Rugs In Paintings:


Beattie, M.H. Britian and the Oriental Carpet, Leeds Arts Calender, 55, 1964,


Bennett, Ian. The Annunciation, Circle of Gentile da Fabriano. HALI : 33,  page 7. London, 1987.


Brancati, Luca Emilio. I Tappeti Dei Pittori (the Carpets of the Painters)
Museum exhibition catalogue, Milan, 1999


Briggs, A. Timurid Carpets 1. Geometric Carpets. Ars Islamica, VII, 1940.


Chesney, Charlotte Portrait of a Lady in Turkish Dress, Circle of Jean-Baptiste Van Mour (1671-1737). HALI Issue 27, pp 57. London, 1985.


Ellis, Charles Grant. Holbein Carpets in Western Painting – a Continuation, Hali 3/3 pp. 215-17, London 1980.

…………The ‘Lotto’ Pattern as a Fashion in Carpets, Festschrift fur Peter Wilheim Meister, Hamburg, 1975.


Erdmann, Kurt  Jahrbuch der Preuszischen Kunstammlungen. 1929. (Study on the large animal carpets of uncertain origin found in early Italian art)


Ettinghausen, R. New Light on Early Animal Carpets. Aus der Welt der islamischen KunstFetschrift fur Ernst Kuhnel, Berlin 1959.


Franses, Michael and John Eskenazi: Turkish Rugs and Old Master Paintings

London 1996, Exhibition catalogue of Colnaghi Gallery


Franses, Michael and Ian Bennett, The Topkapi Prayer Rugs (Bellini Re-Entry Praryer Rug page 27) HALI: 39, London, 1988.


Gantzhorn, Volkmar. The Christian Oriental Carpet. A Presentation of its Development, Iconologically and Iconographically, from its Beginnings to the 18th Century, Pub. Taschen 1991, Germany


Gombos, Karoly and Zsuzsa  Carpets in Paintings: Catafalques. HALI: 27, page 34. London, 1985.*


HALI, International Journal of Oriental Carpets and Textiles:


(editors?) Carpets in Paintings. HALI 1/ 1, page 53. London, 1978.

 (editors). Portraits of King Henry VIII. HALI 3/3, page 177. London, 1981

Three Hundred Years of Oriental Rugs and Paintings from Pennsylvania Collections. HALI  Vol. 4/3, 1982, p. 291

(editors) The Eastern Carpet In the Western World from the 15th to 17th Century, HALI Vol 5/ 3, page 309. Haywood Gallery exhibition review. London, 1983.

(editors) Carpets in Paintings. HALI Vol. 5/3, page 310. The National Gallery exhibition review. London, 1983.

(editors) Orientalists: Delacroix to Matisse HALI 6/3 p. 307, 1984

(editors) Counter Attractions, HALI: 28, 1985 p. 7

(editors) Fame Underfoot. HALI Issue 32, page 11. London, 1986.*

(editors) Carpets in Paintings: Cairene Ottoman Production HALI: 34, 1987


Ittig, Annette Paintings In Carpets: Qajar Rococo.  From “The Kirmani Boom” lecture ICOC 1983 pub. Oriental Carpet and Textile Studies, London. HALI Issue 27, page 35. London 1985.*


King, Donald The Inventories of the Carpets of King Henry VIII. HALI Vol. 5/3, page 293. London, 1983.


King, Donald and David Sylvester. The Eastern Carpet in the Western World From the 16th to the 17th Century. Exhibition at Hayward Gallery, London 1983. Arts Council of Great Britain


King, Monique. French Documents Relating to Oriental Carpets, 15th-16th century. Oriental Carpet & Textile Studies II, edited by Robert Pinner & Walter Denny,, published in association with Hali Magazine, London, 1986


Klose, Christine. Changing Patterns in Anatolian Carpets: from Two Paintings in France and China around 1400. HALI 6/1 p. 21, 1983.


Marechal, Andrea Carpets in Paintings: Portrait of an Ersari. HALI Issue 27, page 11. London, 1985.*


Mills, John. Carpets in Pictures Themes and Painters in the National Gallery Series 2 Number 1.  The National Gallery, London 1975 ……Early Animal Carpets in Western Painitng. HALI 1/3, pp. 234-43. London, 1978.………Small Pattern Holbein Carpets in Western Painitng. HALI 1/4, pp. 326-34. London, 1978.………..Three Further Examples of Small Pattern Holbein Carpets in Paintings HALI 3/3, 1981.…….“Lotto” Carpets in Western Paintings.  HALI 3/4 pp. 278-89. London 1981………..East Mediterranean Carpets in Western Painting, HALI 4/1 1 pp. 53-5. London, 1981.………In His Father’s Footsteps. HALI H:29, 1986. p. 10 ………..Near Eastern Carpets in Italian Paintings,  Oriental Carpet & Textile Studies II, edited by Robert Pinner & Walter Denny,, published in association with Hali Magazine, London, 1986……….Carpets in 17th century Dutch Paintings. Maastricht exhibition review, HALI Issue 39, page 42. London, 1988.


Pittenger, Robert. A Miscellany In Oils. HALI: 38, page 16.  London,1988.


Scheunemann, B.  Eine unbekannte Teppichgattung, in: Kunst des Orients III, 1959.


Unger, Edmund de. Animal Carpets and Annunciations. HALI : 35, Page 5. London, 1987.


Willemin, N.Y. Monuments Français inédits pour server à l’histoire des arts depuis le Vie siècle jusqu’au commencement du XVIIe, Paris 1839.


Ydema, Onno. Carpets and Their Datings in Netherlandish Paintings 1540 – 1700                                                                              

Antique Collector’s Club Ltd, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1991


Early Oriental Carpets and Collections


Anderson, Susan H. Hand Made Carpets in the British Isles: Migration of a Tradition. HALI Vol. 3 No. 3. London, 1981.


Aslanapa, Oktay  Early Ottoman Carpets. ICOC, London, 1983


Beattie, M.H. The Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection of Oriental Rugs, Ticino, 1972.


Balpinar, Belkis and Udo Hirsch. Carpets of the Vakiflar Museum Istanbul. 1988 Pub. Uta Hulsey, Wesel


Bensoussan, Pamela  Five Lotto Rugs in the Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris. HALI Vol. 3 No. 4, page 276, London, 1981.


Bode, Wilhem von. – E. Kuhnel, Antique Rugs from the Near East, (translated by C. Ellis) 3rd ed. New York 1922, 4th ed. Braunschweig 1958.


Dimand, Maurice S. Oriental Rugs in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1973.


Dumas, Hillary and Dr. D.G. Dumas (eds.) Trefoil: Guls, Stars and Gardens. Mills College Art Gallery exhibition catalogue. Oakland, CA. 1990.


Ellis, Charles Grant. Oriental Carpets in the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1988


Erdmann, Kurt. 700 Years of Oriental Carpet. Trans. By MH Beattie and H. Herzong, London 1970.…………The History of the Early Turkish Carpet. Robert Pinner, Translator, Oguz Press, London, 1977.


Eskenazi, John  The Vakiflar Domes and Squinches Carpet. HALI Issue 32, page 8. London, 1986.


King, Donald The Inventories of the Carpets of King Henry VIII. HALI 5/3, page 293. London, 1983.


Kuhnel, Ernst and Wilhelm von Bode. Antiuqe Rugs from the Near East, 4th edition. Revised and translated by Charles Grant Ellis, London 1970.


Lamm. Carl Johan. Carpet Fragments, The Marby rug and some Fragments of Carpets Found in Egypt. National Museum, Sweden, 1985 First pub. By Swedish Orient Society in 1937


Lessing, Julius. Alte orientalische Teppichmuster nach Bildern und Originalen des XV – XVI Jahrhunderts, Berlin 1877.


Martin, F.R. A History of Oriental Carpets before 1800. Printing Office of the Imperial-Royal Austrian Court and State in Birrna I-II. Wien, Osterr. Staatscruckerci, 1906. Imperial-Folio. (Reprinted in Oriental Rug Review)


Riefstahl, R. Meyer. Primitive Rugs of the “Konya” Type in the Mosque of Beyshehir, The Art Bulletin 13/2. 1931


Spuhler, Friedrich. General Editor Maria de PeverelliThe Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection Carpets and Textiles  Pub. Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd, London, 1998 Distributed by Antique Collectors Club, NY………….Oriental Carpets in the Museum of Islamic Art, Berlin. Trans. Robert Pinner. Smithsonian Institute Press, Washington D.C. 1987.


Suriano, Carlo Maria  Patterns of Patronage: Classical Carpets in the Bargello Museum, Florence.  HALI Issue 83, page 81. London, 1995.


Yetkin, Serare.  Historical Turkish Carpets. Trans. Maggie Quigley

Turkiye Is Bankasi Cultural Publications, 1981




Abbreviations in captions:


(F)                   Franses, Michael and John Eskenazi 1996

(G)                   Gantzhorn, Volkmar.

(K&S)              King, Donald and David Sylvester

(L)                   Lamm. Carl Johan

(M)                  Mills, John. 1975

(S)                    Spuhler, Friedrich 1998

(SY)                 Yetkin, Serare.

(OY)                Ydema, Onno