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  1. Exhibition of Newly Conserved Carpets in Istanbul

    In HALI 204, Alberto Boralevi warmly welcomed an important exhibition of newly conserved carpets which opened at the Istanbul Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art (TIEM) on 13 March

  2. Striking Simplicity

    In conjunction with the publication of his article ‘Striking simplicity’ in HALI 204, Gebhart Blazek celebrates the distinctive qualities of Moroccan flatweaves with an exhibition of Moroccan kilims at his gallery in Graz from 5 September to 3 October

  3. Thread of Time: A Tapestry Portrait of Napoleon The Bayeux Tapestry

    In the early years of the 19th century, Napoleon Bonaparte sought to emulate his hero, William the Conqueror, by recreating the scenes of the Bayeux Tapestry through an invasion of Britain. As Ben Evans explains in HALI 204, circumstances changed, but the result was still a commission for the historic Gobelins Manufactory

  4. Auction review: Liberté for the carpet fraternity

    An auction in Rouen, capital of Normandy, marked the lifting of many Covid-19 restrictions in France, and a case of miscataloguing and low estimates brought together the European trade hoping for bargains

  5. Editor’s Choice: Northwest Persian Harshang Carpet

    For more than forty years HALI has found and published some of the most important and beautiful rugs and textiles in the world. The many different paths we have followed to find interesting pieces—auctions, collector meetings and conferences, dealers’ exhibitions and adverts—have been a constant source of wonder and excitement in our pages. Illustrating gems we have discovered and wanted to share has tended to be confined to an appropriate context. Here we are attempting something different.

  6. Editor’s Choice: East-central Anatolian Rug Fragment

    For more than forty years HALI has found and published some of the most important and beautiful rugs and textiles in the world. The many different paths we have followed to find interesting pieces—auctions, collector meetings and conferences, dealers’ exhibitions and adverts—have been a constant source of wonder and excitement in our pages. Illustrating gems we have discovered and wanted to share has tended to be confined to an appropriate context. Here we are attempting something different.


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