This comprehensive, authoritative volume by the most regarded names in the field reviews the history of the art of weaving & explains basic carpet-making materials, tools & techniques.
About the Author
Murray L. Eiland Jr. has traveled extensively conducting field research and collecting rugs for study in the Middle and Far East. He is the author of Chinese and Exotic Rugs (1979). His son, Murray Eiland III, recently finished his doctorate in Near Eastern archaeology at Oxford. Both authors have conducted field research in the Middle East during 1996 and 1997 in preparation for this book.