Hardcover: 256 pages
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing (January 25, 2012)
Product Dimensions: 11.5 x 1.2 x 14.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 6.1 pounds
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
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I first saw a collection of this style of textile at the San Francisco Tribal and Textile Show several years ago and had wanted to know more about them. This book is a stunning stunning visual record. There is one photo towards the beginning of the book showing an 18th century painting which incorporates what could be interpreted as one of these rugs. This style of textile is ripe for more research and analysis. And in the meantime this book is absolutely plentiful in inspiring visuals.
Wonderful images of beautiful textiles in a style I had not seen before. This book would inspire artists working in any media.
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