Oriental rugs, antique and modern

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Dover Publications, 1970 - Crafts & Hobbies - 320 pages
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Best general account in English describes history of rug-making; special knots used to fasten pile; hidden symbolism in carpets; techniques used. Distinguishing characteristics of Turkish, Persian, Caucasian, Indian, Chinese, more (size, color, patterns, fringes, etc.). 91 plates -- 11 in color.

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Contents

CHAPTER PAGE I Introduction
15
Physical Features and History of RugProducing Lands
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Materials
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Copyright

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