ACOR: Cicim and Zili by Donna Endres

The American Conference on Oriental Rugs offered quite a few interesting focus and hands-on sessions held by collectors and rug-professionals. One of the focus sessions “Cicim and Zili: Weft-Patterned Weavings of Anatolia” by Donna Endres on April 22nd, turned out to be a real hands-on session, with very interested collectors … read more

Imperial Ming Carpets – Lecture at The Textile Museum

Information from The Textile Museum, Washington DC. – 26 January 2006 An Introduction to Imperial Ming Carpets A Special Lecture at The Textile Museum Saturday, February 4 at 2:30 pm The knotted pile carpet has been part of Chinese culture for at least 2,000 years, yet probably fewer than 600 … read more

Robert Pinner Lectures 11-12 June 2005

To coincide with the fair 2005 the Hali Fair has announced a programme of lectures in memory of Robert Pinner. The lectures include: Saturday 11 June: 1.45 Opening by Daniel Shaffer, Executive Editor of Hali 2.00 James Reid: Magic Feathers. Textile Art from Ancient Peru 3.00 Stefano Ionescu: The Saxon … read more