News: Iranian textiles

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    Islamic Art in Dallas

    The Keir Collection of Islamic Art Gallery opened at the Dallas Museum of Art on 18 April 2017, with a long-term installation in a new purpose-designed space dedicated to Islamic art. The new installation features more than 100 works from the Keir Collection, including a substantial number that have never previously been exhibited. Assembled over five… Read more »

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    Baluch Flatweaves in Freiburg

    The 12th annual Baluchi symposium was held at the Stadtteilzentrum Vauban in Freiburg, Germany, from 5 to 7 May 2017. The talks were accompanied by an extraordinary loan exhibition of more than 60 pieces.

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    Teppich Engelhardt at Rippon Boswell, 20 May 2017

    The ‘Teppich Engelhardt’ liquidation sale at Rippon Boswell in Wiesbaden on Saturday 20 May 2017 marks the end of an era for what was once one of post-war Germany’s largest and best known oriental carpet dealerships, Engelhardt of Mannheim.

  4. CHRISTIE’S LONDON, 27 APRIL 2017. LOT 157. OTTOMAN SILK EMBROIDERED QUILT COVER (YORGAN YÜZÜ), TURKEY, 17TH OR EARLY 18TH CENTURY. 39¾ X 35¾IN. (101CM. X 91CM.); ESTIMATE £10,000 - 15,000

    Tapestry, Carpets & Textiles, Christie’s London, April 2017

    The last week of April 2017 sees the textile arts represented in three separate Christie’s auctions.  First, at King Street on on Tuesday 25th, ‘Noble & Private Collections I’ includes a number of European tapestries, notable among them a 16th century Franco-Flemish Millefleurs fragment. Also at King Street, on Thursday 27th, is ‘Art of the Islamic… Read more »

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    Power and Protection: Islamic Art and the Supernatural, Oxford

    In HALI 189, the Yousef Jameel Curator of Islamic Art at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford,Francesca Leoni introduces the landmark exhibition, ‘Power and Protection: Islamic Art and the Supernatural’, showing there from 20 October 2016 until 15 January 2017.

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    Henry’s Carpet Collection

    Highlights from the upcoming auction on 11 June 2016 of collectors carpets at Henry’s Auktionshaus in Mutterstadt, Germany

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    Seth Siegelaub at Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

    An extract from an exhibition review by Alan Kennedy of ‘Seth Siegelaub: Beyond Conceptual Art’ at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, 12 December 2015 – 17 April 2017.


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