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  1. Salvago Collection Ottoman Textiles, Sotheby’s London 26 April 2017

    Sotheby’s London sale of Arts of the Islamic World on Wednesday 26th April 2017 includes twenty lots (139-158) of Ottoman and East Mediterranean complex silks, velvets and embroideries from the outstanding collection of Argine Benaki Salvago, grande dame of Alexandrian society in the 1930s and considered ‘one of Europe’s most beautiful women, the toast of… Read more »

  2. Raw Japan: Boro Blues in Lisbon

    This autumn Japanese Boro patchwork robes and textiles are seen to be taking centre stage in Portugal. Two exhibitions focussing on Japanese culture and design are showing at the Museu do Design e da Moda (MUDE), Lisbon under the title RAW JAPAN, 10 October to 8 February 2015.

  3. Austria’s Newest Auctioneer

    The first sale organised by Udo Langauer’s new Austria Auction Company (AAC) will take place in downtown Vienna on 21 September 2013 at 4 pm, at Novomatic Forum in Friedrichstraße. The inaugural consignment will include between 180 and 200 high quality collectable antique rugs, kilims and textiles, ranging in date from the 16th century to the 20th.

  4. In-Depth on hali.com

    HALI In-depth has a steady stream of long articles about oriental rugs and carpets taken from the extensive HALI archive. The latest article that has been posted is about East Mediterranean carpets from the V&A, first published 1981

  5. Fabulous textiles on show in Cleveland

    On 30 June 2013, The Cleveland Museum of Art opened its new North Wing galleries with an inaugural exhibition ‘Luxuriance: Silks from Islamic Lands, 1250-1900’, which reveals the museum’s exceptional oriental textiles collection to the world for the first time in almost a decade


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