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h a l l Carpet ^ c i , maker or seller of carpets.
The Concise Oxford Turkish Dictionary.
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comment on the many different aspects —the exhibitions, the academic programme, lours and organisation —of the conference week.
FRAGMENTS Turkish Rugs CONNOISSEURSCHOICE Each issue experts ami collectors in (he field of carpets and textiles are asked to present an item which they consider to be of outstanding merit. In this issue. Walter B. Denny, Professor of Art I listorv at the University of Massachusetts. Amherst, has chosen the G.l I. Mvers Coupled-Column P rayer Rug in the Textile Museum, \\ ashington D.C.
Collectors ANOBSESSIVECOLLECTOR Among the innum erable objects Collected by Sigmund Freud and now on display in the newlv opened Freud Museum in London is a rare Tekke Turkom an Bird Asmalyk, published here for the first tim e in colour. Gillian Cutbill discusses the role collecting played in F reud’s life.
Safavid Carpets SPLENDOURSINTHECITYOF SILK, Part 2: TenSafavid Masterpieces (Continuing our series on Lyon’s Musee H istorique des Tissus, Hali's Contributing Editor Ian Bennett discusses the history of the Oriental Carpet collection with special reference to ten ( llassieal Persian carpets. The rem a inder of the carpets will be discussed in the next two issues of Hali.
Turkish Textiles ONTHESHORESOFTHE BOSPHORUS Collector and traveller Roderick Taylor discusses the textile collection at the Sadberk I lannn Muzesi a privately funded museum al Biiyiikdere, near Istanbul.
Museums EXHIBITIONREVIEWS INBRIEF
5th ICOC BUDAPESTANDVIENNA:A SPECIALREPORT The Fifth In ternational Conference on Oriental Carpets was held in Budapest and Vienna from September 17th to 21st 1986. hi this Special Report. Hali's editorial team , with contributions from other conference participants, review and l-XVI
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