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Textile artworks: carpets & rugs books

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The Carpets of Afghanistan by Richard D. Parsons The Carpets of Afghanistan

Carpets of Afghanistan offers a detailed analysis of Afghanistan rug production.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/07/2016

CENTRAL ASIAN TEXTILE ART Turkmen Carpets: The Neville Kingston Collection by Elena Tsareva CENTRAL ASIAN TEXTILE ART Turkmen Carpets: The Neville Kingston Collection

An introduction to a rich but previously unknown British private collection of Turkmen tribal carpets, rugs and trappings, written by the leading expert of Turkmen textiles.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/03/2016

How to Read Islamic Carpets by Walter B. Denny How to Read Islamic Carpets

Carpets made in the Rug Belt - an area that includes Morocco, North Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, and northern India - have been a source of fascination and collecting since the 13th century. This book explores the history,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/11/2014

Pre-Islamic Carpets and Textiles from Eastern Lands by Friedrich Spuhler Pre-Islamic Carpets and Textiles from Eastern Lands

The Sasanian fragments fill a substantial gap in the early history of pile carpets, dating from the second to the eighth century ad, and make a valuable contribution of the understanding of local artistic traditions. This book features a collection...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/02/2014

Carpets from Islamic Lands by Friedrich Spuhler Carpets from Islamic Lands

Carpets from Islamic lands have been treasured for centuries on nearly every continent on earth. This book features more than forty carpets held in the al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait, along with several important pre-Islamic carpet fragments.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/11/2013

Oriental Rugs An Illustrated Lexicon of Motifs, Materials and Origins by Peter Stone Oriental Rugs An Illustrated Lexicon of Motifs, Materials and Origins

This monumental reference work-long awaited by collectors and scholars-fills an important gap in the available literature on oriental rugs. Lavishly illustrated with over 1000 photographs and drawings, it offers clear and precise definitions for the rug and textile terms in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2013

Remarkable Rugs The Inspirational Art of Phoebe Hart by Harriet Hart Remarkable Rugs The Inspirational Art of Phoebe Hart

Phoebe Hart was American by birth, but went to school in England, after which she studied stage design at the Slade under Vladimir Polunin, who had designed sets for Diaghilev, and for whom she painted backdrops for the Ballet Russe....
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/09/2013

Hooked Rugs Encounters in American Modern Art, Craft and Design by Cynthia Fowler Hooked Rugs Encounters in American Modern Art, Craft and Design

Through a close look at the history of the modernist hooked rug, this book raises important questions about the broader history of American modernism in the first half of the twentieth century. Although hooked rugs are not generally associated with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2013

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Azerbaijan & Caucasian Weavings The Raoul E Tschebull Collection by Raoul E. Tschebull Azerbaijan & Caucasian Weavings The Raoul E Tschebull Collection

Featuring previously unseen and unpublished material from a highly regarded collection, with design by top UK graphic designer Misha Anikst, and photography by the USA's leading specialist carpet-textile photographer, Don Tuttle.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/10/2017

Other books in this genre

Carpets from Islamic Lands by Friedrich Spuhler, Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Carpets from Islamic Lands
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Suitable for modern admirers of oriental carpets, this book features forty classical carpets held in the al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait, along with several important pre-Islamic carpet fragments. It describes collections in the context of history of Islamic art, recounting carpets stories...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/11/2012

Jewish Symbols and Secrets A Fifteenth-century Spanish Carpet by Anton Felton Jewish Symbols and Secrets A Fifteenth-century Spanish Carpet


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/2012

Turkmen Carpets Masterpieces from the Steppes from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Century by Elena Tzareva Turkmen Carpets Masterpieces from the Steppes from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Century

Discover the fascination of Turkmen knotted works with the masterpieces of the Hoffmeister Collection. Brilliant illustrations and well-informed texts demonstrate the cultural significance of the collection.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2011

Arts and Crafts Rugs for Craftsman Interiors The Crab Tree Farm Collection by Linda Parry, David Cathers, Diane Boucher, Ann Lane Hedlund Arts and Crafts Rugs for Craftsman Interiors The Crab Tree Farm Collection
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Gustav Stickley is revered not only as a furniture maker but also as a leading proponent for the American Arts and Crafts movement.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/02/2010

War Rugs The Nightmare of Modernism by Enrico Mascelloni War Rugs The Nightmare of Modernism


Format: Paperback - Released: 17/08/2009

Latch-hooking Rugs by Lynda Spiro Latch-hooking Rugs

Lynda Spiro revives the simple art of latch hook for today's crafter. Latch-hooking Rugs contains more than thirty contemporary projects, plus a chapter that shows you how to design your own rugs and wall hangings.
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/08/2008

Oriental Rugs The Secrets Revealed by Mark Blackburn Oriental Rugs The Secrets Revealed

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,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/04/2007

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