Shahsavan: Iranian Rugs and Textiles
Price: 275.00 USD
New York: Rizzoli, 1985. Large quarto. 435, pp. Original photo-illustrated dust-jacket over green cloth, with gold lettering on spine and blind-stamped lettering on front cover. Splendidly illustrated throughout with 495 photographic reproductions, including 96 in full color, this work provides a valuable historical and geographical background of the Shahsavan, with chapters on design and symbols as well as the changes in methods of weaving brought on by the progressive contact of the tent-dwelling tribes with modern, urban ways of life. All the pieces illustrated in this volume come from the Shahsavan community in Iran. Minor shelf wear. Dust-jacket in overall good+, binding and interior in very good condition. First American edition. g+ to vg.