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Oriental Carpets from the Tents, Cottages and Workshops of Asia

4.71  ·  Rating details ·  7 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Hardcover, 1st American edition, 176 pages
Published 1988 by E. P. Dutton (first published 1983)
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Tim Poston
Aug 18, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Marvellous book, splendidly illustrated, at the intersection of art, technique and social patterns; and also information for connoisseurs and collectors. I have been in love with weaving since I got a toy loom from my 8th birthday, and can imagine spending my life making rugs like this.

I wish, one of the times the author tells us that a tribal girl weaves her dowry, the author had told us when she starts that work. When she is considered a woman? (By age? By puberty?) When she is a good enough w
Peter Tillman
Dec 13, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own-copy, reread-list, art
The best introductory rug book I've seen

If you have any interest in Oriental rugs, you *need* this book. If you don't think you're interested, do yourself a favor & check it out from the library. Would that more art books were like this....

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Feb 13, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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Beautifully illustrated. Essential information if you want to own tribal rugs.
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