Istanbul: 1979. Full color illustrations. Includes an 8 page article "Embroidered Portraits of the Sultans" by Gunsel Renda with 12 color plates and an 8 page article, "Palace Prayer Rugs of the 19th Century" by Ulku Bilgin with 8 color plates. Turkish/English text.
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London: Al Foulk Foundation, 1985. 52 color plates. GWO 40. Antique prayer rugs illustrated in a weekly prayer schedule which shows times for five daily prayers for 1985. Images supplied by David Black and Clive Loveless. Can be used again in 2019.
Beirut: Association Libanaise Amateurs Tapis Ancien, 1975. 10 color plates 11 black and white. Beirut rug club exhibition catalog of prayer rugs from the major rug weaving areas. English/Arabic text. [GWO 46, SORB G-55].
Palo Alto: Palo Alto Cultural Center, . 32 black and white 1 figure. Uncommon exhibition catalog of prayer rugs from major rug weaving areas.
Washington: Textile Museum, 1974. 32 color plates 21 black and white. GWO 388. Textile Museum exhibition catalog of prayer rugs from its own collection and private collections.
Washington: Textile Museum, 1974. 33 black and white. GWO 399. Textile Museum exhibition catalog of prayer rugs from private collections.
Nurnberg: Nomad-Press, 1978. 21 color plates, 19 black and white. GWO 1242. Dealer exhibition and sales catalog of flatwoven Turkish prayer rugs. German/English text.
Budapest: Museum of Applied Arts Budapest, 1979. 12 black and white. Exhibition catalog of the Museum of Applied Arts. Hungarian Text.
Sibiu: Muzeul Brukenthal Sibiu, 1978. 8 color plates 42 black and white. GWO 1265. Museum catalog of mostly Transylvanian rugs and prayer rugs. Romanian text.
Pyrmont: Nomadic Rug Traders, 2000. 15 color plates. Dealer exhibition and sales catalog of prayer rugs from major weaving areas.
Philadelpia: Lippincott, 1914. 1 color plates, 30 black and white. GWO 742. Three different monographs combine to make this handsome book.
Istanbul: Research Centre For Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA), 2015. 291 color plates. Survey of contemporary prayer rug production from various Muslim countries including Azerbaijan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Algeria, Egypt, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, and Kuwait. Academic and uncommon. Text in English and Arabic. [SORB G-974].
Leigh-on-Sea: F. Lewis, 1961 (1971). 65 black and white. GWO 760. Prayer rugs from all weaving areas.
Bryn Athyn PA: Glencairn, 1993. 1 color plate 3 black and white. Mainly examples from the Raymond Pitcairn Collection to furnish the Glencairn museum.
Braunschweig: Klinkhardt & Bierman, 1972. 12 color plates, 6 black and white. GWO 1350. Mostly Turkish prayer rugs. German text.