Old Oriental Carpets. TWO VOLUMES.

Sarre, Friedrich & Herrman Trenkwald. .

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Book ID: 26968


Atlas Folio, (590 x 446 mm), 60 plates in each volume total 120 plates of which 68 in colour and 7 double-page Volume I: half-title, preface by Sarre and Trenkwald pp. 7-8; introduction by Hermann Trenkwald pp. 9-20; tables of the numbers and type of the knots in the different carpets, p. 21 + 7 figures + 60 colour & b/w plates / Volume II: half-title, preface from page 7 to page 9 by Sarre + introduction from page 11 to 27, by Sarre including notes + Technical Introduction from page 29 to page 35 by Siegfried Troll including a table + bibio. from page 37 to 42 + contents & list of plates from page 43 to page 44 + 60 full-page colour & b/w plates, modern blue cloth; scuffed, showing wear; very clean and bright, with sporadic toning and smudging at edges, An ex-library copy SWAF which may also include, but are not limited to, proneness to brittleness at edges and minor archival restorations, Perforated stamps to title pages, plates otherwise free of markings; Anton Schroll, Vienna & Karl Herzemann, Leipzig, 1926-1929.


Published by the Österreichisches Museum für Kunst und Industrie – “A milestone publication based on the earlier pioneer works published by the Museum: Orientalische Teppiche published in 1892-96, and Altorientalische Teppiche published in 1908. Documentation and technical notes on each carpet. Contents: Volume I: Carpets of the Austrian Museum for Art and Industry, by Hermann Trenkwald; Volume II: The most important carpets in the older work, with the exception of those now in the Austrian Museum, as well as additional examples hitherto unknown or inadvertently. By Friedrich Sarre and others.
Bibliographic reference: Creswell 1186.

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