Tribal Rugs: An Introduction to the Weaving of the Tribes of Iran
Regarded as the most authoritative work on tribal rugs, this book while showing readers superb examples of tribal rugs, paints a fascinating picture of tribal life and the way in which they weave rugs. Housego also describes the rich elements in the design as well as giving technical notes on the weaving.
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Afshar Albert Museum attributed Azarbayjan Bag-face bags Bakhtiyari Baluchi bands Bijar Black Oriental Black Oriental Carpets bold botehs brocaded brown Central Asia centre characteristic clan Collection of Eric colours cotton Crown Copyright dark blue David Black Oriental decorated distinctive double interlocked East Iran eastern Turkey Ends bottom Eric Pride extra-weft patterning field finely woven flat-weaves flat-woven floral Garmsar gelims groups Horse-blanket illustrated opposite Jenny Housego Khamsa Khurasan Kirman Kirman area known Kurdish rugs Kurdistan Kurds Kurds of Khurasan Luri or Bakhtiyari Luristan Lurs medallion migration motifs mountains Mughan Mughan plain nomadic North Iran Northeast Northwest Iran original overcast Persian pieces pile rugs plain-weave ground Private Collection Plate probably woven Qashqa'i Qazvin Qizilbash rosettes Saddle-bag Sanandaj Sava Shah Shahsavan Shiraz side slit-tapestry gelim South Caucasus South Iran Southeast stylized symmetrical knot tapestry technique tribes Turkic Turkoman typical Varamin Varamin Area Victoria and Albert village weavers weft weft-wrapped West Iran wool Weft