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Moroccan carpets

£100.00

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This is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey of 19th and 20th century Moroccan rugs and textiles, and features an outstanding collection of mainly rural carpets and covers, tent-weavings, bags, trapping and garments in 115 stunning color plates.
The text examines the rice tradition of Moroccan textiles, which has emerged from a number of different weaving cultures: the indigenous Berber tribes of the High and Middle Atlas; the Arab-speaking tribes of the plains of Marrakesh; and the commercial urban centers of Rabat and Mediouna. This combination of origins has produced a richly varied weaving culture which is renowned for its use of strong color and geometric design. A chapter on the different weaving traditions is followed by sections on each region, illustrated with beautifully reproduced plates of the best examples.

Excellent pages, a little edge and Jacket wear.

Item details

Author(s):
Brooke Pickering, W. Russell Pickering and Ralph S. Yohe
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1994
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
189811305X
ISBN-13:
9781898113058
Number of pages:
160
Publisher:
Hali Publications & the Near Eastern Art Research Center

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This is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey of 19th and 20th century Moroccan rugs and textiles, and features an outstanding collection of mainly rural carpets and covers, tent-weavings, bags, trapping and garments in 115 stunning color plates.
The text examines the rice tradition of Moroccan textiles, which has emerged from a number of different weaving cultures: the indigenous Berber tribes of the High and Middle Atlas; the Arab-speaking tribes of the plains of Marrakesh; and the commercial urban centers of Rabat and Mediouna. This combination of origins has produced a richly varied weaving culture which is renowned for its use of strong color and geometric design. A chapter on the different weaving traditions is followed by sections on each region, illustrated with beautifully reproduced plates of the best examples.

Excellent pages, a little edge and Jacket wear.

Author(s):
Brooke Pickering, W. Russell Pickering and Ralph S. Yohe
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1994
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
189811305X
ISBN-13:
9781898113058
Number of pages:
160
Publisher:
Hali Publications & the Near Eastern Art Research Center

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