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

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

Rippon Boswell, Lesley and Robert Pinner Collection, 15 May 2004

Embroidered Asmalyk

In part I of the Oriental rugs and carpets auction on 15th May 2004 Rippon Boswell is selling the Lesley and Robert Pinner Collection of 110 antique Turkmen weavings. Lesley Pinner was a botanist of profession and an enthusiastic collector with a great knowledge of structure and weaving techniques. Most … read more