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Bringing it all back home Markus Voigt A winding path through Helmut Eberhart’s lifelong journey across the world and an examination of Turkish domestic embroidery from his collection

Marvels of five millennia Sarah Piram ‘Epic Iran’, set to open soon at the V&A, is London’s first large-scale exhibition of the country’s culture for ninety years

An Indian enigma Shilpa Shah Discovering a hitherto unknown subgenre of northern Indian textiles

Academics in the Greek archipelago Francesca Leoni A discovery in the Ashmolean Museum’s archives threw fresh light on an important area of British textile collecting—the acquisition of Greek island embroideries

Reviews Exhibition review ‘Kimono Couture: The Beauty of Chiso’ at Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA

Conference review ‘Interdisciplinary Workshop in Textile Studies: Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Productions’ at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki reviewed by Nikolaos Vryzidis

Book reviews Velvets of the Fifteenth Century by Michael Peter (ed.), reviewed by Michael Buddeberg, and Preserving the Past: A Selection from the Sadberk Hanim Museum by Hülya Bilgi, G. Senem Özden Gerçeker and Ayşen Anadol (ed.), reviewed by Penny Oakley

Marketplace Auction report Markus Voigt What can be deduced from back-to-back sales of Islamic carpets (and carpet fragments) in London this spring?

Auction report Gunnar Nilsson When Swedish textiles from the collection of Peter Willborg were auctioned in Uppsala, bed covers were among the pick of the items

Fairs Reviews of Asia Week New York and San Francisco Tribal & Textile Art Show, both online

Auction Price Guide Winter auction results from Rippon Boswell in Wiesbaden, Grogan & Company in Boston and other international auction houses

Last page The ‘International Exhibition of Persian Art’ at the Royal Academy of Arts in London in 1931