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Turkish Carpets in The V&A, by Donald King, Robert Pinner & Michael Franses, 1984

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The last in the series of early HALI articles by the team of Donald King, Robert Pinner and Michael Franses on the carpets in the collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, is an in-depth survey and detailed documentation of the museum’s historical Turkish carpets and fragments. First published in HALI 6/4, 1984. To read the… Read more »

Lyon, Splendours in the City of Silk. 4: The remaining Classical Carpets, by Ian Bennett

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The third of Ian Bennett’s in-depth articles on the  Oriental carpet collection at the Musée Historique des Tissus in Lyon, France was published in HALI 35 (1987). The article features the non-Persian holdings of 16th and 17th century classical carpets – from Spain, Egypt, Turkey, India, East Turkestan and China. To read ‘The Remaining Classical… Read more »


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