Cordys

SOME NOTES ON THE BOOK THAT DETAILS THIS COLLECTION OF RUGS.


Lot Description

SOME NOTES ON THE BOOK THAT DETAILS THIS COLLECTION OF RUGS., All rugs bar two of this collection are detailed in the volume Azerbaijani-Caucasian Rugs written, photographed, edited and produced by Dr. Ulmke and his fellow authors including the renowned expert Latif Kerimov (1906-1991). We recommend obtaining a copy of this book which is available second-hand online (Amazon, AbeBooks). Each lot in the auction has a main photograph and a scan of the details that appear in this book* *AZERBAIJANI-CAUCASIAN RUGS By Siawosh U. Azadi, Latif Kerimov and Werner Zollinger, ISBN 10: 3-925 813-10-1 Published by Ulmke Collection, Hamburg, 2001 EACH RUG IS DETAILED IN THE ONLINE CATALOGUE WITH AN ACCOMPANYING SCAN WITH DETAILS AS PUBLISHED IN THE BOOK Common abbreviations in the scan include: Wa: warp We: weft P: pile Kn: knot Kn/dm2: knots per sq decimeter (10 x 10 x 10cm) Handle: approximate characterisation of the pile, thickness and reverse side (in that order) Ue: Upper end Le: Lower end Sel: Selvedge Colours: DRed (Dark red) LR (Light red) BBrown (Blackish brown Materials: W (Wool), C (Cotton), GH (Goat hair) CH (Camel hair) Condition: Are as observed by the authors not the auction house Remarks: Are as made by the authors, not the auction house Literature: A 7-page bibliography is listed in the book