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Lyon – Splendours in the City of Silk: 1. Textiles, by Georgina Adam

In the mid 1980s HALI published a series of four articles on the textiles and carpets in the collection of the Musée Historique des Tissus (MHT) in Lyons, France.  The first article, by Georgina Adam, in HALI 32, focused on a select handful of the historical textiles in Lyon, the following three, by Ian Bennett, analysed the classical carpet collection in great detail. To read about the Textiles, please click here

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Ottoman silk with crescent motif, Turkey, 16th century. Musée Historique des Tissus, Lyon

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An In-Depth Category, C-14 dating if textiles, Caucasian carpets, Chinese & East Turkestan carpets, classical carpets, Indian carpets, Islamic textiles, Mamluk carpets, Musée Historique des Tissus, Museum collections, ottoman acrpets, Qaraqalpaq textikes, Safavid carpets, silk textiles, Spanish Carpets, Turkish carpets, Turkmen carpets, Victoria & Albert Museum

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