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Catalogue of highly important rugs and carpets from Asia Minor, India and Persia ...

Sotheby & Co. (London, England)

Catalogue of highly important rugs and carpets from Asia Minor, India and Persia ...

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Published by Sotheby & Co. in London .
Written in English


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Statementday of sale: Friday, 5th December, 1969.
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Open LibraryOL14354892M


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The enduring value of the book is its illustrations of the best rugs in Russian museum holdings, all in two volumes. This review is for the paperback edition, Rugs and Carpets from Central Asia: The Russian Collections, which I own.

Cover art at link. There was also a India and Persia. book edition, Rugs and Carpets from Central Asia: The Russian Collections /5(2). Carpets woven in Bijar and the surrounding villages show more varied designs than Senneh rugs, which has led to the distinction between "city" and "village" Bijar rugs.

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Oriental carpets can be pile woven or flat woven without pile, using various materials such as silk, wool, and cotton. Examples range in size from pillow to large, room-sized carpets, and include carrier bags, floor. Full text of "Catalogue of a loan exhibition of early oriental rugs" TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGE List of Lenders v Table OF Contents vii Introduction Ix Bibliography xliii Catalogue: Part I, Turkey (Asia Minor, Ar- menia, Syria) i Part II, Persia 27 Part III, India 57 INTRODUCTION IN no other city is the market for modern Oriental rugs so.

Carpets of presumed Persian design are nevertheless to be found in the paintings of Mantegna (), Van Dyck (), and Rubens (); in fact, in the 17th century some seventy Dutch artists included representations of Persian carpets in their paintings, mainly types originating in northwestern Persia (Mills, pp.

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