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Christie’s auction April 6

Christie’s London spring auction April 6 includes 293 rugs and carpets. Selection from the preview. All images ©Christie’s LOT: 102 RUG NAME: Bakhshaish AGE: ca. 1880 ESTIMATE: 3,000 – 5,000 GBP SOLD: 3,600 GBP DESCRIPTION: Lot Description A BAKSHAISH RUG NORTH WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1880 Localised light wear, repaired crease … 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