1. Lectures at Istanbul Carpet Week – Virtual Edition

    Istanbul Carpet Week returns this autumn with a virtual edition taking place on 21-23 October 2020 to showcase the products and skills of one of the world’s oldest traditional weaving centres

  2. Memories of Chuck Paterson, 1945-2020

    I can’t actually remember when or where I first met Chuck Paterson. Perhaps at that pivotal San Francisco 1990 ICOC or an early ACOR or one of the Tribal Art Shows, because he was at all of those events, ubiquitous with his open friendly smile, welcoming manner and unfiltered Camel in his fingers. In fact,… Read more »

  3. HALI Book Review: Tudor Textiles

    The new publication ‘Tudor Textiles’ by Eleri Lynn covers the period from the accession of Henry VII in 1485 to the death of his granddaughter Elizabeth I in 1603

  4. HALI Profile: Jenny Housego

    Author, collector and textile entrepreneur Jenny Housego has had a remarkable life, which is now told in full in a new book. In HALI 204, she talks to us about some of the landmark moments in her career.

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

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