Lot 12 of 319:
Carpets of Anatolia  

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Anatolian Carpets: Masterpieces from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts Istanbul

Õlçer, Nazan & Walter Denny

Bern, Switzerland

Ertuğ & Kocabiyak



2 volumes, text & plates. Photography and editorial coordination by Amet Ertuğ. Text is 43.5x24.5 cm (17¼x9¾"), black silk stamped in blind, spine lettered in red; plate volume is 43.8x35.3 cm 17¼x13¾"), red silk lettered in black, with black silk spine lettered in red; folding black & red silk box.

Analysis and illustrations of 140 unique carpets long preserved in the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts, some dating from the 16th century. Ahmet Ertug photographed the carpets using large-format cameras to achieve minutely-detailed images that are here superbly reproduced.

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