Paperback: 448 pages
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing (July 1, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 1.5 x 9 inches
Shipping Weight: 3.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
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The beautiful photographs in this book are a great inspiration for the modern day rugger. To see the color selections and the patterns of the past, what could be more inspiring. I loved that the mats were grouped into themes.
the book is too thick to be published in paperback. The spine of my book has already broken. However, the pictures are excellent.
This is not a how to book. It contains pictures of all types of hand hooked rugs during the past century. I learned a lot just looking at the photos. A fantastic source of inspiration.
This book makes a great reference. It provides a wide variety of themes, color palates, and styles to incorporate into your new creations, beside being a great resource for collectors.
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