Introduction; Origins and Early History; Construction; Dyes; Design; Persia; Turkey; Central Asia; The Caucasus; India and Pakistan; China; Eastern Turkestan; Tibet; North Africa; The Balkans; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Pictures Credits.
Murray L. Eiland Jr has studied oriental rugs for over thirty years. His other books include Chinese and Exotic Rugs, Weavers, Merchants and Kings and Oriental Rugs from Atlantic Collections. Murray Eiland II is currently engaged in research at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
"The most useful, well-researched and up-to-date book of its type" Architectural Digest"