By James Collett,Doug Page
By James Collett,Doug Page
By Kenneth Bressett
By Vera Ahlaak Brower-Williams
By Peter Braun
By Anthony Tucker-Jones
By Peter F. Stone
Lavishly illustrated with over a thousand images and drawings, it deals transparent and specific definitions for the rug and fabric phrases in use throughout a large swath of the globe—from Morocco to Turkey, Persia, the Caucasus quarter, relevant Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and China. protecting important museum-quality rug traditions in addition to sleek facilities of construction, Oriental Rugs: An Illustrated Lexicon of Motifs, fabrics, and Origins attracts on classical scholarship in addition to present terminology in use between manufacturers and investors in those parts this day. It focuses totally on the wealthy hand-knotting and hand-weaving traditions of the close to East and primary Asia, but additionally contains a few examples of Scandinavian and local American weavings.
Oriental rugs are receiving ever-increasing cognizance and popularity within the box of paintings historical past. Tribal weavings in particular became a spotlight for brand new learn, and Oriental Rugs presents a brand new knowing of many exact traditions that have been formerly understudied, comparable to the weavings of southwest Persia, Baluchistan and Kurdistan. This concise oriental rug reference booklet is a must have for students and someone fascinated about amassing rugs, promoting rugs or the rug exchange quite often. extra reference details additionally includes:
By Erica Gibson
By Maurice Wozniak
At final, a consultant you could relatively hold alongside to property revenues, storage revenues, and flea markets, containing 1,000 colour photos and present pricing to make on-the-spot value determinations easy.
About the Author
Maurice D. Wozniak has been amassing stamps because the mid-1950s. After a 30-year occupation as a reporter and editor on metropolitan day-by-day newspapers, Wozniak served for seven years as editor of the weekly Stamp Collector and The Stamp Wholesaler courses and Minkus catalogs for stamp creditors. he's at present president of the Wisconsin Federation of Stamp golf equipment, an umbrella workforce of 30 golf equipment within the philatelic pastime, and a member of the yank Philatelic Society and the primary Wisconsin Stamp membership. he's a contract journal author on stamp accumulating topics.
By Connie Yen
By Alison Rowley
During the fin-de-siècle and early progressive eras, photo postcards have been an incredible medium of verbal exchange for Russians of all backgrounds. In Open Letters, the main complete learn of Russian photograph postcards so far, Alison Rowley makes use of this medium to discover numerous elements of Russian pop culture. The e-book is lavishly illustrated with greater than one hundred thirty pictures, such a lot of that have by no means been released before.
Through her examinations of postcards, Rowley addresses a various diversity of themes: how panorama postcards conveyed notions of imperialism; the position of postcards within the upward push of megastar tradition; depictions of the physique on erotic and pornographic postcards; how postcards have been hired to advertise differing interpretations of the 1st global conflict; and using postcards via progressive teams looking to overthrow the Tsarist govt. Rowley determines the level to which Russia was once embedded in Europe-wide cultural traits through situating the Russian case inside a bigger ecu context.