Hali Colloquium overview

The Hali Colloquium in Italy: Florence, Milan, Turin and Genoa included besides a two-days colloquium and expert conference “Kerman Carpets of the Safavid Period (1501-1736)” 10-11 February 2023 in Genoa, a lot of events starting at 5 February in Florence. 5 February In Florence The first day included a visit … read more

Sanguszko Carpets at Palazzo Rosso in Genoa

Michael Franses was guide during a visit in Palazzo Rosso in Genoa at 16.30 Friday 11 February 2023 after the first day of the Hali Colloquium, Kerman Carpets of the Safavid Period (1501-1736) has ended. The purpose of the guided tour was to see the exhibition ‘The Magnificent Sanguszko Carpets’. … read more

16th century Central Persian carpets at Museo Poldi Pezzoli

On 7 February 2023 the ‘Hali Caravan’ came to Milano as a part of the Hali Colloquium in Italy. The first event at 11 am included a visit at Museo Poldi Pezzoli and a lecture by Michael Franses about Central Persian carpets with focus on Qazvin carpets. The ‘Tiger Carpet’ … read more

Carpets at Stefano Bardini Museum

As a part of the Hali Colloquium in Italy Alberto Boralevi guided a tour 6 February 2023 at noon at the Stefano Bardini Museum with focus on important Anatolian and Persian carpets from the 16th-17th centuries… read more