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ORIENTAL RUGS: AN INTRODUCTION. Reprint. Gordon Redford Walker. Prion, Carlton Books Limited, London, 2012. First published 1999. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Trafalgar Square Publishing, North Pomfret. 224 pp. with 127 ills. (101 col.). 22 x 16 cm. ISBN 9781853758904 In English.
Publisher's description: A simple but comprehensive guide to the vast subject of oriental rugs, including a unique color-coded chart, a price guide, and valuable buying and owning adviceA perfect introduction to the infinite variety of oriental rugs available, this book offers a comprehensive view in a well-organized fashion. Nothing adds more character and distinction to even the smallest of rooms than an oriental rug, but the vast choice and the difficulty of assessing value frequently intimidates the inexperienced purchaser. This guide offers valuable practical guidance on the different types of rug for everyday furnishing purposes and the pitfalls that await the unwary buying at auctions, clearly presented photographic examples of the rugs, a color-coded chart to help with decor schemes, and a price guide.
Indexing: Non-Western (Traditional/Native Arts), Non-Western in Several Regions (Traditional) — Textile/Fiber Arts
Plans: 73,30
Worldwide Number: 157958
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