The Bulfinch guide to carpets : how to identify, classify, and evaluate antique oriental carpets and rugs

@inproceedings{Milanesi1993TheBG,
  title={The Bulfinch guide to carpets : how to identify, classify, and evaluate antique oriental carpets and rugs},
  author={Enza Milanesi},
  year={1993}
}
Antique Oriental carpets are objects of fascination the world over. This richly textured, lavishly illustrated guide enables the reader to recognize the stylistic characteristics of a wide variety of carpets and to appreciate more fully the beauty and history of each. The first part of the book charts the development of carpets as objects of both artistic merit and craftsmanship, tracing their history from surviving sixteenth-century examples up to the early twentieth century. From the Zel-i… CONTINUE READING