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Sumak Bags Of Northwest Persia & Transcaucasia
Sumak Bags Of Northwest Persia & Transcaucasia
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Author : John T. Wertime
Publisher : Hali
ISBN# : 1-85669-107-1
Pages : 240
Price :INR 6793
Offer Price:INR 6046
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Book Description
The sumac bags of northwest Persia and Transcaucasia represent one of the high points of Near textile art in the nineteenth century. These jewel-like pieces are valued by collectors and connoisseurs and weave, with their abstract style, they can also appear strikingly modern, sumac or weft-wrapping is a form of flat weave with a long tradition in this area. Village and nomadic women used the techniques to weave a wide range containers and trappings for their dairy, needs, from salt bags to bedding bags. This book is the first to deal with the sumac bags of the entire region, gathering together over 140 examples of this unique art.
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