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Hillmann, Michael Craig

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ISBN 10: 0292764901 / ISBN 13: 9780292764903
Published by University of Texas Press, Austin, Texas, 1984
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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First Edition - First Printing - SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, Michael Hillmann, on title page - 98 pages including Bibliography, Index - DJ in CLEAR, ARCHIVAL BRODART COVER - NOT PRICE CLIPPED - NOT REMAINDER - NO SIGN OF PRIOR OWNER - dj rubbed at top and bottom of spine, else nearly flawless Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006037

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Publisher: University of Texas Press, Austin, Texas

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition - First Printing.

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Michael Hillmann , author of this book was Professor, Department of Middle Eastern Studies, The University of Texas at Austin. Volume includes a total of 6 color photos of carpets....and a few black & white also. Chapters include: 1. Intro 2. Identification & Classification of Persian Carpets 3. Portfolio of Modern Persian Carpets 4. Symbolism in Modern Persian Carpet Designs 5. Persian Carpets and Iranianm Society

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Heavy woven floor coverings with traditional patterns; considered works of art today. The twentieth century witnessed unparalleled expansion of Persian pile carpet weaving (qalibafi) in Iran. Gone were court manufactories and extensive weaving by nomadic tribal peoples....

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