The Complete Guide; History, Pattern, Technique, Identification

Book - 1993
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Bold, distinctive patterns; brilliant colors; affordability--these are some of the characteristics that explain the tremendous popularity of the marvelous, flatwoven textiles from the Near and Far East known as kilims. The most comprehensive and beautifully illustrated survey to date, Kilim contains hundreds of color photographs, many taken especially for this volume, accompanied by an authoritative text examining the origins, history, and weaving techniques of these unique cloths, used primarily as bags, wall hangings, and rugs. A directory to international kilim auction houses; a source listing of dealers and services; and a reference guide to the collecting, care, and futher study of kilims conclude this definitive work on a widely appealing subject.
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle : 1993
ISBN: 9780811803595
Branch Call Number: 746.75 H877k
Characteristics: 352p illus
Additional Contributors: Luczyc-Wyhowska, Jose


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