Paris: Gourcuff Gradenigo, 2009.
120 pp. 52 color plates. 9.5 x 12 Hardback in dustjacket in New condition. Item #BOOKS008194I
The collection of oriental carpets and textiles from the Textile Museum, Lyon was formed mainly in the late nineteenth century.Some pieces are extremely rare, they were made largely in Safavid, Ottoman and Mughal royal workshops. Silks of Paradise presents a selection of these masterpieces of textile art with a thorough referenced description. Fully illustrated in color. French text.