Facts about Oriental Rugs

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Read Books, 2008 - Antiques & Collectibles - 172 pages
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FACTS ABOUT ORIENTAL RUGS by CHARLES W. JACOBSEN. WITH 68 FULL PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS. Originally published in 1931. Contents include: PART I Preface IX Outline X Introduction XI General Classification XV Persian Rugs i Caucasian Rugs 5 Asia Minor or Turkish Rugs 6 Turcoman Rugs 9 Indian Rugs 10 Grecian Rugs u Chinese Rugs n Antique Oriental Rugs 13 Designs 17 Dyes ii Materials 14 Artificial Treatment of Rugs 15 Sizes and Sifce Names 18 Imitation Orientals 19 The New Tariff 30 What to Buy 31 Worn Out Antiques 31 Cut Rugs 31 Black Worn Down 32. Hairbrushes and Changes of Color 31 Straight or Crooked 33 Design Fallacies 33 In a Large Rug 33 Beware of Such an Ad 34 Washed or Unwashed 35 Antique or Modern 35 Determination of Age 37 Do Oriental Rugs Increase in Value 37 Collectors Pieces 38 Care of Oriental Rugs. PART II: DESCRIPTION OF INDIVIDUAL WEAVES PAGE Afghan ...... ........... 44 Afshar .................. 45 Agra .................. 45 Anatolian ................. 45 Bahktiari ................. 46 Beloochistan ................ 47 Bergamo ................. 47 Beshire .................. 48 Bijar .................. 48 Baku .................. 49 Bokhara ................. 49 Cabistan ................. 50 Carabagh ................. 50 Chichi .................. 51 Chinese ................. 51 Daghestan ................. 51 Derbend ................. jz Dirmirdji ................. 51 Dozar .................. 53 Feraghan ................. 53 Ghiordes ................. 54 Gorevan ................. cc Guenge .................. 55 Hamadan . . ............... eg Herez .................. cy Herat .................. rj Indian .................. g Indo-Sarouk ................ g iran ............... i 59 Ispahan ................. 5g Joshagan ................. 59 Kandahar ................ Karadagh ................ g o K ja .................. go Katchli .............. 61 Kashan ................ Kermanshah ............ g Khorassan . Index continued PART II PAGE Kirman 64 Kir-sher 65 Konia 65 Kuba 66 Kulah 66 Kurdistan 67 Ladik 68 Laristan 68 Lillihan 69 Makri 69 Mahal 69 Melez 70 Meshed 71 Mosul 71 Mudjar 71 Muskabad 71 Niris 71 Pergamo 73 Pinde 73 Salor 74 Samarkand 74 Sarabend 75 Sarouk 76 Sena 76 Sena-Kurd 77 Serapi 78 Shim 78 Shirvan 79 Sivas 79 Sparta 80 Suj-Bulak 80 Sultanabad 81 Sumac 81 Tabriz 8z Tcherkess 81 Tekke 83 Yezd 83 Yomud 83 Yuruk 84 Zeli-Sultan 84. PART III: PLATES PLATB PERSIAN RUGS.....

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