National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina

The National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina is holding an exhibition of Persian Safavid carpets from the Mahan Shrine. The show runs until February 2019, and includes the rare sighting of the 17th century Persian Kerman vase technique carpet fragment, revealed to the public in February of this year. Lyon & Turnbull is holding their Five Centuries auction in Edinburgh on the 14th November 2018. It includes a selection of thirty Turkmen rugs and weaving's from a British private collection. All the major tribal groups are featured, from Balouch to Tekke. The highlights are probably a mid-19th century Tekke and Ersari main carpets, and an early 19th century Chodor piece. At Tennants Autumn Fine Art Sale on the 17th November 2018, a rare Persian silk Kashan souf rug in prayer format is the star lot. The sale will feature over 600 lots including Asian ceramics and works of art, as well as a good selection of oriental rugs and carpets.  
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