News: prayer rugs

  1. Avar flatwoven bag face, early 20th century,  Rodney McDonald, Rochester

    The Arts scene in San Francisco

    Without doubt ARTS at the Capri in October makes San Francisco Rug Week the most important annual event in the rug calendar. A review of the event will appear in the next of HALI published on 23 December but here we continue our pictorial review of what went on at the 2013 edition.  

  2. South Caucasus, Mid 19th Century
4ft 9in x 5ft 8in (145cm x 172cm)
Christie’s London, 8/10/2013, Estimate £20,000-30,000

    Preview: Carpets at Christie’s King Street, 8 October 2013

    In addition to the eye-catching Vanderbilt North Indian pashmina star-lattice carpet (lot 50), Christie’s autumn sale of rugs and carpets at King Street, London, on 8 October 2013, includes a wide and varied range of consignments from across the carpet weaving spectrum.

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    Sartirana Textile Show, 2013

    The 9th annual Sartirana Textile Show will take place from 19-22 September 2013 at Sartirana Castle in Lomellina, near Milan, Italy. More than fifty dealers, national and international, will be participating in one of the largest ever such shows, with a programme that includes a cultural exhibition and a lecture programme.

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    Mohammad Tehrani opens new gallery in Hamburg

    Mohammad Tehrani and his wife Sabine have just opened a new gallery at Alstertor 20 in Ecke Ballindam in the centre of Hamburg , while their old gallery in Neue Gröningerstrasse is now closed.

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    Baluchtreffen 2013: Prayer Rugs

    Frank Martin Diehr reports: On the second weekend in June, the tiny village of Taura, near Chemnitz in Saxony became the hub of the Baluch collecting world, with participants in annual German-speaking Baluch collectors’ meeting coming from as far afield as the USA and Sweden.

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