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Oriental Rugs: The Secrets Revealed
     

Oriental Rugs: The Secrets Revealed

by Mark Blackburn
 

Buying an Oriental rug need not be confusing. This book answers the most frequent questions and offers a great introduction to this ancient and continuing weaving tradition. Nearly 900 contemporary rugs are shown and discussed from Tibet, India, China, Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran. Learn their history, production methods, selection guidlines, and tips on

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Buying an Oriental rug need not be confusing. This book answers the most frequent questions and offers a great introduction to this ancient and continuing weaving tradition. Nearly 900 contemporary rugs are shown and discussed from Tibet, India, China, Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran. Learn their history, production methods, selection guidlines, and tips on care and cleaning. Each rug is described by its origin, size, materials, knot count, dyes, regional makers, and unique characteristics. Guidelines for evaluating the cost of the rugs is provided. With this information in hand, any buyer can approach the rug market confidently, and enjoy the perfect rug.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764326417
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
06/28/2007
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.40(d)

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