Dating navajo rugs
Prices include shipping to customers in the United States by regular mail. Credit card orders can be processed via paypal (under "The Rug Book Shop" and "[email protected]"). A survey of Turkish flatweaves; the illustrations are of flatweaves and details showing designs & construction; there is a good 4 page bibliography. A picture book of rugs, mostly l6th to l8th centuries, by a French dealer, reflecting European tastes; examples include the traditional Caucasian, Persian, Turkish carpets, and also European tapestry, Spanish rugs, Coptic fragments, and Eastern European rugs. This copy is a hardcover, bound probably by Librairie Orientale H. Customer who want their order shiped by priority mail should add on . New books are always arriving, so this is a partial list of items in stock; if you want something not in this catalogue, write; we may have a copy, and are in any case willing to make a note of your interest. The text of 24 papers presented at the 7th ICOC in Hamburg/Berlin in 1993; in English; the illustrations are not always good, but the importance of the book lies in the text; useful for people who missed the conference, or whose notes are illegible. Samuel, Paris, in red cloth, with the author and title on the spine in gold lettering; pages croped slightly. n.d.(1970), Textile Museum, 4 p., 1 illus., 28 x 21.5 cm. Exhibition catalogue, Crafts and Folk Art Museum; detailed and based on first hand experience of the authors. Their patterns and designs have set an artistic tradition for court manufactories which was kept alive during the entire duration of the Persian Empire up to the last royal dynasty of Iran.Carpets woven in towns and regional centers like Tabriz, Kerman, Mashhad, Kashan, Isfahan, Nain and Qom are characterized by their specific weaving techniques and use of high-quality materials, colours and patterns.
To the seller a rug is older, to the buyer the same rug is not so old. Firstly, its virtually impossible to pinpoint the exact year in which a rug was made. Secondly, all other things being equal, age means money.If in doubt, do the handkerchief test:aniline smells very nasty on the handkerchief.So, if the colors are obviously timeworn, vegetable ones, you have found your first hint.They had been displaced by other groups, among which were the Navajo (who called themselves Diné - or "People").They were hunter gatherers of Athabaskan origin, and originated in Canada like the neighboring Apache.