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Oriental Carpets and Their Structure: Highlights from the V & A Collection

By: Jennifer Wearden

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Timeless Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001193

ISBN: 0810966107

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 144 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. View more info

Oriental Carpets and Their Structure

By: Jennifer Wearden

Price: $46.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Timeless Books/TBI:

Seller ID: 112957

ISBN: 8189497588

Condition: New


Oriental carpets have always been prized in the West as luxurious and beautiful objects, but understanding their structure is essential to fully appreciating them. This books showcases 100 superb examples from the Victoria and Albert Museum's outstanding collection, which represents all the major carpet-weaving traditions from China to Turkey and is of great interest to today's many collectors and connoisseurs of these precious works.The text clearly explains the basic techniques involved in carpet weaving throughout the East, while diagrams and photographic details explain how to examine and ... View more info