New edition of the seminal work on this subject contains new high quality photographs. Written by a renowned expert who boasts unparalleled insight into the weaving process and the meanings behind the complex motifs within the rugs.
About the Author
Brian MacDonald lived and worked in Iran from 1972 to 1977, spending a year of this time with two tribal groups, the Afshar of Kerman and the Qashqa'i of Fars. He has returned to Iran several times in recent years, traveling and collecting antique weavings among the Bakhtiari, Qashqa'i and Shahsavan tribes, and he has also traveled extensively in Afghanistan and Turkey.