Street has been brought forward by one day to avoid a clash with Islamic and Orientalist art sales. The sale, now scheduled for the afternoon of Monday 23 April 2018, includes a further twenty historic Turkish village carpets… Read more »

  3. From HALI 193: The Bruschettini Collection at the Aga Khan Museum

    In late September 2017, the great and good of the Islamic art world gathered in Toronto for a programme of events to celebrate the opening of the exhibition ‘Arts of the East’ at the Aga Khan Museum, featuring loans from the Bruschettini Collection.

  4. Classical Carpets and Renaissance Paintings in Venice

    A major exhibition, ‘Sérénissime Trame: Carpets from the Zaleski Collection and Renaissance Paintings’, opens on Thursday 23 March 2017 at the Galleria Giorgio Franchetti alla Ca’ d’Oro in Venice.

  5. Carpets and Islamic Art at the MIA, Doha

    ‘Imperial Threads: Motifs and Artisans from Turkey, Iran and India’, the current exhibition at the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar (15 March–4 November 2017), brings a new perspective to the MIA’s remarkable permanent collection.

  6. 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 »


The latest news direct to your e-mail inbox