Category: Textiles & Carpets


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By: Pathak, Anamika

Price: $13.34

Publisher: New Dehli, India, Roli Books: 2005

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 003403

Condition: New in New dust jacket

Pashmina is a very readable adventure of considerable scope and daring, taking you through a grand tour of the finest fabric known to the world. Its subject matter is nothing less than Indian textile history brought up to date with the patterns and colors of present-day attire. At first, the book presents an overview: The royal patronage that nourished the industry, the techniques that went into the making of a pashmina shawl, the slow and subtle evolution of brilliant motifs. It then goes on to present a more detailed picture: Individual patterns, their differences in style, and their continu... View more info

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Sovereign Carpets Unknown Masterpieces from European Collections

By: Concaro, Edoardo; Levi, Alberto

Price: $22.08

Publisher: Milan, Skira: 2000

Seller ID: 003399

Condition: New in New dust jacket

NEW - STILL IN PUBLISHERS PLASTIC. This is the English language version of a museum exhibition catalog of Oriental rugs on display during the 9th International Conference on Oriental Carpets. It has several sections showing numerous impressive, mostly unpublished, weavings from Anatolia, Central Asia, East Turkestan, Caucasus, Persia, Tibet, China, Mughal India and Mediterranean countries. Informative captions are written by the editors and by specialists including Robert Pinner, Hans Konig, Alberto Boralevi, Jurg Rageth and Stephen Cohen. An extensive section, "The Turkmen Wedding", b... View more info