Oriental Rugs: Turkoman
Antique Collectors' Club, 1989 - Antiques & Collectibles - 318 pages
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.
What people are saying - Write a review
Oriental rugsUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
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
Other editions - View all
19th century Size 2nd half 3rd quarter Anatolian appears Arabachi areas ashik asmalyks attributed auction Azadi Bausback Beshir Ersari blue Bukhara catalogue Central Asia centre chemche Chodor Chuval colour Condition decorated design type edge elem panel ensis Ersari Group example feature field pattern flatweave flatwoven Hali Hoffmeister hooked ikat illustrated kapunuks kejebe kilim Kizil Ayak knots per dm2 kochanak Loges Mackie and Thompson Mafrash main border Main Carpet main guls Mannheim Mid 19th century mihrab minor guls Moshkova motifs Museum Nagel nomadic octagonal palette palmettes piece pile weavings Pinner Pinner and Franses prayer rug rare repiling Rippon Boswell Salor Saryk selvedges sides signs of wear silk similar so-called Straka Collection Stuttgart Literature stylised symmetric knots Tekke Tekke weavings Torba tribal tribes Turkmenistan Turkoman Carpets Turkoman weavings typical Tzareva unusual upper usually variant vertical warps Weft white-ground wool worn woven Yomut