Qarajeh To Quba: Rugs And Flatweaves From East Azarbayjan And The Transcaucasus

September 16, 2019|
Qarajeh To Quba: Rugs And Flatweaves From East Azarbayjan And The Transcaucasus by Raoul E. Tschebull
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. Contains many previously unseen and unpublished pieces from a highly regarded collection. Book design by a top UK graphic designer, Misha Anikst, with photographs by the USA's leading specialist carpet/textile photographer, Don TuttleThis book features the collector/author's well informed views about a careful selection of mainly 19th century knotted pile carpets and flatwoven covers in various techniques from his own extensive collection, which has been built up over a period of more than five decades. Many of the rugs, which are all of the highest graphic and artistic quality, have been acquired without recourse to the open market and are therefore previously unseen and unpublished. Raoul (Mike) Tschebull's long experience in the genre allows insights that go beyond the conventional wisdom of the traditional antique oriental carpet bazaar. His collecting career began under the aegis of one of the great US collectors of a previous generation, Joseph V. McMullan. This beautifully illustrated book will include a general introduction to the region, which straddles the present-day border between north-western Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan, setting the context for the focused presentation of some 70 examples, each with the author's comments about design, structure, technique and attribution, providing a matrix within which dating can be considered. In-country field experience colors some of his views, and extracts from his field notes and accompanying images will be included the book.
Born ten miles west of Manhattan, Raoul ('Mike') Tschebull grew up with his family's unusual old oriental rugs, puzzled over them, had trouble figuring out where and when they were woven. It produced a lifelong interest. As a result, he has been a long-term collector of rugs and related textiles along with his late wife, Ingeborg. Afte...
Title:Qarajeh To Quba: Rugs And Flatweaves From East Azarbayjan And The TranscaucasusFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:224 pages, 13.82 X 10.39 X 1.04 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 13.82 X 10.39 X 1.04 inPublished:16 septembre 2019Publisher:Hali Publications LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1898113610

ISBN - 13:9781898113614

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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