CENTRAL ASIAN TEXTILE ART: TURKMEN CARPETS. THE NEVILLE KINGSTON COLLECTION

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Publication Date: 
April 1, 2016
Format: 
Hardcover
Trim Size: 
12.9in. x 9.8in. x 1.1in.
ISBN: 
9783897904453
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- Introduction to an unbelievably rich but previously unknown British private collection of Turkmen tribal carpets, rugs and trappings- Written by the leading expert of Turkmen textiles- See also Turkmen Carpets: The Hoffmeister Collection ISBN 9783897903425 by Elena TsarevaThe publication introduces for the first time the extraordinarily rich yet previously unknown British collection of Turkmen tribal carpets, rugs and trappings by Neville Kingston. The exceptional private collection forms the departure point for an exciting account of the development of the Turkmen weaving tradition, which lies at the heart of Eurasian textiles.Thanks to Elena Tsareva's extensive study of the art of Turkmen carpets in the light of archeological and historical data, a complex picture of central Asian textiles has emerged. It shows how every epoch has contributed to the fundamentals of carpet-weaving and enriched it with new motifs, compositions and techniques.
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Binding: 
HC

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