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Indonesian Textiles

An illustrated guide and survey to traditional and modern Indonesian textile design.

Woven Structures: A Guide to Oriental Rug and Textile Analysis

Marla Mallett’s Woven Structures presents, for the first time, meticulously detailed descriptions of knotted pile and flatwoven structures that not only identify weaving techniques but the design characteristics they encourage.  Selvage and end finishes, often given short shrift, receive special attention. As an added bonus, every point she makes is illuminated by marvelously clear photographs …

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A Handweaver’s Pattern Book

Pick the perfect pattern every time! Sought after for nearly a century, A Handweaver’s Pattern Book is the venerable compendium of weaving patterns found in early 20th century America by Marguerite Davison.

Tribal and Village Rugs: The Definitive Guide to Design, Pattern & Motif

Drawing on the rich weaving traditions of the Near East and Central Asia, the clearly presented text is divided into six major regional and tribal groupings, covering Anatolian, Baluchi, Caucasian, Kurdish, Persian and Turkmen motifs. These are further subdivided into more precise attributions and motif types, examining the derivations and uses of medallions, field repeats …

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