News: Turkey

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    In Memoriam: David M. Reuben, 1941-2014

    London-based oriental carpet collector/dealer David Reuben, especially well known among the Turkmen rug collecting community, died on 25 April 2014 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. David was born in Basra in 1941, leaving Iraq in 1958 to study chemistry at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Then, after three years in the US Army,… Read more »

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    Missing Rugs Alert

    At some unspecified time or times during the past year, three readily identifiable antique oriental carpets have disappeared from a private collection in Europe. An appropriate reward is offered for information leading to their successful recovery. In the hope that the rugs can be recovered without unnecessarily involving the authorities, HALI has been asked to… Read more »

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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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    In-Depth on

    HALI In-depth has a steady stream of long articles about oriental rugs and carpets taken from the extensive HALI archive. The latest article that has been posted is about East Mediterranean carpets from the V&A, first published 1981

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