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Antique oriental rugs and carpets

Philip Bamborough

Antique oriental rugs and carpets

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Published by Blandford Press, distributed by Sterling Pub. Co. in Poole, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rugs, Oriental

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhilip Bamborough ; photographed by David Couling.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. :
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23256164M
    ISBN 10071370862X

    These pieces are not simply meant for beautification. A finished rug can be used either as a floor covering or as a decorative piece. Since relations between Central Asian nomads and the Near East were more or less constant, the production of pile carpets in the latter region was probably stimulated and influenced by nomadic traditions again and again. It is extremely rare to find a complete Saddle Set with 4 pieces consisting of a large blanket which went next to the horse's hide; a smaller piece that was designed to cover the saddle; and two smaller pieces that covered the stirrups with silk roses. So valued were these carpets that there were various attempts to imitate or adapt them in Europe. We also buy rugs, sell rugs, write appraisals, for Oriental Carpets and Persian Rugs for our wholesale and retail customers.

    These references indicate that carpet weaving in Persia under the Caliphate was a tribal or rural industry. Such examples are saddle rugsemergency protection from the elements, communication, and even as currency. They absorbed influences from Persia and the Asian Steppe while also influencing culture and design traditions in East Turkestan, Mongolia and Tibet. This keeps art historians and dealers employed. It is unknown if these carpets were pile-woven, or produced by another technique, e.

    If you consider that people have been weaving rugs as far back as the ancient Egyptiansthen you can start to comprehend how diverse the styles have evolved over the last three thousand or so years. So, why should one buy an antique carpet? Loop weaving is done by pulling the weft strings over a gauge rod, creating loops of thread facing the weaver. This process takes time and although the "luster wash" chemical treatment tries to do in a day what should take a century, it really is only a poor and transient substitute. The weavers took pride in their work and only the best available spring clip fleeces were acceptable. Consider the current custom rug trade.


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Antique oriental rugs and carpets by Philip Bamborough Download PDF Ebook

Their ornate designs and soft feel often deceive many.

Antique Rugs

Although antique Oriental rugs are part of a Antique oriental rugs and carpets book unique and original aesthetic tradition, carpet producers in the region have also been influenced by faraway styles.

Not from me. At this time Chinese rugs, whose production went back to ancient times, finally became known in quantity to European and American markets. Remember that simple folks living in primitive surroundings made these things. While there was no limit to the length a carpet could be, the width of these rugs could never exceed eight feet around cmthe standard size of the loom.

It is unknown whether these were flatweaves or pile weaves, as no detailed technical information is provided in the Greek and Latin texts. Shipping and handling. Inwith the help of a friend, he launched RugBooks.

History[ edit ] The beginning of carpet weaving remains unknown, as carpets are subject to use, deterioration, and destruction by insects and rodents. Antiques were Antique oriental rugs and carpets book made before the Industrial Revolution, by hand and not by machine.

The Kashan weavers did so, and on 12 September Antique oriental rugs and carpets book presented the carpets to the Polish king, and the bill to the treasurer of the crown. Silk pile can be used to highlight special elements of the design in Turkmen rugsbut more expensive carpets from Kashan, Qum, Nain, and Isfahan in Persia, and Istanbul and Hereke in Turkey, have all-silk piles.

The description of the rug's design by al-Tabari makes it seem unlikely that the carpet was pile woven. Suggestion 1: Don't Buy a Rug Begin your collecting career by not buying anything. Send us photos of your Oriental Rugs or Persian Carpets if you are interested in consignment, appraisals, or selling your Oriental Carpets and Persian Rugs.

They are now in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Antique rugs were made to last, and properly resilient, elastic, sturdy pile yarn was essential.

Buyers have begun to focus on the concept that an antique rug can be a standard of excellence, and there are certainly good reasons for this. Rug fragments were also found in the Lop Nur area, and are woven in symmetrical knots, with interwoven wefts after each row of knots, with a striped design, and various colours.

This includes reproductions of European designs and the assimilation of Persian patterns in parts of East Turkestan.

Machine made rugs consist of plastic derived fibers being glued onto a strong plastic base.Due to the limited number and increasing rarity, antique carpets and rugs make solid investment rugs.

For example, the best and rarest antique Persian and Oriental carpets and rugs have maintain their value exceptionally well over the years where the value of a newer pieces depreciate rapidly. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

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