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Oriental Carpet Design: A Guide to Traditional Motifs, Patterns and Symbols
Oriental Carpet Design: A Guide to Traditional Motifs, Patterns and Symbols
by P R J Ford
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In this comprehensive survey, P. R. J. Ford shows readers how to recognize the different structural and design features of oriental rugs and carpets. The designs are grouped according to their essential characteristics. This approach illuminates the... (read more)

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Indian Blankets and Their Makers
Indian Blankets and Their Makers
by George Wharton James
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History, old-style wool blankets, changes brought about by traders, symbolism of design and color, a Navajo weaver at work, more. Emphasis on Navajo. Includes information on the Bayeta blanket, squaw dresses, dyeing, belts, garters, hair braids... (read more)

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Navajo Rugs: How to Find, Evaluate, Buy, and Care for Them
Navajo Rugs: How to Find, Evaluate, Buy, and Care for Them
by Don Dedera
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An introduction to collecting and caring for Navajo rugs and woven... (read more)

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Oriental Rugs: A Buyer's Guide
Oriental Rugs: A Buyer's Guide
by Lee Allane
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Most of the oriental rugs bought worldwide have been made recently; yet most of the information available is on antique rugs. Here is the only comprehensive guide to modern rugs that gives all the help a buyer needs to find the right rug at the right... (read more)

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Rugs to Riches: Guide to Buying Oriental Rugs
Rugs to Riches: Guide to Buying Oriental Rugs
by Caroline Bosly
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Rugs to Riches is an authoritative, lively, and eminently practical guide for people who want to learn the dos and don'ts of choosing handmade oriental rugs. Caroline Bosly, one of the foremost rug brokers in the world, describes the various types of... (read more)

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The Root of Wild Madder: Chasing the History, Mystery, and Lore of the Persian Carpet
The Root of Wild Madder: Chasing the History, Mystery, and Lore of the Persian Carpet
by Brian Murphy
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Every Persian carpet has a story to tell -- from the remote villages of Afghanistan and Iran, down the ancient trade routes traveled for centuries, to the bazaars of Tehran and the markets of the Western world. Carpet-making is one of this tumultuous... (read more)

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Oriental Rugs, Antique and Modern
Oriental Rugs, Antique and Modern
by Walter A Hawley
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Best general account in English describes history of rug-making; special knots used to fasten pile; hidden symbolism in carpets; techniques used. Distinguishing characteristics of Turkish, Persian, Caucasian, Indian, Chinese, more (size, color, patterns,... (read more)

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The Root of Wild Madder: Chasing the History, Mystery, and Lore of the Persian Carpet
The Root of Wild Madder: Chasing the History, Mystery, and Lore of the Persian Carpet
by Brian Murphy
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Wisdom of a Turkmen proverb. The Root of Wild Madder opens with an invitation that flows from the same ancient inspiration. "A carpet is poetry itself," an Iranian carpet merchant declares to author Brian Murphy. "You just have to learn to read them... (read more)

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The story of carpets
The story of carpets
by Essie Sakhai
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A connoisseur shares his expertise on the history, identification, and purchase of fine carpets, with detailed color photographs -- Contains 160 color photos of both antique and modern carpets -- The author draws on his lifelong expertise as a dealer of... (read more)

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Navajo Weaving: Three Centuries of Change (Studies in American Indian Art)
Navajo Weaving: Three Centuries of Change (Studies in American Indian Art)
by Kate Peck Kent
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Lavishly illustrated and meticulously researched, this book is the classic introductory text on this appealing Native American art form.... (read more)

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Rugs & Posts: The Story of Navajo Weaving & the Role of the Indian Trader
Rugs & Posts: The Story of Navajo Weaving & the Role of the Indian Trader
by H L James
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Tracing the history of the Navajo rug as well as the Navajo people and their art, this volume studies the Navajo rug and the trading posts associated with each style.... (read more)

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Official Price Guide to Oriental Rugs
Official Price Guide to Oriental Rugs
by Joyce Ware
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"No other book packs all the need-to-know basics of oriental rugs into such an economical package. Its an indispensable resource and the best buy of all rug books." --Mark Hopkins, President New Boston Rug Society For the connoisseur or the once-in-a... (read more)

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How to Read Islamic Carpets (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
How to Read Islamic Carpets (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
by Walter Denny
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Check Points on How to Buy an Oriental Rug
Check Points on How to Buy an Oriental Rug
by Charles V Jacobsen
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Carpet Magic: the Art of Carpets from the Tents, Cottages, and workshops of Asia
Carpet Magic: the Art of Carpets from the Tents, Cottages, and workshops of Asia
by Jon Thompson
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Kilims: A Buyer's Guide
Kilims: A Buyer's Guide
by Lee Allane
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Topkapi Saray Museum: Carpets
Topkapi Saray Museum: Carpets
by J M Rogers
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Chinese Carpets
Chinese Carpets
by Charles Rostov and Jia Guanyan
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Indian Carpets
Indian Carpets
by E Gans-Ruedin
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Oriental Rugs
Oriental Rugs
by Gordon Redfo Walker
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