Tribal & Village Rugs

Tribal & Village Rugs : The Definitive Guide to Design, Pattern & Motif

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Tribal & Village Rugs, newly available in paperback, is the definitive book on the rich weaving traditions of the Near East and Central Asia. Using computer imagery to systematize the study of motifs, designs and patterns through well over 1,600 stunningly beautiful and functional full-colour images, it is an indispensable source for design ideas and the perfect guide to a new appreciation of these textiles' extraordinary beauty.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 216 x 280 x 31.24mm | 1,560.36g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • With over 1600 colour illustrations
  • 0500286728
  • 9780500286722
  • 357,075

Table of contents

Introduction; 1. Theme and Variation; 2. Anatolian Motifs: Western Anatolia, Central Anatolia, Eastern Anatolia; 3. Motifs of the Baluch and Neighbouring Tribes; 4. Caucasian Motifs; 5. Kurdish Motifs; 6. Persian Motifs; 7. Turkmen Motifs; Common Filler Motifs.
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'Speaks to everyone with an interest in textile design' - Handwoven 'Essential reference...a must for collectors, scholars and dealers' - Antiques and Auction News
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About Peter F. Stone

Peter F. Stone is the author of The Oriental Rug Lexicon, The Comical Carpet, Rugs of the Caucasus: Structure and Design and Oriental Rug Repair.
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