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Antique Oriental Rugs and Carpets

Philip Bamborough

Antique Oriental Rugs and Carpets

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Published by Exter Books, distributed by Bookthrift Co. .
Written in English


The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL9795706M
ISBN 100671060120
ISBN 109780671060121

So valued were these carpets that there were various attempts to imitate or adapt them in Europe. Artistic work. Like rugs produced in Europe, Persia and the Caucasus, rugs from the Orient feature medallions, spandrels, intricate repeating patterns, and stylized botanical motifs. Even in China, many art Deco carpets were produced exclusively for their aesthetic beauty and appeal to Western consumers. Fragments of pile rugs from findspots in north-eastern Afghanistanreportedly originating from the province of Samanganhave been carbon dated to a time span from the turn of the second century to the early Sasanian period. For hundreds of years, antique Oriental rugs have been a staple of class and culture.

Antique rugs were built to last. There is a common misconception that handmade antique Oriental rugs are delicate and not durable. The beginning of carpet weaving remains unknown, as carpets are subject to use, deterioration, and destruction by insects and rodents. This keeps art historians and dealers employed. Yes, there are people from all walks of life who collect traditional Oriental rugs.

Send us photos of your Oriental Rugs or Persian Carpets if you are interested in consignment, appraisals, or selling your Oriental Carpets and Persian Rugs. Illustration of Rashid-ad-Din's Gami' at-tawarih. Tribal and village weavers always add their own personalities to their creations even though they may be working within accepted style protocols. This plague overwhelmed much of Persian weaving in the latter half of the 20th century.


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Antique Oriental Rugs and Carpets by Philip Bamborough Download PDF Ebook

The influence of western dye and machine spinning technologies, along with the enormous new demand for antique Oriental rugs that developed from the late Antique Oriental Rugs and Carpets book century onward, all contributed to a rapid decrease in quality in terms of the materials, the weave, and the designs.

It is a skill which has been perfected. In the last quarter of the 19th century workshops were established specifically to meet the demands of the Western market, with master weavers overseeing the production of finely woven rugs and carpets.

Shipping cost cannot be calculated. It is well written, has good photos, and is written so I can Antique Oriental Rugs and Carpets book it. Although rugs from the Orient often feature stylized motifs, they are much more true to the natural world than some abstractions used by distant tribal groups.

Their styles represent the best features of almost every possible characteristic. It was obviously woven for an elegant Prince of Persia who shared his luxurious life with his much beloved horse.

The Safavid carpets known to us differ from the carpets as depicted in the miniature paintings, so the paintings cannot support any efforts to differentiate, classify and date period carpets. Because Oriental rugs are so diverse, they can complement many interior styles. The dyes of a true antique rug are organic, from plant or insect sources.

Well, there are literally hundreds of different styles, each with their own characteristic. You can filter our entire collection by the characteristics of your choice by visiting the "Shop" page and clicking the "filter" link at the top.

Circa BC. In Persia and elsewhere in the Middle East, carpets are a form of savings and a room may be set aside as a stash with a stack of valuable rugs handy in times of financial crisis.

This taste for Persian carpets is also well attested in the masterpieces of 17th century European painting, where they are frequently depicted as symbols of affluence or luxury.

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The art of rug weaving Antique Oriental Rugs and Carpets book both a valued traditional art and an important social event. The craft of fine rug production is ancient and complex.

Rugs employing it wear out faster, much faster than honest rugs. Edwards opens his book on Persian carpets with the description of eight masterpieces from this great period:. Nomads who Antique Oriental Rugs and Carpets book afford to buy cotton on the market use wool for warps and wefts, which are also traditionally made of wool in areas where cotton was not a local product.

Carpet production is attested from ancient times. This is when the oldest surviving rug dates from. But Amoghli Mashads, which are less than years of age, are already considered antique rugs because of its totally authentic design, genuine Persian materials and artistic quality.

They can totally change the mood of a room. Thanks again for visiting our website. Hand-woven pile rugs are produced by knotting strings of thread individually into the warps, cutting the thread after each single knot.

Silk from silk worms is used for representational rugs. This process occurs naturally, without the intervention of aggressive chemical treatments. Rug fragments were also found in the Lop Nur area, and are woven in symmetrical knots, with interwoven wefts after each row of knots, with a striped design, and various colours.

Find a dealer you feel comfortable with. Some colours, especially dark brown, require iron mordants, which can damage or fade the fabric. Some of them, he wrote, were of silk. But you will be amazed how it cleverly adapts to almost any furnishing style, and how you will still have something valuable when you decide finally to pass on, give away or sell an antique.Rugs, oriental and occidental, antique and modern.

A handbook for ready reference, (Chicago, A. C. McClurg & Co., ), by Rosa Belle Holt (page images at HathiTrust) The practical book of oriental rugs, (Philadelphia & London, J. B. Lippincott company, ), by G. Griffin Lewis (page images at HathiTrust; US access only).

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A couple of good comprehensive introductory books are Oriental Carpets: A Complete Guide, Updated and Revised (), Eiland, Jr. and Eiland, 3rd and Oriental Rugs by Jon Thompson (Dutton NY ).

Eiland's book, although a little short on great rug pictures in color, has a lot of good stuff in it. Thompson’s book is my favorite.If pdf have any questions please don´t hesitate to ask. We are happy to help you. We speak and write the following languages: English, Swedish, Danish, French, Dutch, Spanish, German, Polish, Portuguese, Arabic and Italian.Feb 19,  · antique Persian rugs value Materials: Silk Technology: Hand Knotted Fit for: living room, bedroom,study room, kitchen,dining area, office,hotel,hallway, gallery.The Four Categories of Oriental Rugs.

In general, Oriental rugs, especially antiques, ebook divided into ebook major groups to reflect their style, design, and how they are made. City: The most elegant of all Oriental rugs, these carpets may be woven by hand or on factory looms by skilled weavers supervised by a master designer.

City rugs tend to.