Oriental Rugs Today

Oriental Rugs Today

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Demystifying a confusing and intimidating subject, Oriental Rugs Today is the first book devoted exclusively to new pieces. It discusses issues of dye and finish, looks country by country at examples from every major contemporary source, and profiles the artisans who revived the use of handspun wool and natural dyes. Written for both aficionado and novice, this edition includes 20 percent more material and new information on Nepalese and Iranian rugs, making this must-have guide to the subject. 100color photos are included.To maintain a ruga#39;s value it is important that a new selvage looks just like the old selvage: the same color, material and so on. ... The question aJways will be whether the value of the nig warrants the cost of repair. ... Many people are opposed to painting, usually, as I have said, because its practice is often associated with dishonest rug dealers. ... The people who live where Oriental nigs are made do not use rug pads under rugs, but it is customaiy there to remove street shoes uponanbsp;...

Title:Oriental Rugs Today
Author:Emmett Eiland
Publisher:Emmett Eiland's Rugs - 2003


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