Traces the history of carpets, discusses dyes, weaving techniques, and symbolic patterns, explains how to buy and care for carpets, and looks at examples from Turkey, Russia, Persia, China, India, and North AmericaSilk rugs are best dry- cleaned, by expert oriental carpet cleaners not the local cleaners. ... If neglected carpets suffer from wear and tear over the years, so repairs, both to strengthen them and to make them more attractive, become necessary.
|Title||:||The Macmillan Atlas of Rugs & Carpets|
|Publisher||:||MacMillan Publishing Company - 1985|