Encyclopedia of Antique Carpets : Twenty-Five Centuries of Weaving, Hardback Book

Encyclopedia of Antique Carpets : Twenty-Five Centuries of Weaving Hardback

Edited by David Moheban


Educational reference book in alphabetical order of 618 entries of cities, towns, villages and tribes credited in weaving over 25 centuries.

Encyclopedia of Antique Carpets includes over 600 entries on carpet and rug weaving cities, towns, villages, artists, tribes, and nomads.

Each entry will provide the reader with information on the history, location, weaving period, technique, quality, design, colouration, size and marketability of carpets produced around the world.

Locations include Persia (Iran), Anatolia (Turkey), Caucasus, Asia, America, Europe (notably France and England), and many more.

Each entry will also include photographs to serve as visual aids in identifying each carpet and its unique designs.

Moheban also includes a milestone-recorded prices to give the consumer an idea of what has been sold by institutions, auction houses, and galleries over the past thirty years.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 672 pages
  • Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Professional interior design
  • ISBN: 9781616893873



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