Franklin

Oriental carpets. [Translated from the French by Valerie Howard].

Author/Creator:
Calatchi, Robert de., author.
Standardized Title:
Tapis d'Orient. English
Publication:
Rutland, Vt., C.E. Tuttle Co. [1967]
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 223 pages illustrations (some color), map 36 cm
Subjects:
Rugs, Oriental.
Summary:
A survey of antique and semi-antique Oriental rugs, introducing their history and characteristic designs. Also covers the chief carpetmaking locations around the world and includes a catalogue of borders, treatments and motifs.
Contents:
Introduction to the oriental carpet
A minor history or a fantastic tale?
Approach to oriental carpets
Symbolism and naturalism
Affinities of the carpet with other major arts
The importance of the carpet in western decoration.
Notes:
Translation of Tapis d'Orient.
Includes bibliographical references (page 217) and index.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Dornsife/VSA.
Contributor:
Howard, Valerie, translator.
OCLC:
712630
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