The Macmillan Atlas of Rugs & Carpets

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Macmillan, 1985 - Antiques & Collectibles - 255 pages
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Traces the history of carpets, discusses dyes, weaving techniques, and symbolic patterns, explains how to buy and care for carpets, and looks at examples from Turkey, Russia, Persia, China, India, and North America

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The Macmillan atlas of rugs & carpets

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The Macmillan Atlas provides the interested layperson with an overview of carpet history, production, and design. The main part of the volume is a gazetteer, with maps, of carpet production areas the ... Read full review

Contents

Foreword Sir Denis Wright
7
Early Carpet Weaving Gerard Paquin
44
Mamluk and Ottoman Carpets
60
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Black is an Emmy award winning screenwriter, novelist, journalist, and television producer

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