and Kilim Books
THE TACHEH OF
Parviz Tanavoli/Yassavoli/1998 - IRAN/ English
& Persian/107 pages/79 color pictures/
Tacheh (The unique Craft in the World) means little bale and all of
them have a design Namakdan (salt container) on it only weave on
Loristan - Iran.
RUGS FROM FARS
Bogoliobov/Iran Carpet Museum/Persian/Iran-1977/ 183 pages/67 color
pictures/ 23 B&W pictures/
All of Turkmen tribes and their carpets, designs and handicrafts (old
and new) are completely described.
Cyrus Parham/Amir Kabir Pub./Persian/Iran - 1991/ 312
pages/115 color pictures/190 B&W pictures/
Weaving and weavers of Fars territory and designs of carpets are
THE CARPET OF
Pictorial rugs from the tribes and
villages of Iran
Tanavoli/Scorpion Pub./England - 1994/English229 pages/color pictures/
Pictorial carpet about Kings, Qur'an, Sufism, tribal people, beautiful
women, animals in past two centuries in Iran.
Shirin Sour Esraphil/Farhangian Pub./Persian/Iran- 1997/112 pages/149
color pictures/ 51 B&W pictures /
Na 'in and it's villages (Khor, Biabanak, Jandagh), their carpets and
rugs, primary materials, designs, weaving and famous weavers have been
Good Earth Books/ 1993 - Japan / Japanese/ 87 pages/
88 color pictures/designs in B&W/ Decorating with kilim, weaving,
Parviz Tanavoli/ Yassavoli Pub./1998 - Iran/English & Persian/103
pages /198 color pictures/108 woven examples /
Dedicates to the horse culture and industry in ancient Iran : horse
& camel dressing before and after Islam. splendid colors, unusual
shapes, exquisite designs and formats from Iranian tribes.
THE SOFREH OF
Parviz Tanavoli/Yassavoli/1998 - Iran/English & Persian/ Photos:
Ehteshami & Sadqsa/70 pages/44 color pages/22 text pages/
Explains Sofreh (dining spread) and Namakdan (Salt container) which
weave in Kamo (a village near Kashan - Iran) and it's variety and
COLLECTION OF PERSIAN MASTERWORKS
(Pre & Past
Kamyabi/Sanobar Printing Co./Nov. 1993 Iran/English/
photo : Dariush Zandi & Lorca/74 pages /90 color pictures/
Some fabrics, clothes, kilims, carpets, gabbeh, embosser and engraver of
old Iran are de in detail scribed.
FIBERS DYING WITH
International magazine of Antique
carpet & textile art
Ltd./English/ 180 pages /250 color pictures/bi-monthly int. magazine.
/US$ 34.00 /
Hali means "Carpet" in Turkish.
Victoria J. Afshar/Art University /1997 Iran/Persian/253 pages/30 color
pictures/8 B&W pictures/
Color, Color plants, chemical colors, animal colors, with a complete
description on dyeing.
Shirin Sour Esrafil/Institute of Handmade-Carpet Researching/Iran -
1990/ Persian/ 180 pages/ 29 color pictures/
A description on color and dyeing in Iran : physical and chemical;
kinds of colors and Persian colors. dyeing with natural colors and
general dyeing is completely explained.
Hassan Azarpad & Fazlallah Heshmati/ Razavi/ Pazhuhesgah/Iran, 1995/English & Persian/558
pages/43 color pictures/110 B&W pictures/
History of rugs and exquisite carpets in any period, weaving carpet
disease, standards of educations, museum rugs and famous - men in carpet
is completely explained.
Pourandokht Nirumand/Baztab + Pouyand/1999 Iran / Persian/ 248 pages/
69 B&W pictures /
History of weaving with consideration of some museum carpets: Pazirik,
Potteric, Sangosco, Toranj, animal design, Janamazi,...also explains
instruments and maps.
KNOTS OF LOVE
Baba Moghadam & M.Shafigh & M.H.Tabarraian/ Rassam
Arabzadeh/English -Persian/Iran - 1992/ 88 pages/80 color pictures/
A collection of fine artistic rugs by Rassam Arabzadeh with complete
D.W. Ferrier/Kwong Fat Offset printing/Hong Kong 1989/English,
Persian/342 pages /201 color pictures/348 B&W pictures/
Iran arts during past 7000 years.
Javad Yassavoli/Yassavoli Pub. /Iran -1995/ English-Persian/128
pages/88 color pictures/4 B&W pictures/
A collection of Persian carpet and rugs with different designs.
Hadi Seyf/Soroush/Persian/ pictures with English-Persian description
/Iran - 1994/ 160 pages /81 color pictures/46 B&W pictures /
In commemoration of Majnoonies (Hekmat Nejad family), the carpet
designers and weaver of Isfahan.
CARPETS, GENERAL ENCYCLOPEDIA
Ahmad Daneshvar/Yadvareh Asadi / Iran - 1994/ Persian/614 pages/61
color pictures/480 B&W pictures/
Expression of carpet, weaving , fibers of carpet, history, design,...
and mentions perform of carpets in cities and villages.
Sesille Edwards/Book Society/Farhangsara Pub./Persian/Iran - 1989/ 325
pages /24 color pictures/495 B&W pictures/
Thousand years carpet weaving in Iran, important centers, dyeing and
weaving , specially in Haris, Zanjan, Hamadan, Malayer, Sanandaj,
Bijar, Joshaghan, and other parts of Iran is described.
Shirin Souresrafil/ Mina Pub./Persian/Iran - 1996/219 pages/234 color
pictures/93 B&W pictures/
Hamadan, Malayer, Toyserkan, Nahavand and Assad Abad with their
weavings and different with other regions in technique is defined.
Ali Hussouri /Farhangan Pub./Persian & English/Iran - 1997/ 137
pages/57 color pictures/106 B&W pictures/
A complete review of miniature, Iranian painting styles and Persian
carpets with their designs, colors and sizes.
Hall & Jose Lucick Vioveska/Karang Pub./Persian /Iran - 1998/ 391
pages/350 color pictures/278 B&W pictures /
Kilim, tribal weaving, in all weaver countries, is completely
Elster Hall & Nicholas Barnard/Yasavoli Pub./English &
Persian/ Iran - 1996/ 94 pages/ 57 color pictures/ 22 B&W pictures
Kilim, tribal weaving, is a flat carpet, easy portable, is used in
centuries in Middle East and Asia. Sanandaj, Bijar, Shahseven, Zarand,
Varamin, Garmsar, Ghashghaei, Bakhtiari and Khorasan are important the
centers. The best Iranian kilims belong to 19th century of kurd and
Turk tribes. Good pictures of kilim and Jajim is enclosed.
Armen Hangledin/ Yasavoli Pub. /Persian/Iran-1996 / 96 pages /38
color pictures/63 B&W pictures/
Weaving , Knots, color , materials, sizes, designs, symbols, maintenance, weaving cities of Persian carpets are described.
PRECIOUS RUGS OF DAFINEH MUSEUM
Ministry of Islamic culture/Iran - 1994/ English & Persian/114
pages/65 color pictures /
The place of weaving, style of weaving , designs, colors, sizes and
materials of Persian Carpets (in Dafineh Museum), woven in different
zones, are completely described. This museum was closed in 1997.
Zahra Jazayeri/Sorush Pub./Persian/Iran-1991/341 pages/25 color
pictures/26 B&W pictures/
Kilim - weaving history, tools, dyeing and colors, designs, weaving
problems, and different weaving methods in Iran (Afshar, Baluch
Torkman, Khamseh, Saneh, and tribes: Seven, Qashqai, Kurd, Lur, and Haris)
are described completely.
OF FARS RUGS
Syrus Parham/Sorush. Pub./English and Persian/Iran - 1997/331 pages
/120 color pictures /38 B&W pictures/
History, weavers, designs , styles and method of weaving carpet in
Fars, including 91 rugs, 14 gabbe and 13 kilims in 17 tribes and 27
villages are completely expressed.
IRAN CARPET -
WEAVING AT A GLANCE
Mohamad Javad Nasiri/Persian /Iran-1995/223 pages/ 43 color picture/3
B&W pictures /
Materials, dyeing, designs, tools, weaving procedure in all states and
tribes of Iran: Azarbayejan, Zanjan, Hamadan, Isfahan, Chahar-
Mahal-Bakhtiari, Arak, Tehran, Fars, Kerman, Yazd and Khorasan.
Parviz Tanavoli/Sorush Pub./Persian/Iran-1989/341 pages/ 97 color
pictures/92 B&W pictures /
During Iran history up to 19th century, Persian rugs and tribal
weaving with pictorial designs such as : classic myths, mystic,
Armenian culture, feminism, animals, is described in full with
Ali Hosuri/Farhangan Pub./ Persian/Iran - 1992/ 177 pages/176 color
pictures/ 87 B&W pictures/
Systan carpet history variety of designs and Systan carpets are
explained in detail.
OR EVERGREEN GARDEN
Patrice Fountain/Moine Pub./Iran - 1996/English &
Persian/ 471 pages/ 24 color pictures/ 60 B&W pictures/
Carpet weaving, looms, materials, dyeing, patterns and models and
images of carpets of Arak (a city in Iran).
Parviz Tanavoli/Daneshghah Pub./Iran-1978/ Persian &
English/154 pages/45 color pictures/41 B&W pictures/
Lion image in tribal weavings specially in Fars tribes carpets is
A MEMORIAL APPRECIATION OF RASSAM
of Persian Carpet
Razavi/Rassam Arabzadeh/ Iran-1992/Persian /44 pages/
A review of Rassam Arabzadeh life, masterpieces, students, diary and his
RUGS DESIGN & GILDING
Hosein Taherzadeh Behzad/ Yasavoli Pub./ Iran-1998/
Persian / 94 pages /125 color pictures /
A collection of various designs and images of rugs from different
parts of Iran.
A RIVIEW ON "GARUS" CARPET-WEAVING
Mohamad Ebrahim Nejhad/ Salaleh Zanjan Pub./ Iran -1997/
Persian / 47 pages / 4 color pictures / 4 B&W pictures/
Geographical, social and historical review of Garus, a region in
Kurdistan (Center : Bijar) - Iran: Weaving, color-making, dyeing and
problems of carpet - weaving in Garus is explained.
Farhangan Pub. / Iran - 1992 / Persian/ 268 pages / 8 color pictures /
855 B&W Turkman designs /
A short history , traditional life, kinds of carpets with 783
described design of Turkman tribes.
BREAD & SALT
Parviz Tanavoli/ Ketab Sara Pub. / Iran- 1991 / Persian
& English / 300 pages / 90 color pictures / 80 B&W pictures /
Short history of Qashqai tribe (Iran) their culture, hand-woven of
families contains "Salt-container" and
AN INTRODUCTION TO RECOGNITION OF PERSIAN CARPET
Javad Yasavoli/ Yasavoli Pub./ Iran-1991 / Persian/ 448 pages / 62 color pictures / 822 B&W
Designing of carpet, special and technical specifications of carpet
and important elements in carpet weaving.
FARS TRIBES & VILLAGES HAND-MADE
Syrus Parham / Amir Kabir
Pub. / Iran-1991 / Persian / 2 volumes / 716 pages / 312 color
pictures /597 B&W pictures /
A description on Fars tribal and villages hand-made; introduces Qashqai,
Baharlu, Arabs, Baseri and Nafan tribes, their weaving ,
culture, history and special designs on rugs, kilims, gabbeh, Khorjin
and Suzani Qashqai weavings.
RECOGNIZING SOME KIND OF PERSIAN RUGS
Iran Carpet Co./ Iran Carpet
Co./ Iran- 1984 / English and Persian / 2 volumes / 452 pages / 399
color pictures /
Explanation of some rugs and designers, sizes, place of weaving,
number of knots and the proportion of combination of materials with a
picture of back of the carpet in the area of one square decimeter.
YADVAREH CARPET GENERAL ENCYCLOPEDIA
Ahmad Daneshgar / Yadvareh
Asadi Pub. / Iran-1997/ Persian / 620 pages / 61 color pictures / 539
B&W pictures /
PERSIAN RUGS AND CARPETS
Javad Yassavoli / Yasavoli Pub. / Iran-1995 / English & Persian / 80 pages / 96
color pictures /
An introduction to rugs and carpets and different pictures of various
MIGRATION WITH ANEMONE LOVE
Manuchehr Kiani / Kian Pub.
/ Iran-1998 / Persian / 279 pages / 251 color pictures / 241 B&W
Traditions of Qashqai tribe (Iran) , foods, music, textile and
clothes, home, arts, and hand -woven are described.
GOLDEN SUNSET OF SAROUGH CARPET
Shirin Sour Esraphyl /Shirin
Sour Esraphyl / Iran-1993/ Persian / 130 pages / 223 color pictures/
16 B&W pictures /
A general description of carpets: historical and geometrical Previous
records of Arak (a city in Iran) and special points of Sarough
Shirin Sour Esraphyl /
Farhangan Pub. / Iran-1998 / English & Persian / 136 pages / 147
color pictures / 53 B&W pictures /
History of Na'in city (and Jandagh & Biabanak), and complete
description of these regions carpets.
magazines of Persian Rugs and carpets
English, Deutsch, Persian/
IRAN CARPET REVIEW
Iran carpet Co. ./
A guide to oriental rug and textile analysis
The weaves used by Nomands and villagers in Asia and North Africa is
explained; also shows how to identify both major structures and minor
& TORKMEN CARPET
Badaghi / Farhangan Pub./ Iran-1992 / Persian / 70 pages / 50 color
pictures / 19 B&W pictures /
Introduces "Mr. Niaz Mohamad Niazi", his workshop,
designers, images and specifications of Turkmen carpets.
IRANIAN CARPET EXPORTER'S ASSOCIATION/
THE ARTS OF PERSIA
R.W. Ferrier (Yale University Press/England - 1989)/Translated to
Persian by Parviz Marzban (Farzan Pub./1995)/English &
Persian/ 332 pages/170 color picture.
Architecture, carpets, textiles, Ceramic, metal works, coins painting,
books, culture and history through the centuries of Iran.