Meredith, NH: April/May 1992.
8.5 x 11 Paperback in Very Good condition. Item #BOOKS004721I
Cover: Detail, Bidjar main carpet, first half 19th century. Lead Article: Arabesque Themes in 19th Century Bidjar Carpets, by John J. Collins, Jr. Design traditions including the strapwork principle Shahsevan Persianate Sumak Bags and Covers from the Bijar Area, by John T. Wertime The author coins a phrase Bijar Weavings, by Donald N. Wilber Inscribed rugs, vagireh,saddle covers, gelims A Gardener's Perspective, by Pam Richardson Distinct and intriguing botanical differences help define rug types Where the Bidjars Live, by John J. Collins, Jr. A gathering of collectors brings out war stories The Casanova of the Coaster, by Christian Geyer, translated by L. E. Fogelberg The collector's nature Rugs of Iron, Wefts of Stone: Restoring Bijars, by Holly L. Smith A restorer reveals her soft spot Market Strength or Strategy? by Thomas J. Baker Skinner's February 14,1992 sale was strong in troubled times A.C.O.R., A Welcome Addition, by James Opie Continued coverage of America's rug conference "Tibetan" Rugs, A.C.O.R. paper by Tom Cole A challenge to traditional thinking on the origins of these weavings Commentary, Book Marks, Rug Notes, Letters.