DENNY, WALTER B.; JOURDENAIS, NORMA JEAN (ILLUSTRATIONS).
Title Sotheby's Guide To Oriental Carpets.
Book Condition Softcover. Good condition.
Edition First Edition. A Fireside Book.
Publisher Simon & Schuster, New York: 1994.
Seller ID 6775X1
Covers every issue of collecting oriental carpets in complete and clear detail: how carpets are designed and constructed - from the gathering and dyeing of wool to the intracacies of knotting; categories from antique Anatolians to contemporary Chinese; where best to locate and purchase carpets; how to understand and judge quality and price; how to conserve and care for carpets - and more. Profusely illustrated, this is the essential handbook for anyone interested in Oriental carpets. Includes an Index.
(Key Words: Oriental Carpets, Yarn, Rugs, Transcaucasian, Collectibles, Prayer Rugs, Wool, Iran, India, Turkey, Dyes, China, Anatolian Carpets).