Caucasian carpets and rugs

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Caucasian rugs are primarily produced as village productions rather than city pieces. Made from materials particular to individual tribal provinces, the rugs of the Caucasus normally display bold geometric designs in primary colours. Styles typical to the Caucasus region are Daghestan, Shirvan, Gendje rugs, Kazak and Quba rugs.

References[edit]

  • Neff, Ivan C. and Carol V. Maggs. Dictionary of Oriental Rugs. London: AD. Donker LTD, 1977. ISBN 978-0-949937-35-3
  • Gardiner, Roger F. “Spuhler Revisited: Further Thoughts on the West Berlin Rug Catalog.” November, 1988.[1].
  • Dimand, M.S. “Two Fifteenth Century Hispano-Moresque Rugs.” 1964.[1].
  • Sherrill, Sarah B."Carpets and Rugs of Europe and America."New York: Abbeville Press, 1996. ISBN 978-1-55859-383-1
  • Black, David. "The Atlas of Rugs and Carpets."London:Tiger Books, 1996. ISBN 1-85501-500-5
  • Ford, P.R.J. "Oriental Carpet Design."Thames and Hudson, London.1989. ISBN 0-500-27664-1
  • Ian Bennett, Oriental Rugs, Volume 1 Caucasian, Antique Collectors Club 1981, ISBN 0-902028-58-8
  • Serare Yetkin, Early Caucasian Carpets in Turkey Volume I-II, Oguz Press 1978, ISBN 0-391-00822-6