Non-US customers should add on per shipment for the cost of shipping to Canada, per shipment for the cost of shipping outside to other countries. - New titles include books by Kotai, Tanavoli, Tsareva. Articles: Andrews: The Turkmen wedding tent in historical context; Atlihan: The weavings of the Yuruks of the Fethiye Region in southwestern Anatolia; Barber: The archeological evidence for the evidence of weaving and carpets; Batari: The double-niche "Transylvanian" prayer rugs; Bieber: The technology of the use of natural dyes in Anatolia; Bier: Other pile-weavings from Safavid Iran - the Persian velvets at Rosenborg; Bohmer and Karadag: Dye analysis of Ottoman brocades and velvets from the Topkapi Museum, Istanbul, and other silk textiles; Bosch: Mamluk carpets - typology and design: Cole: Tibetan rugs.
3 in color., 36 x 28 cm This is a collection of 73 classic carpets from the 15th to 17th centuries (as dated by Mr.
RARE EASTERN CARPETS OF THE XVI AND XVII CENTURIES.
The text includes selections from a diary of Daniel Häberlin on his travels through Turkey in 1646, and on radiocarbon dating of some of these kilims.
As with Allane's earlier book, the type is small and a lot of information is packed into the book.
Used, fair; defective: the portfolio, text describing the plates for volume I, and plate 20 are missing; edges of sheets chipped, but not affecting the illustration.
The plates are of designs from embroideries, clothing, cloth, rugs from the Caucasus, Turkey, Iran, India, China, Japan, Central Asia. PUZZLES OF ORIGIN, AUHENTICITY AND FUNCTION IN ORIENTAL RUGS AND EMBROIDERY. Exhibition catalogue, Canadian Museum of Carpets & Textiles, with an all-to-brief, and amusing, text pointing out that what the facts are about the rugs illustrated varies widely from author to author. Well-done exhibition catalogue from the World of Islam festiveal on these nomads, their tents, costumes, jewelry, felts & woven textiles. Used, good condition, crisp, but top of spine torn and corners bumped. An introduction to Chinese and Tibetan rugs focused mostly on new rugs; the text includes some history of China and border areas, symbolism, as well as the usual description of weaving, dyes, etc and advice on purchasing a rug; there is a one page chart showing price comparisons for modern rugs as a function of issue of lines, materials used, and the type of design. 1993, 144 p., 42 color illus., drawings, 3 maps, 26 x 19 cm. A biography of this noted ethnographer, with 14 interviews by co-workers and friends; some of her photographs of Kyrgyz costume, culture and landscape; translations of the parts on pile carpets of two of her articles: Distinctive features of the material culture and applied art of the Southern Kyrgyz (1962) and Popular applied decorative arts of the Kyrgyz (1968).