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The illustrations are small and in black and white; the examples include Persian, Turkish, Caucasian, Turkmen, and Baluch, and among them are two possible Tudoc forgeries. PUZZLES OF ORIGIN, AUHENTICITY AND FUNCTION IN ORIENTAL RUGS AND EMBROIDERY. Exhibition catalogue, Canadian Museum of Carpets & Textiles, with an all-to-brief, and amusing, text pointing out that what the facts are about the rugs illustrated varies widely from author to author. Exhibition catalogue, Crafts and Folk Art Museum; detailed and based on first hand experience of the authors. TEPPICHE VON DEN ANFANGEN DER TEPPICHKUNST BIS HEUTE (Rugs from the beginning of carpet-weaving until today). A introductory book for an antiques collector: rugs range from the Pazyryk and a large number of 16th/17th rugs to gabbeh, Turkmen, and modern Tibetan,; the text describes the history of carpet production, dyes & materials, symbols & design types (hunting carpets, etc), rugs from Europe, and then rugs from major rug producing areas. A survey of kilims which starts slowly: what a kilim is, who makes them, how to buy (and sell), and then works up to a fairly detailed description of current, and sometimes former production for both major and minor (Albania, Algeria, Iraq) kilim producing areas.
Used, fair; defective: the portfolio, text describing the plates for volume I, and plate 20 are missing; edges of sheets chipped, but not affecting the illustration. Paul Kreiss, Proprietor Academic Committee of the 7th ICOC. Technique and design; Eagleton: Kurdish rugs of the Hartushi tribes of Turkey; Eiland: Speculations on the earliest surviving Chinese rugs; Dnez: Dye research on the prayer rugs of the Topkapi collection; Gassong: Statements on the age of Turkmen pile-work; Hassouri: Two halves of the same carpet; Klose: Connections between designs on Mughal flower carpets and textiles; Kossow: Safavid silk fragments; Parham: An introduction to the Khamseh confederacy of Fars; Pinkwart and Steiner: The conservation approach of North-west-anatolian Yuruk women to their traditional weaving; Piggenger: Prayer rugs of the Timuri and their neighbors; Ponchio: Historical background of the Pescocostanzo rugs; Rageth: Red and blue - west Anatolian sofra kilims; Stanzer: Moroccan tribal carpets from the region of Bushad; Tanavoli: Tacher from Chahar Mahal; Tunsch: Beziehungen in der Kompoisition und Ornamentik mamlukischer Bucheinbande und Teppiche Hard. 1975, Akbankin bir kultur hizmeti, 63 p., 59 illus., 58 in color, 27.5 x 23.6 cm. Used, very good but corners bumped; dust jacket good. The author is listed as the secretary general of the Armenian Museum in France. Many of the copies we have seen of this title have had much wear and tear on the covers and spine, and sometimes with the spine detached. As with Allane's earlier book, the type is small and a lot of information is packed into the book. An introduction to Chinese and Tibetan rugs focused mostly on new rugs; the text includes some history of China and border areas, symbolism, as well as the usual description of weaving, dyes, etc and advice on purchasing a rug; there is a one page chart showing price comparisons for modern rugs as a function of issue of lines, materials used, and the type of design.