Oriental rugs

By Bennett, Ian & Aschenbrenner, Erich

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ISBN
978-1-85149-136-0
Publisher
[Woodbridge, Suffolk] : Oriental Textile Press ; c1981-


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Library Journal

Reviewed on May 15, 1996

Both of these works exemplify the craftsmanship of highly skilled weavers in Central Asia and provide insight into the lives and culture of various ethnic groups. The "Introduction and Survey" section of Turkoman, an English translation of Jourdan's renowned German work, gives a brief yet detailed overview of the background and characteristics of nomadic Turkoman tribal weaving, including the techniques, influences, and symbolic and ritualistic meaning of various designs. There is also a brief section on collecting Turkoman rugs and pricing trends. The major portion of this work is a catalog of different regional types ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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