Kavkaz na Shelkovom Puti = The Silk Route through the Caucasus
Price: 45.00 USD
Sankt-Peterburg: The Hermitage, 1992. Color-illus. wraps with black Cyrillic lettering on white border/spine. 70 pp. with 60 color and bw illus. Bound into a stiff, tan pamphlet binder with turmeric cloth spine. Text in Russian. Includes an introductory essay followed by the catalogue. 130 works, each well-annotated. With a bibliography. Textile works: headwear, tunics, caftans, flacons, yurts, and much more, as well as a few items of other decorative arts forms (icons, amulets, etc.). Some pictured in color, some in bw line drawings, some as fragments or images of motifs, etc. A lovely collection of items from the Hermitage. NF contents but with art museum ex-lib. marks: sticker on lower front cover of actual book, bar code inside back cover of book, and blind stamp on title page.