The Carpets of Afghanistan

The Carpets of Afghanistan

ACC2016

Hardback224pp Illustrated300x235mm

9781851497904     Product Code: 512017

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Traditionally nomadic, the sheep-herding peoples of Afghanistan have an ancient tradition of making carpets, the design patterns of which typically follow tribal and even family traditions. This introduction to the Afghan carpet industry describes how they are made and sold, identifies the regional differences in style and manufacture and explains the origins and meanings of various decorative motifs by reference to over 150 representative examples.

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