News: Persian carpets

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    A Persian weaving legacy

    A collection of Persian tribal rugs and kilims on show for the first time at the China (Qinghai) International Carpet Exhibition in Xining in June may be a catalyst in the development of a wider interest in traditional carpets in the world’s largest potential market.

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    London rug sale brought forward

    The Spring Islamic Week sale of ‘Rugs and Carpets including Distinguished Collections’ at Sotheby’s in New Bond Street has been brought forward by one day to avoid a clash with Islamic and Orientalist art sales. The sale, now scheduled for the afternoon of Monday 23 April 2018, includes a further twenty historic Turkish village carpets… Read more »

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    Antique Rug and Textile Show, San Francisco

    This year’s Antique Rug and Textile Show in San Francisco was held at the newly renovated Greenwich Inn, a 1950’s era motel at 2055 Steiner Street, 27-29 October. Emma Gardner reports.

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    From HALI 193: The Bruschettini Collection at the Aga Khan Museum

    In late September 2017, the great and good of the Islamic art world gathered in Toronto for a programme of events to celebrate the opening of the exhibition ‘Arts of the East’ at the Aga Khan Museum, featuring loans from the Bruschettini Collection.

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    Dorotheum, Vienna, 12 September 2017

    The specialist sale: Oriental Carpets, Textiles and Tapestries is held at the Viennese auction house, Dorotheum at 4pm on 12 September.

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