Oriental Rugs Today: A Guide to the Best in New Carpets from the East

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Berkeley Hills Books, Oct 1, 1999 - Rugs, Oriental - 200 pages
Eiland with his brother opened the Oriental Rug Company in Berkeley, Calif. in 1969, and has led seminars and organized exhibits for years. He discusses changes in the industry and trade over the past couple of decades, such as the return to natural dyes and handspun wool, new technology, and the embargo on carpets from Iran. He explains which of the new rugs will hold their values, how to distinguish vegetal from synthetic dyes and handspun from machine-spun wool, the various finishes and which ones to avoid, suggested retail prices per square foot, and production in a number of countries. Color photographs illustrate rugs and details.

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Background to the Rugs
Introduction to Part Two 68
Chapter Four The Rugs and Carpets of Turkey 71

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Eiland has been the proprietor of Emmett Eiland Rugs in Berkeley, CA since 1969.

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