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In this issue Issue Summer

Compass 23Editorial How the latest research on early carpets will inform our future content

35Dialogue Soviet textile designs acquired by MoMA; HALI Tours to Morocco and Russia; The Hajji Baba Club Research Fellowship; pre-Columbian textiles at William Siegal Gallery; two new books published by Hali Publications Ltd.

40Diary The editor’s pick of international exhibitions, fairs and auctions featuring carpets, textiles and tribal art in the next quarter

43Calendar Worldwide listings for Summer 2019

44Thread of time Rachel Meek Two rugs in the Burrell Collection in Glasgow are key to ongoing developments in carpet scholarship and research

46Travellers’ tales Rachel Meek Unexpected views of familiar collections in Marrakesh ahead of this autumn’s HALI Tour

48Pro fi l e J. Duncan Moore, Jr. Legendary basketball player and carpet collector Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and his longtime friend and rug dealer Carnig Minasian

53Comment William Dunbar The future of the Georgian State Museum of Folk and Applied Arts in Tbilisi, established in 1899, is under threat as its independent status has been abolished

54Anatomy of an object Thomas Murray and Virginia Soenksen An Ainu attush ceremonial robe from Hokkaido

60Common thread A look at ikat weavings from around the world

Features 88Editor’s choice Ben Evans Reflections on gems we want to share

98All that glitters Lyssa Stapleton The history of metal-enhanced textiles

104A collection of collections Ben Evans Karun Thakar’s diverse textile collections

124An infinity of stripes Lucien Viola and Alexandra Sachs Striated Berber costume of Morocco’s Anti Atlas

130A Mamluk carpet unveiled Alberto Boralevi A rediscovered carpet of outstanding relevance

138In the beginning Michael Franses Early weavings that may pre-date the iconic ‘Pazyryk’ carpet

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