General guide for a beginner; on modern rugs; the range of coverage is extensive, from Bulgaria and Egypt to the traditional areas, so depth is sometimes lacking, but the print is small and the author packs in a lot - thus 3 paragraphs on gold, sun and luster washes; there is forthright advice on value and resale possibilities of specific rug types. 1988, 136 p., 40 color illus., fig, 4 maps, 25.5 x 18 cm.
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A picture book which has gleaned through photograph archives to find photographs, postcards, rug dealer's cards etc. Pictures include rugs underfoot during the welcoming of Emperor Wilhelm II in 1917, rugs in front and under the supervisors who restored the Grand Bazar after the 1984 earthquake, rugs inside a mosque in Nide, rugs in front of the class of an Istanbul Armenian school in 1932, rugs in front and in back of families, brides and grooms and on and on.
2015, 99 p., 182 illus., nearly all in black and white, 30 x 23 cm. As might be expected, the focus is often on people, showing them standing on, or in front of rugs.
Text describes methods of kilim making, their role, and provides advice on buying; each item has a brief commentary.
VÄVD MAGI EN BOK OM KELIM / WOVEN MAGIC A BOOK ABOUT KILILMS. Dealer's exhibition catalogue on flatweaves: Turkish, Persian, Caucasian, Balkan, Peruvian, and Swedish; most are small and most are 19th century.
Prices include shipping to customers in the United States by regular mail. Credit card orders can be processed via paypal (under "The Rug Book Shop" and "[email protected]"). A survey of Turkish flatweaves; the illustrations are of flatweaves and details showing designs & construction; there is a good 4 page bibliography. A picture book of rugs, mostly l6th to l8th centuries, by a French dealer, reflecting European tastes; examples include the traditional Caucasian, Persian, Turkish carpets, and also European tapestry, Spanish rugs, Coptic fragments, and Eastern European rugs. This copy is a hardcover, bound probably by Librairie Orientale H.
Customer who want their order shiped by priority mail should add on . New books are always arriving, so this is a partial list of items in stock; if you want something not in this catalogue, write; we may have a copy, and are in any case willing to make a note of your interest. The text of 24 papers presented at the 7th ICOC in Hamburg/Berlin in 1993; in English; the illustrations are not always good, but the importance of the book lies in the text; useful for people who missed the conference, or whose notes are illegible. Samuel, Paris, in red cloth, with the author and title on the spine in gold lettering; pages cropped slightly.
LE TAPIS/THE RUG UN ART FONDAMENTAL LE TAPIS PRCD DE NOTES ETHNOGRAPHIQUES PAR ARNOLD VAN GENNEP / A FUNDAMENTAL ART.
Exhibition brochure, for an exhibition of Indonesian textiles, which describe, in a general fashion, these textiles. Also, another version, typed, with the text, but without the illustration.
(1907-1909), vol I, 20 loose color pl in a portfolio; 48 x 32 cm.