The Story of Carpets (Hardcover) Book
Woven into Sakhai’s historical account of carpets is a detailed guide for choosing fine carpets with an eye toward value and investment. He discusses how to determine a rug’s age, quality, and condition.
The Story of Carpets charts the rich history of Oriental carpets, examining methods of weaving and knot tying, explaining the significance of common pattern elements (translated into 12 languages).
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