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Oriental Rugs: The Secrets Revealed

Blackburn, Mark

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ISBN 10: 0764326414 / ISBN 13: 9780764326417
Published by Atglen, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Schiffer Pub Ltd, 2007
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NEW, SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Series: Schiffer Books. Hardcover: 255 pages. Publisher: Schiffer Publishing (April 28, 2007). Language: English. ISBN-10: 0764326414. ISBN-13: 978-0764326417. Product Dimensions: 11 x 8.7 x 1.2 inches. Shipping Weight: 3.6 pounds. Buying an Oriental rug need not be confusing. This book answers the most frequent questions and offers a great introduction to this ancient and continuing weaving tradition. Nearly 900 contemporary rugs are shown and discussed from Tibet, India, China, Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran. Learn their history, production methods, selection guidlines, and tips on care and cleaning. Each rug is described by its origin, size, materials, knot count, dyes, regional makers, and unique characteristics. Guidelines for evaluating the cost of the rugs is provided. With this information in hand, any buyer can approach the rug market confidently, and enjoy the perfect rug. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-13333263790

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Title: Oriental Rugs: The Secrets Revealed

Publisher: Atglen, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Schiffer Pub Ltd

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Buying an Oriental rug need not be confusing. This book answers the most frequent questions and offers a great introduction to this ancient and continuing weaving tradition. Nearly 900 contemporary rugs are shown and discussed from Tibet, India, China, Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran. Learn their history, production methods, selection guidlines, and tips on care and cleaning. Each rug is described by its origin, size, materials, knot count, dyes, regional makers, and unique characteristics. Guidelines for evaluating the cost of the rugs is provided. With this information in hand, any buyer can approach the rug market confidently, and enjoy the perfect rug.

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Buying an Oriental rug need not be confusing. This book answers the most frequent questions and offers a great introduction to this ancient and continuing weaving tradition. Nearly 900 contemporary rugs are shown and discussed from Tibet, India, China, Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Iran. Learn their history, production methods, selection guidlines, and tips on care and cleaning. With this information in hand, any buyer can approach the rug market confidently, and enjoy the perfect rug.

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Established in 1995, Mauna Kea Galleries is a predominant source for all Hawaiian and Polynesian artifacts, antiques, and artworks. A longtime passion for owners Mark and Carolyn Blackburn, the gallery is well known throughout the world for its vast inventory of rare objects. We stock rare Hawaiian and Polynesian artifacts including a selection of rare books and engravings of Hawaii and the Pacific. Our inventory includes classics like "Captain Cook's Voyages" and Isabella Bird's "Six Months In the Sandwich Islands," among many other popular titles.

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