qThe beginning rug collector could not do better than to get and read this book. It contains much good information, some timeless, some of current immediacy, all of it valuable. I believe everyone, newcomer and connoisseur alike, will learn from it.q -- Dr. John Summer, Chairman 1990 International Conference on Oriental Rugs * AN EXTRAORDINARY HISTORICAL OVERVIEW. From the 1500s to today, in virtually every country from North Africa to China, from Turkey to India and the Soviet Union, here is a unique survey of collectible oriental rugs. * EVERY CLASS OF THE MOST COLLECTIBLE ORIENTAL RUGS IS LISTED. From classical carpets and tribal weavings to rustic rugs and flat weaves, no area is left unexplored. * INDISPENSABLE RESOURCE GUIDE features names of major auction houses and membership services, along with dealer recommendations, as well as carpet restorers and conservators. * FOR THE CONNOISSEUR OR THE ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME BUYER, this unique guide is your personal advisor to the fascinating world of beautiful oriental rugs. * WRITTEN BY AN EXPERT. * FULLY ILLUSTRATED.Urine Fresh urine stains are acid, but as they age, they become alkaline. ... residual odor, even when too faint to be detected by humans, may continue to attract the offending pet, and anything ... If the spot is not large, it could be bleached and painted; if extensive, the stained wool could be replaced, a job for a professional.
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