Graz: Akademische Druck, 1978. Scholarly journal Volume 5 #4. German language article, "Ikat in Afghanistan" by Alfred Janata (10 pages, 27 color and 10 black and white). Also includes the articles: Remote Sensing of Afghanistan by J.F. Shroder (English/German); Horses and Women by A. Stucki (English); and Afghan Musical Instruments...
Central Asian Textiles, Suzanis, and Ikats
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Toshkent [Tashkent]: Ministry of Cultural Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, 2004. Fully illustrated in color. Catalog of the holdings from this Uzbek museum including rugs (10 color plates), textiles (119 color plates), and jewelry (57 color plates). English, Uzbek and Russian text.
Bruxelles: Sadraee, 2004. 31 color plates, 1 map. Exhibition catalog of de Borchgrave's painted paper costumes which have been faithfully recreated from Central Asian ikat and suzani textiles in Sadraee's collection. English, French, and Dutch text.
Moscow: Planeta, 1979. 20 loose color "post cards" in a folder with text showing examples of the museum's holdings. Many textiles illustrated.
Glasgow: Culture and Sport, Glasgow, 2008. 14 color 1 black and white. Museum exhibition pamphlet of the Burrell suzani in Glasgow Museum.
Toronto: The Museum for Textiles, 1981. 11 color plates, 110 black and white. GWO 2395. Many Eastern European and Central Asian textiles.
London: Central Asian Research Centre, 1976. 6 black and white plates 19 figures. GWO 2353. A scarce scholarly study of Turkmen embroidery. "Peter and Mugul Andrews gained much knowledge of the nomadic way of life during their stay with the Turkmen of Iran. Their experiences have been put to good...
Kendal: Abbot Hall Art Gallery, 1971. 4 color plates 18 black and white. GWO 2354. Museum exhibition catalog of Turkmen material culture including textiles, rugs and jewelry.
Kendal: Abbot Hall Art Gallery, 1971. 4 color plates 18 black and white. GWO 2354. Museum exhibition catalog of the material culture of the Turkmen. Includes textiles, rugs and jewelry. Rebound in cloth.
Ankara: Turk Tarih Kurumu, 2004. 242 color plates. Most illustrations are drawings. Turkish/Kyrgyz/English text.
Kyrgyzstan Basmasy, 1974. 65 color plates. Catalog of felts, reed screens, piled weavings, embroideries, jewelry, and leatherwork. Uncommon. Russian/Kyrgyz text.
Frunze: Kyrgyzstan, 1977. 61 color plates. Includes jewelry. Textiles are shown in nearly every plate. Photography is of typical Soviet quality. Kyrgyz and Russian text with English and German plate captions. Uncommon.
Mannheim: Franz Bausback, 1977. 65 color plates. Minimal German text. Includes 13 color plates of Suzanis.
Leningrad: Aurora Art Publishers, 1976. 117 color plates. GWO 1525. Emphasis on old Central Asian Turkmen weaving and jewelry.
Tashkent: Bogoslovskaya and Levteeva, 2006. 175 color plates 27 historical black and white photographs. "An introduction to the history and development of the cap as a form of national decorative and applied art. On the basis of pieces from the extensive collection of the State Museum of History of Uzbekistan...
San Jose: San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, 2007. 43 color plates 16 black and white. Uncommon museum exhibition catalog of war rugs from the Markovich collection as well as the Afghan Freedom Quilt. Essays on war rugs by Tim Bonyhady and Nigel Lendon. Includes biographies of the women...
Kendal: Abbot Hall Art Gallery, 1979. 10 color plates 100 black and white. GWO 2357. Museum catalog with emphasis on pre-Pazyryk to contemporary Central Asian material.
Vienna: Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Textil-Kunst-Forschung, 2011. 216 color illustrations including 53 color plates 19 black and white. Three exhibition catalogs in one volume. Exhibitions are from the 'Linz Group' of the TKF (Austrian Society for Textile Art Research) in the Redoutensaal in Linz in 2002 and in Schloss zu...
Almaty: Oner, 1996. 155 color and 11 black and white illustrations. Scarce. Sketchbook of the leader of the state song-and-dance company in Urumchi and the Uyghur autonomous region. Mr. Kasimi collected and studied historical and traditional costumes of the Uyghur people for 40 year before fist publishing in 1981. Illustrations...
London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 2007. 66 color plates, 8 color illustrations, 10 historical black and white photographs. Fifty examples from the Rau collection are illustrated in this informative and well produced introductory book. It sets ikat fabrics in the context of textile production as well as their social significance...
San Rafael: Thomas Cole, 2010. 24 color plates 23 color figures 2 historic black and white photographs. Dealer/photographer exhibition catalog of a range of Turkmen rugs and trappings juxtaposed with previously unpublished photos from Turkmenistan c. 1900. Includes a foreword and technical analysis. Limited edition, numbered and signed by the author.
San Francisco: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 1982. 9 color plates, 14 black and white, map. GWO 1540. Slim exhibition catalog of the M.H. de Young Memorial Museum of Turkmen rugs and Uzbek textiles in this collection.
Kuala Lumpur: Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, 2006. 284 color plates 23 black and white. "This publication from the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia accompanies the first exhibition of its type in Southeast Asia. Silk ikats are among the most vibrant textiles of Central Asia. Part of the weaving tradition known in...
Abu Dhabi: 5 Continents Editions, 2010. Massive TDIC, Abu Dhabi exhibition catalog. Fully illustrated in color including 155 color plates of Central Asian textiles, 86 are of North African and 9 of Kohistan/Swat Valley. English/Arabic text. The binding is weak on all published copies due to manufacturer's defect.
Mulhouse: DMC, 1978. 41 color plates, 14 black and white, 55 figures. With a brief history and how-to instructions.