Oriental Rugs: Turkoman
This book presents and discusses a range of collectors' pieces and covers ordinary rugs, not just the unobtainable classic examples, thus including many affordable items from the large range produced. It is suitable for both the specialist and the novice, providing both a record of Turkoman weaving and a lesson in connoisseurship.
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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 ... Read full review
19th century 19th century Size Anatolia animal appears Arabachi areas arranged asmalyks attributed Azadi bags bands base Beshir blue brown called catalogue Central centre characteristics Chodor Chuval Collection colour Condition containing damage dark decorated described detail diagonally early edge elem ensis Ersari Ersari Group example field four ground guards half Hali hooked illustrated important interesting knots knots per dm2 known latter Loges London lower Mafrash main border Main Carpet minor guls Moshkova motifs Museum Nagel origin pairs panels particular pattern Persian piece pile Pinner places prayer rug quarter rare repiling rows Salor Saryk Second seems seen sides silk similar so-called star structure Stuttgart Literature stylised symmetric knots Tekke Thompson Torba tree tribes Turkoman weavings typical Tzareva unusual upper usually variant vertical warps wear Weft wool woven Yomut