Carpets of the People of Central Asia

Moshkova, V. G., translated and edited by O'Bannon, George W. and Amanova-Olsen, O.

Published by George O'Bannon, Tucson, 1996. ISBN 10: 0965342107 ISBN 13: 9780965342100, 1996
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Hardcover. New book. 400 p., 140 color illus., 23 x 30.5 cm. A new English translation of the major book on Central Asian rugs, with updates and critical comments on the original text; the illustrations are new, and include rugs from Uzbek and Turk estan museums not previously published in color. One of 950 copies. Bookseller Inventory # 60071526

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Title: Carpets of the People of Central Asia
Publisher: George O'Bannon, Tucson, 1996. ISBN 10: 0965342107 ISBN 13: 9780965342100
Publication Date: 1996
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: New
Dust Jacket Condition: New

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Moshkova, V.G. edited and translated by George W. O'Bannon and Ovadan K. Amanova-Olsen.
Published by George W. O'Bannon, Tucson (1996)
ISBN 10: 0965342107 ISBN 13: 9780965342100
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Book Description George W. O'Bannon, Tucson, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good dust. 9 x 12 Hardback in dustjacket in Good condition; Illustrated by 140 color plates; English translation of classic work with color plates. Strong on non-Turkmen Central Asian rugs. Originally published in Russian, Moshkova's Carpets of the People of Central Asia is the most important book published on Central Asian rugs. It represents 20 years of direct field research among Uzbek, Kyrgyz, Arab and Turkmen weavers by the author. It includes chapters on the history of weaving techniques, dyes, and designs. Specific chapters are devoted to Uzbek, Kyrgyz, and Arab rugs. Five chapters cover rugs of Salor, Saryk, Tekke, Yomud, Choudor, and Ersari Turkmens. This English translation includes color illustrations of rugs from the Uzbekistan State Museum of Art and Museum of History in Tashkent, Samarqand Museum, Magaki Attari Mosque Museum in Bokhara, and the Turkmenistan National Carpet museum in Ashgabat. Moshkova acquired many of the rugs for these museum, and they served as the editors include information on current attributions and critical remark on the text. Special sections focusing on Karakalpak, Eagle-gol, Arabachi, and Kizyl Ayak-type-rugs have been added. This edition serves as a guide to the rug collections in Central Asian museums. Most of the illustrations are of rugs that have never been published in color. Some are of rugs illustrated in black and white in the original edition. A description and technical analysis are provided for most of the rugs.; 4.5; 385 pp. Seller Inventory # BOOKS008379I

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Moshkova, V. G.; George W. O'Bannon and Ovadan K. Amanova-Olsen (Edited and Translated by)
Published by George W. O'Bannon, Tucson, AZ (1996)
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Book Description George W. O'Bannon, Tucson, AZ, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: g- to vg. Limited edition. 1/1000. Folio. XII, 385, [3]pp. Original photo-illustrated dust-jacket over tan cloth, with red lettering on spine and front cover. Title page inscribed and signed by George W. O'Bannon and Ovadan K. Amanova-Olsen. Originally published in Russian, Moshkova's "Carpets of the People of Central Asia" is the most comprehensive of a handful books, mostly in Russian, which present the variety of rugs woven in Central Asia. Because the author and her associates conducted extensive, although not exhaustive, field research among the weavers of Central Asia, it is one of the most thorough and reliable publications on these rugs. important book published on Central Asian rugs. "Carpets of the People of Central Asia" contains more information on the types, uses, weaving techniques, dyes, designs, patterns and functional uses of rugs collected from the weavers themselves than any other publication on the subject. It is simply the basic resource on Central Asian weavings. This English translation includes color illustrations of rugs from the Uzbekistan State Museum of Art and Museum of History in Tashkent, Samarqand Museum, Magaki Attari Mosque Museum in Bokhara, and the Turkmenistan National Carpet museum in Ashgabat. Moshkova acquired many of the rugs for these museums, and they served as the basis of her studies. Commentaries on each chapter by the editors include information on current attributions and critical remarks on the text. Special sections focusing on Karakalpak, Eagle-gol, Arabachi, and Kizyl Ayak-type rugs have been added. This edition serves as a guide to the rug collections in Central Asian museums. Most of the illustrations are of rugs that have never been published in color. Some are of rugs illustrated in black and white in the original edition. A description and technical analysis are provided for most of the rugs. One of 1,000 copies, of which this is No. 475. Moderate creasing, sunning, and tiny chipping along edges of dust-jacket. DJ in overall good- to good, binding and interior in very good condition. Seller Inventory # 37945

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