Kilim: The Complete Guide: History · Pattern · Technique · Identification


Language:Chinese.Paperback. Pub Date: 2000 Publisher: Thames & Hudson Click on the Google Preview image above to the read some pages of this book! Kilim: The Complete Guide is a comprehensive survey of the field unravelling the complex questions surrounding the origins and history of these unique flatweaves and their makers. Hundreds of illustrations. many in colour and many specially taken. offer a remarkable blend of information and the dazzling visual allure for which kilims are famous. A detailed account of techniques – emacing materials. dyes. tools. kilim structures and weaving – is followed by a systematic analysis of motifs and symbolism. Here. the complex relationship between Islam and the animistic or shamanistic traditions that preceded it is explored. but so too are the many pitfalls that await any researcher who does not take into account the lore of the bazaar

Author: Alastair Hull, Jose Luczyc Wyhowska
ISBN: 9780500282212
Binding: Paperback, 352  Pages
Published Year: 2000
Language: English

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Weight 2.40 kg
Dimensions 32.1 × 24.1 × 2.5 cm