This enormous reference work—long awaited by means of creditors and scholars—fills an immense hole within the on hand literature on oriental rugs.
Lavishly illustrated with over one thousand photos and drawings, it deals transparent and specified definitions for the rug and cloth phrases in use throughout a extensive swath of the globe—from Morocco to Turkey, Persia, the Caucasus sector, principal Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and China. masking important museum-quality rug traditions in addition to sleek facilities of creation, 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 components at the present time. It focuses totally on the wealthy hand-knotting and hand-weaving traditions of the close to East and relevant Asia, but in addition contains a few examples of Scandinavian and local American weavings.
Oriental rugs are receiving ever-increasing recognition and popularity within the box of paintings heritage. Tribal weavings particularly became a spotlight for brand spanking new examine, and Oriental Rugs offers a brand new realizing of many targeted traditions that have been formerly understudied, resembling the weavings of southwest Persia, Baluchistan and Kurdistan. This concise oriental rug reference e-book is a must have for students and a person excited about amassing rugs, promoting rugs or the rug exchange typically. extra reference details additionally includes:
- Foreign terms
- Place names
- The Oriental Rug lexicon
- Museums with impressive rug collections
- Oriental rug net sites
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Examples are of Yomud starting place. Small sq. mats can also be defined as fireplace rugs. ok-bash (Turk. , “arrow head”). Tent pole disguise. this can be a pouch that matches over the ends of tent poles to carry them jointly whilst Turkmen tents are taken down and moved. See “kola-i chergh. ” Ok-bash olduz, yildiz. (Turk. ) famous person. olefin. Olefin is a plastic and petroleum by-product. This man made fiber is colorfast and abrasion resistant. it's also stain resistant. Olefin fibers have bad overwhelm resistance. Olefin fibers are used basically in loop pile rugs. Olt. A river and district of southern Romania. A alternate designation of caliber for a Romanian rug woven on a cotton origin with a hundred and sixty knots in line with sq. inch. Oltenia. A quarter of southwest Romania and a resource of excellent kilims. Motifs are floral crops and birds. those motifs are randomly situated within the box. the sector is usually black and designs are achieved in crimson, white, eco-friendly, and blue. Eccentric wefts are used to provide the designs. See “Romania. ” Oltenian kilim (detail) O. N. A. T. workplace nationwide de l’Artisanat Tunisien. a central authority association of Tunisia controlling such a lot modern rug construction. onion pores and skin. Onion skins were used as a resource of yellow dyes. See “natural dyes. ” önlük (Turk. “for the front”). Apron. onurga. See “Temirchin gul. ” open again. whilst wefts are noticeable from the again of up to date chinese language rugs, the constitution could be often called “open again. ” thus, the loop of the uneven knot encircles the warp nearest front of the rug. See “closed again. ” adversarial arch prayer rug. Any prayer rug with opposing arches or mihrabs at each one finish. The arches are entire, and this option is assumed to tell apart those rugs from different small rugs with separated spandrels so the sector touches the border on the ends of the sector. there's a staff of such small rugs from the 17th century attributed to Ushak or Romania. See “Tintoretto rug” and “Transylvania. ” antagonistic arch prayer rug orange. A section of the visible spectrum among yellow and purple. In oriental rugs, traditional orange may perhaps derive from henna or madder. Orange II. An acid azo dye synthesized in 1876. Ordutch-Konagend. See “Konagend. ” O. R. I. A. Oriental Rug Importers organization. This alternate organization used to be shaped in 1931 to advertise the pursuits of oriental rug importers. It has approximately eighty individuals and is based on the Oriental Rug heart of the US in Secaucus, New Jersey. See “Oriental Rug alternate statistics. ” oriental-design rug. A machine-made rug with oriental rug designs. See “oriental rug. ” oriental rug. An indefinite time period. initially, this time period utilized merely to hand-knotted pile rugs woven within the close to East and Asia. In present utilization, the time period comprises all hand-knotted pile weaves used as rugs, despite foundation, in addition to some of the flat-woven rugs of the close to East and Asia. “Persian rug” is typically used incorrectly as a synonym. Oriental Rug Importers organization. See “O. R. I. A. ” Oriental Rug outlets of the US. See “O. R. R. A. ” orlon.