London: Thames & Hudson, (1993). Hardcover. Blue cloth over boards, title and decorations stamped in gilt onto upper board and spine, large 4to (12-1/4 inches [32 cm] tall), pp. 352, bibliography, index, illustrated with 649 illustrations, 18 maps and line drawings by Miranda MacSwiney. Volume with light wear, ffep has p.o. name in pencil and a small crinkle to bottom corner. Very Good / Very Good. Item #2119
From the front flap "... unraveling the complex questions surrounding the origins and history of these unique flatweaves and of the peoples who make them... from Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia, Anatolia, Persia and the Caucasus and Afghanistan and Central Asia. Chapters on new kilims and the use of kilims as bags or trappings as well as rugs - together with a reference guide to collecting, care and further study, conclude what has become the standard work on this widely appealing subject.". A fine and well illustrated study.
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