Non-US customers should add on per shipment for the cost of shipping to Canada, per shipment for the cost of shipping outside to other countries. - New titles include books by Kotai, Tanavoli, Tsareva. Articles: Andrews: The Turkmen wedding tent in historical context; Atlihan: The weavings of the Yuruks of the Fethiye Region in southwestern Anatolia; Barber: The archeological evidence for the evidence of weaving and carpets; Batari: The double-niche "Transylvanian" prayer rugs; Bieber: The technology of the use of natural dyes in Anatolia; Bier: Other pile-weavings from Safavid Iran - the Persian velvets at Rosenborg; Bohmer and Karadag: Dye analysis of Ottoman brocades and velvets from the Topkapi Museum, Istanbul, and other silk textiles; Bosch: Mamluk carpets - typology and design: Cole: Tibetan rugs.
1988, 136 p., 40 color illus., fig, 4 maps, 25.5 x 18 cm.
A survey, for the inexperienced buyer, of tribal rugs, with a lot of information packed in, due to the small typeface. Covers Asia, and also North Africa, South and Central America and Navajo.
The illustrations are small and in black and white; the examples include Persian, Turkish, Caucasian, Turkmen, and Baluch, and among them are two possible Tudoc forgeries.
The text includes selections from a diary of Daniel Häberlin on his travels through Turkey in 1646, and on radiocarbon dating of some of these kilims.
As with Allane's earlier book, the type is small and a lot of information is packed into the book.