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  1. Carpets and Textiles at the Florence Biennale

    Carpets and Textiles at the Florence Biennale

    For the last few years, the largest number of firms exhibiting carpets and tapestries at a fair in Italy has been the annual exhibition held at Sartirana. Half a century ago, things were very different. The most important art and antiques fair in the world, bringing together many carpet galleries, was the Biennale Internazionale dell’Antiquariato in Florence.

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    Burrell at Kelvingrove: Tapestries

    During his whole life, Glasgow shipping magnate Sir William Burrell (1861–1958) acquired some 200 European, mainly medieval, tapestries, building one of the largest and most important collections of its kind in the world.

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    Stars of the Caucasus—Azerbaijani Embroideries

    Embroideries of the 16th-18th centuries from the west Caspian region are the subject of a book, produced by Hali Publications, to be published on the occasion of the International Symposium on Azerbaijani Carpets on 17-20 October 2017.

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    Istanbul Carpet Week, 1-4 October 2017

    Two important exhibitions of historic carpets are opening at Istanbul’s Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum during Istanbul Carpet Week, hosted by the Istanbul Carpet Dealers’ Association (IHIB) in association with COVER and HALI, 1-4 October 2017.


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