Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name held by The Textile Museum in Washington, D.C., November 1, 1984 to March 31, 1985. Includes chapters on the origins of the Tibetan pile rug tradition (archaeological evidence), the recorded history of rug making in Tibet, sources and uses of symbol and design, materials and weaving techniques, and the various functions of the rug in Tibet. Also includes the catalog of the exhibit with 55 annotated b/w photographs; a glossary; and an extensive bibliography.
- Publisher : Textile Museum (June 1, 1984)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 112 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0295969792
- ISBN-13 : 978-0295969794
- Item Weight : 15.2 ounces
- Dimensions : 8.25 x 0.5 x 11 inches