News: Persian carpets

  1. A living collection at HALI London

    Visiting Anglo-Canadian collector Bob Bell at his home in the Cotswolds, Aaron Nejad finds a passionate, experienced and well-informed man who lives surrounded by an eclectic array of rugs, and who, despite the demands of a busy professional career, always finds time to enjoy and share. The following is an abridged article from HALI 199 – coming soon!

  2. Sartirana Textile Show

    A selection of antique rug and textile galleries exhibited at Sartirana Textile Show, La Pila, Lomellina, 13-16 September 2018.

  3. From HALI 196: Dynamics of a Dynasty

    A fresh approach turned a recent French exhibition on Qajar culture into something more than just an art show. Venetia Porter was at the Louvre-Lens to experience the transformation. Hadi Maktabi comments on the carpets.

  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. 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 »


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