Oriental Rugs: Persian
Oriental Textile Press, 1981 - Antiques & Collectibles - 264 pages
This important reference provides the collector with clear and reliable information. Each area of carpet manufacture is divided into the various towns and villages whose carpets display individual characteristics. Illustrated throughout.
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The History of the Persian Carpet
Advice to Collectors
Azerbaijan and North West Persia
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20th century antique pieces arabesques Arak Azerbaijan Bakhtiari Baluch Bijar Birjand blossoms Borchalu botehs Carpet ornament carpet production carpet weaving central medallion century ln clipped medium high coarse collectors corners cotton decorated design and colours diamond drawn endless repeat example Farahan field and border finely woven flower Foundation furnishing carpets geometric guard stripes Hamadan harmonious Heriz hexagon high to high Isfahan ivory Joshagan Kashan Kerman Khorasan knot densities knots per sq Kurdish main border mainly Malayer Meshed minor borders motifs Museum natural dyes nomad rugs occasionally Old and antique Oriental carpet palmettes Persian carpets Persian knot pile prayer rugs provenance Qashqa'i quality wool rare Ravar room size carpets rosettes runners Safavid Saruq Senneh shades Shah Abbas Shiraz silk carpets South Persia stylised Tabriz Tehran tendrils town trade tree-of-life tribes Turkish knot warps and wefts weavers weaving area weaving centre wool workshops yellow