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Anatolian carpets: Masterpieces from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts, Istanbul. 2 volumes.
Istanbul: Ertug & Kocabiyik (Borusan), 1999. - OLCER, NAZAN - WALTER DENNY - (Texts) - AHMET ERTUG (Photos) Anatolian carpets: Masterpieces from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts, Istanbul. 2 volumes. Istanbul: Ertug & Kocabiyik (Borusan), 1999. 4to., 2 volumes set (87 p.; 204 p.), color photos. In English. Ertug & Kocabiyik provided funding for the conservation of one hundred forty unique Turkish carpets, nearly all of which were unpublished and some of which were taken out of the storage rooms of the museum for the first time. The oldest pieces in the group date to the 16th century. The items in this stellar collection were chosen by a group of internationally-recognized specialists from among 1,000 carpets. The authors of the text are Prof. Walter Denny and Dr. Nazan Olcer. Nil Ruter from the Berlin Islamic Arts Museum did the technical analyses. Ahmet Ertug photographed the carpets using large-format cameras to achieve minutely-detailed images that will provide connoisseurs of carpets and textiles with an unmatched visual experience. Image volume: 32 by 43 cms., 204 pages (140 color plates, 4 gatefolds, and 14 additional detail plates of the carpets), hardbound in Japanese cloth and presented in a deluxe clothbound box. Text volume: 25 by 43 cms, 87 pages (including four gatefolds and fourteen detail plates of the carpets), hardbound in Japanese cloth. Original bdg. Original slipcase. Mint. Oversize and very heavy volume. Please contact for postage cost. ISBN: EURO 900 CATALOG: Turkish & Islamic arts KEYWORDS: Carpet Rug History of art Ottoman art Turkish art Weaving [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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