Persian Rugs and Carpets

This book presents a pictorial journey around Persia, reflecting the weaving and pattern styles of the many regions and tribes - including Esfahan, Kashan, Nain, Qum, Kerman, Tabriz, Bakhtiari, Senneh, Malayer and Qashqa'i - showing the ...

Author: Essie Sakhai

Publisher: Acc Art Books

ISBN: 1851498974

Category: Art

Page: 480

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- A new edition that includes a chapter of brand new material- Includes Persian carpets and rugs from the 19th century to the end of the 20th century- Written by Essie Sakhai, one of the best-known dealers of oriental carpets in London; the author's family has been in the business for over 200 years- Edited by Ian Bennett, a recognized authority on the subjectA new edition of Persian Rugs and Carpets: The Fabric of Life - the 'Bible' on this subject. This book presents a pictorial journey around Persia, reflecting the weaving and pattern styles of the many regions and tribes - including Esfahan, Kashan, Nain, Qum, Kerman, Tabriz, Bakhtiari, Senneh, Malayer and Qashqa'i - showing the vast range of carpets woven in Persia from about 1850 to the third quarter of the 20th century. The introductory text to each section explains the particular aspects of that region's weaving style. In addition, each caption gives an in-depth account of the carpet, not only the date and region in which it was woven, but also the motifs and patterns, the technique used, even the weaver, and, in the case of pictorial carpets, the fascinating stories being depicted. The introductory essay takes the reader through the history and geography of the Persian rug, including information on structure, weaving and knotting, the different output of the city and urban workshops compared to tribal and village weaving, flatweaves, and identification. It also features points of note for the collector, such as conservation and cleaning, as well as highlighting the difficulties in dating rugs, and the problems with fakes. Lavishly illustrated in color throughout, Persian Rugs and Carpets: The Fabric of Life shows these carpets at their very best, with incredible clarity of detail, bringing together in one place the diversity of weaving styles and the great variety of patterns, allowing the reader to compare carpets at a glance. This exquisite book - an essential addition to the bookshelves of all carpet collectors and aficionados - is a testament to the rich and vibrant art form of Persian carpets.

The Rug and Carpet Book Classic Reprint

Contemporary Swedish rug. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work.

Author: Mildred Jackson O'Brien

Publisher: Forgotten Books

ISBN: 0267120540

Category: House & Home

Page: 194

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Excerpt from The Rug and Carpet Book Six carpets Of interesting new texture. A modern Navajo rug in subtle shades. Contemporary Swedish rug. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Oriental Carpets

This comprehensive, authoritative volume by the most regarded names in the field reviews the history of the art of weaving & explains basic carpet-making materials, tools & techniques.

Author: Murray L. Eiland

Publisher: Bulfinch

ISBN: 0821225480

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 352

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This comprehensive, authoritative volume by the most regarded names in the field reviews the history of the art of weaving & explains basic carpet-making materials, tools & techniques.

The Rug and Carpet Book

This is a new release of the original 1946 edition.

Author: Mildred Jackson O'Brien

Publisher:

ISBN: 149404207X

Category:

Page: 202

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This is a new release of the original 1946 edition.

The Persian Carpet

This is a timeless book presented in a beautiful new package, and is a must-have for anyone interested in Persian carpets.

Author: A. Cecil Edwards

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

ISBN: 1468313681

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 404

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Edwards, a leading figure in the rug business, rose to the top of his profession and became managing director of the legendary Oriental Carpet Manufacturers based in Turkey. In this unique book, containing over four-hundred images and an eight page color plate section, he shares his invaluable knowledge and takes the reader on a diverse and colorful journey through history, showcasing the vast range of carpets woven in Persia from 1850 through to the twentieth century. He explores the rich diversity and elaborateness of colors and designs available, from the traditional to the more modern and explores regional variations, styles, and terminologies. Inside these pages you will find detailed information on different symbols and motifs, discussions on knots, weaving and dyeing, and what to look for in terms of quality. Presented in an informative and accessible style, Edwards' love of the product and the industry shine through in his writing, presenting the reader with expert advice and knowledge as well as painting a fascinating cultural and historical landscape. This is a timeless book presented in a beautiful new package, and is a must-have for anyone interested in Persian carpets.

Oriental Rugs a Complete Guide

the great arts, you should read one or more of these books. I need not urge the collector or hobbyist to do this because he acquires a copy of every rug book he can buy. Third: To furnish you with a bibliography of rug books.

Author: Charles Jacobsen

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 9781462904150

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 479

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This authoritative reference contains a vast amount of information about Oriental rugs. Oriental Rugs: A Complete Guide is the first large volume on the subject to be printed in the past forty-five years is meant for the individual who is interested in purchasing his first Oriental Rug, as well as the collector, museum, and rug importer. The volume is divided into three main parts. Part I, entitled "General Discussion devotes one chapter to each of the large rug weaving countries and includes helpful hints as to what the rug buyer should look for in an particular rug. Part II, "Description of Types," is an alphabetical list of all the names that have been used to identify rugs in the past, as well as the names that are being used at present. Each entry is followed by a full discussion and description of the rug. Part III, “Plates,” contains 194 pictures of different types of rugs, complete with descriptive captions for each. Thirty-nine of the plates are in full color. All of the plates are large, allowing the reader to see the design, and in some cases, the colors used in the particular rug.