Highlights from HALI 187:
Thread of time
Pieced pieces speak of the popularity of cotton in Japan
Scouting the lie of the land in a changing Iran
The Afghan History Carpet in Washington D.C.
New perspectives on Turkmen carpets • The cultural significance of Islamic luxury textiles • A royal funeral on the island of Sumba • The ‘Cloth of Vrindavan’ • A mystery William Morris carpet • Banjara folk textiles • A Safavid animal carpet reunited
‘The Carpet and the Connoisseur’ at the SLAM • ‘Seth Siegelaub: Beyond Conceptual Art’ • Symbols of Power. Luxury Textiles from Islamic Lands by Louise Mackie
Three previously unknown Safavid Vase carpets • Review of Vok Selection II • HALI at The Art & Antiques Fair Olympia • San Francisco Tribal & Textile Arts Show