The Robert Pinner Lectures at the Hali Fair

Daniel Walker

The Robert Pinner Lectures at The HALI Fair 2006, Olympia Exhibition Centre London, will start on Saturday 10 June and conclude on Wednesday 14 June. The lectures include: Saturday 10 June: Classical Carpets, Textiles and Islamic Art introduced by Bruce Baganz 1pm Geraldine Norman: Between East and West, Islamic Art … read more

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