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Weaving coexistence Cosima Stewart Textiles new and old play a crucial role in ‘The Majlis’ at the Venice Architecture Biennale

Jungle journeys Thomas Murray Heribert Amann’s noted Borneo textile collection goes under the hammer in Paris

Star among stars Markus Voigt A previously unpublished Star Kazak rug from the collection of Marshall and Marilyn R. Wolf

Fisherfolk and feathers Paul R. Davis, Kari Dodson, Susan E. Bergh & Heidi King Important Andean textiles at The Menil Collection, Houston

Steps back in time Piotr Wesolowski A recently discovered painting in a Polish church shows the earliest-known depiction of a coupled-column rug in a European setting

Picking up the pieces Steven Cohen Writing by the late Dr Jon Thompson has been turned into a book on carpet fragments from the Calico Museum in Ahmedabad

Kilims for conquerors Penny Oakley A number of diffi cult questions are posed by a select group of Ottoman kilims

Textiles of Indonesia The authors of the forthcoming book Textiles of Indonesia: The Thomas Murray Collection preview their favourite pieces from the collection

Reviews & Marketplace Exhibition reviews ‘Epic Iran’ at the V&A, London; ‘Woven Beauty – Four Centuries of Finnish Ryijy Rugs’ at Taidehalli, Helsinki; ‘North Country Quilts: In Celebration of New Acquisitions’ at The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle

Conference review ‘The textile dimension: Textile finds in Archaeology’ at Rheinische FriedrichWilhelms-Universität, Bonn

Exhibition ‘Drumze. Tibetische Teppiche’ at Museum Schloß Voigtsberg, Ölsnitz/Vogtland, Germany

Auction Price Guide Auction results from around the world

Last page An exhibition in Wiltshire, UK pairs ancient Andean textiles from the Paul Hughes Collection with contemporary works