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How to identify Persian rugs and other oriental rugs
C. J. Delabe re May
Rev. ed 1952; reprinted 1959.
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This classic, historical book provides instruction on the facts necessary to enable the reader to identify any typical specimen of the better known classes of Oriental rugs.
It gives diverse direction on classification with regard to their type, their age and their value/5(2). This classic, historical book provides instruction on the facts necessary to enable the reader to identify any typical specimen of the better known classes of Oriental rugs.
It gives diverse direction on classification with regard to their type, their age and their value. Despite its age this book c. How to Identify Persian Rugs and Other Oriental Rugs - Kindle edition by May, C.
Delabere. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading How to Identify Persian Rugs and Other Oriental Rugs/5(2). An Oushak Oriental Rug sporting a Modern design A Gabbeh Oriental Rug sporting a Solid design And last on our list is the most common of designs found upon Oriental rugs: Medallions.
A Medallion is straightforward, but it's important to go into the specifics of it. The Medallion is almost always the centerpiece of a carpet it's adorning. Read "How to Identify Persian Rugs and Other Oriental Rugs" by C. Delabere May available from Rakuten Kobo.
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1 How to Identify Persian Rugs and Other Oriental Rugs TO IDENTIFY Persian Rugs and Other Oriental Rugs C. DELABfiRE MAY LONDON G. Identifying Your Rug. Once you know how to identify a handmade rug, identifying the type of rug you are dealing with is the next step. The following steps will help you to tell if a Persian rug is authentic, for a more in depth guide see our post on How to Identify an Authentic Oriental Rug.
Using an Authentic Rug as an Example. 4 Basic Photos Needed to Determine Authentic Persian Rugs and Oriental Carpets. Take a look at our Authentication Process if you have arrived at this page without prior knowledge of our Rug Rag Verifications. Should you wish to have free information regarding a rug online, either request the seller be in contact with us, or take the link to our Rug Rag Forum.
Rug Origins. Back to Rug Guides. Iran is a hugely diverse country, it's climate can range from sub-zero in one area to lush valleys and mountains to arid dessert heat. Add in Oriental weaving countries and the number of cities, towns and villages where rugs are knotted is enormous.
There are a few tips you can look for when trying to identify a handmade Oriental rug. Look on the back of the rug at the weave. Look for white, red or blue horizontal (to the fringe) lines of foundation threads.
How to identify Persian rugs and other oriental rugs. [C J Delabère May] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Print book: English: [Rev.
and enl. ed.]View all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Rugs, Persian. Besides the more obvious machine made rugs, other types of hand knotted rugs can be made in Pakistan, India, China and several other countries in the Orient. These types of hand knotted rugs are beautiful in there own way, but it’s important to note that unless the rug is made in the country of Iran, it is not a true Persian Rug.
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Delabere May Bell London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further. One key distinction between Persian rugs and other Oriental rugs is the design. A conventional Persian carpet can include any four primary patterns: all-over, compartment, central medallion and one-sided.
Most styles feature symmetrical design or at least designs that appear symmetrical. Persian rugs usually make use of warm-toned colors.
How to Avoid Oriental Rug Overkill: 4 Tips for Coordinating Your Heirloom Rugs I love beginning a room with an Oriental rug as the foundation. There is no better rug in the world for durability and stain resistance, let alone beauty and craftsmanship. Origin of the oriental rug. As you know, ancient rugs were made in Persia.
This means that any other rug made from a different country is not antique. In you have been doing your research you must have come across rugs that resemble antique Persian rugs, but they are made in Pakistan. While they might have the look of ancient rugs, they aren.
O'Bannon, George Oriental Rugs: The Collector's Guide to Selecting, Identifying, and Enjoying New and Vintage Oriental Rugs The Apple Press London color plates 80 pp. Excellent general book and not only because some of the rugs shown are from the Marquand collection.
Persian rugs are Oriental rugs that have been hand-woven in Iran (formerly known as Persia). Persian rugs are one of the oldest, most respected, and traditional best type of rugs.
They often feature classic motifs – like husks, pomegranates, flowers, jugs, crosses, combs, and lotuses -- and traditional colors like blue, red, brown, beige, and.
About Oriental or Persian Rugs In order for a rug to be labeled an authentic Oriental or Persian rug, the rug must be handmade by a skilled artisan. Today many parts of rugs are machine made, like the dye and the thread used, however it’s still knotted by hand using the.
Identify handmade Oriental & Persian Rugs With the following attributes you can identify a real handknotted oriental carpet within minutes.
The first recognition criteria determine whether the carpet was knotted by hand over a period of months or produced by a machine within a few hours. How to Tell if a Persian Rug Is Valuable. Owning a Persian carpet is like owning a valuable piece of history.
Genuine carpets from Iran, formerly known as Persia, are treasured by collectors world. Oriental and Persian rugs are significantly different in designs and patterns. Some popular designs of Persian rugs include Tabriz, Kashan, Heriz, and Kerman – each named after the villages, cities, or nomadic tribes specializing in that particular style or pattern of weave.
With a touch of local heritage, each type is crafted in vibrant colors. This Oriental rug book is intended primarily for buyers of oriental rugs, not only people about to make a first purchase of an Oriental rug, but also seasoned rug collectors and purchasing agents for large stores.
It will, in addition, enable anyone to evaluate Oriental rugs already owned. 60 B&W and color ill., pp, (hardcover). The antique Oriental rug market can be daunting at quest to “know” rugs is a journey of gaining exposure, knowledge and discovering your personal taste.
To guide our clients, many of whom are art and antique collectors, we created an Oriental Rug Market Pyramid™ to help them to determine which pieces possess an elevated level of beauty, originality and the level of quality.
Persian rugs are very diverse in design, from curvilinear floral patterns to nomadic tribal pieces. They were and still are woven in Iran. Most Persian rugs are named after their origin or for the nomadic group who wove the rug, for example, a Hamedan rug would come from are many different designs for each individual sub-type.
Most people who identify different rug types have. Types Of Rug Patterns – We have Kazak Rugs, these are more geometric style patterns and very popular with the younger have many persian rug sizes, many persian carpet patterns, many colors, and it is kind of art.
Each one is unique, different from each other, so it’s really based on your individual taste – and we generally find. IN GENERAL: Although newer hand knotted rugs have incorporated highlights of synthetic materials such as artificial silk, and machine made rugs can also be made of wool, if the seller states the PILE of the rug is made of: rayon, viscose, nylon, polypropylene, mercerized cotton or any other material, it probably is a machine made rug with.
Collecting rugs from exotic locales like Persia and Indian was popular. Persian Rugs. Persian rugs were highlighted in rug production workshops of the royal court. Artisans were inspired by book illustrations. Many rugs were based on the figural medallion motifs found alongside of paintings and drawings of animals, figures, and landscapes.
How To Identify Persian Rugs And Other Oriental Rugs This classic, historical book provides instruction on the facts necessary to enable the reader to identify any typical specimen of the better known classes of Oriental rugs. Silk Persian or Oriental Rugs and Carpets.
A quick overview of things to look for when buying a silk rug. Gabbeh Rugs. A guide to Gabbeh rugs. Kilim Rugs. A guide to Kilim (also spelt Kelim, Gelim and Gilim) and flat-woven rugs. Rug Making Videos/Documentary.
A video diary of the making of a rug. Persian Rug Glossary. An A-Z glossary of rug. Another difference between Oriental and Persian rugs is the type of knot used to create the rug.
True Oriental and Persian rugs are hand knotted on looms. Oriental rugs are tied with symmetrical Ghiordes knots. This type of knot is found in rugs, hand knotted in Turkey, and the Kurdish areas or Iran. Persian rugs are most often knotted using an. Chandler Robbins Clifford's Oriental Rugs (New York.
) was the first publication on modern rug's to illustrate specific local weave patterns with photographs of their backs. A more recent attempt to identify modern rugs on the basis of their weave patterns is Neff and Magg's Dictionary of Oriental Rugs (31). The colour plates in. If you want to buy a valuable Persian rug, first of all, it must be handmade.
Machine made rugs lack originality, durability, charm and investment. In other words a machine-made rug is not a real oriental rug. They are simply for covering floors.
While it took at least 8 months to years for a handmade carpet to be made, it is minutes for a. Explanation of the various types of Persian Rugs and Oriental Rugs at Catalina Rug. Learn all about the different types: If you aren’t sure of the right size to go for, get the opinion of an expert.
You should note that it’s rare that you will find an extra large rug for your large house. If your house is big, you will have to buy two small rugs. Material of the Oriental rug. The rugs are made from different materials ranging from wool to silk. Repeat rug colors in the furniture.
The rich reds and blues in this Oriental rug are carried out in the blue sofa and red Chinese-style chest.
Despite the other patterns thrown into. Islamic Dates in older Oriental rugs Oriental rugs woven and dated in the 17th, 18th, and 19th Centuries almost always used the Islamic lunar calendar. To convert an Islamic lunar date into the Christian or Georgian date, use this formula: Because the lunar year is slightly shorter than the solar year, there is an extra one every years.
The design is an all-over ‘diamond’ pattern and the rugs are easy to identify. Find examples of Joshegan rugs (Joshagan rugs) in the educational photo-gallery.
Detail of lota Joshegan Lota semi-antique Joshegan x cm. Estimate – 1, EUR The History of the Oriental Rug. The art of carpet weaving existed in Iran in ancient times, according to evidences and in the opinion of scientists, the B.C.
Pazyric carpet dating back to the Achaemenid period. The first documented evidence on the existence of Persian carpets came from Chinese texts dating back to the Sassanid period ( - CE). 3. “Oriental Rugs” by Janice Summers “Oriental Rugs: The Illustrated World Buyers’ Guide”: I was first introduced to this book in a rug identification course that I took part in.
It is a very clear read, and gives a good general overview of the different weaving countries and various rug types within each region.Antique Oriental rugs were woven on a traditional loom with strands of cotton, silk or wool, called warps, stretched vertically between two wooden horizontal beams.
The weaver then passed rows of silk, cotton or wool, called wefts, in alternation over and under each adjacent warp. The warp and the weft constitute the basic foundation of most. Area rugs are the focus of the most serious rug collectors.
Furnishing small spaces is also a delightful adventure for the homeowner-collector. Furnishing a home with 19th and early 20th-century art-level rugs typically, involves three to eight large pieces and sundry scatter rugs and runners.
The size of the carpets affects the investment of $, to $, is the expectation.