C. J. Delabere May's How to Identify Persian Rugs & Other Oriental Rugs PDF

By C. J. Delabere May

This vintage, ancient e-book presents guideline at the proof essential to let the reader to spot any average specimen of the higher identified periods of Oriental rugs. It supplies diversified course on class in regards to their sort, their age and their worth. regardless of its age this ebook comprises a lot details that remains functional and precious this day. a few of the earliest books, relatively these courting again to the 1900s and sooner than, are actually tremendous scarce and more and more pricey. we're republishing those vintage works in cheap, prime quality, smooth versions, utilizing the unique textual content and paintings.

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FIG. 22 Cross Section of Rug 45 PERSIAN RUGS notice that all of of passing worthy, perhaps, the fine-grained, close-woven rugs of Persia It is the Sehna, only one, namely, is to be found out- side this group. THE WEFT In the large majority of customary to find that the weft (continued). Persian rugs it is OVeft (crossing once) Warp FIG. 23 View of Back of Rug Showing how the weft appears (on the back of the rug) crossing between the rows of knots. Also the different appearance caused by the weft crossing once, twice, etc.

Each knot is tied upon two adjacent threads of on the back aspect of the the warp, and appears as rug of two equal halves (the excepnoted under the discussion on being consisting tions to this arrangement), the warp itself being thus divided up by this means into a series of twin Warp pairs of threads. Knots of two types only are employed by Eastern weavers, the Ghiordes or Turkish, namely, and the Sehna or Persian, and these differ but slightly in their method of tying, this difference being easily appreciated from a careful study of the accompanying diagrams.

This is the common practice, 43 and is the all lie at method PERSIAN RUGS all employed by weavers other than Persian, whilst the arrangement followed in the rugs it is tain districts of Persia weavings of Sehna, itself, as, Shiraz, Sarabend, Feraghan, Hamadan, Karadagh, and Kurdistan, (sometimes), and Mosul. When 2. this of cer- for example, the method Gorevan employed the warp the same level, since in is threads no longer lie all at the weaving, alternate threads are drawn forward, and therefore appear depressed below the level of the remainder, upon the back aspect of the rug.

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