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    Moroccan Carpets and Modern Art in Munich

    An upcoming exhibition at The International Design Museum, Munich, will center on the collection of Munich architect Professor Jürgen Adam, from 29 September 2013 till 6 January 2014.

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    ‘Majestic African Textiles’ in Indiana until March 2014

    A stunning exhibition at the Indianapolis Museum of Art features more than 60 pieces of antique textile art from North and Sub-Saharan Africa from the museum’s diverse collection of African textiles, one of the most comprehensive in the USA.

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    An Ottoman Tent in Wawel Royal Castle

    The 17th-century Turkish tent on display at the Wawel Royal Castle, Cracow, is the largest of its kind in Poland, and is one of the most valuable historical mementoes in the Wawel collection and indeed all of Europe.

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    Fabulous textiles on show in Cleveland

    On 30 June 2013, The Cleveland Museum of Art opened its new North Wing galleries with an inaugural exhibition ‘Luxuriance: Silks from Islamic Lands, 1250-1900’, which reveals the museum’s exceptional oriental textiles collection to the world for the first time in almost a decade

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    Princely Prices: Sotheby’s Treasures

    Timed to coincide with the last day of the London Masterpiece Fair, Sotheby’s prestigious evening sale on 3 June 2013 of Treasures, Princely Taste, consisting of 49 well-provenanced works of art from the Renaissance to the 20th century, totalled £9,218,850. Among the successful lots were two well-known Classical period Oriental carpets consigned by the Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection.

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    Search for the Unicorn at the Cloisters, New York

    To mark the 75th anniversary of the Cloisters in New York and 75 years of the Unicorn Tapestries being a focal point of that collection, the Cloisters is currently holding an exhibition ‘Search for the Unicorn, An Exhibition in Honor of The Cloisters’ 75th Anniversary’

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    Eye-Catching Kilims at Netherhampton, 10 July 2013

    Netherhampton Salerooms’ auction of Carpets, Rugs and Textiles in Salisbury, England on 10 July 2012 includes the the second part of a European private collection of kilims, mainly Anatolian.


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