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The arts and crafts of Turkestan

Author: Johannes Kalter
Publisher: New York : Thames and Hudson, 1984, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The book outlines the geographical and historical background and describes the way of life of the people of Turkestan. The author provides detailed descriptions and comparisons of the broad range of objects illustrated, and discusses such matters as the symbolism of the decorative motifs, the metalworking technology and the techniques employed in stitching textiles".
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Johannes Kalter
ISBN: 0500973164 9780500973165
OCLC Number: 10991356
Notes: Translation of: Aus Steppe und Oase.
Description: 167 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Aus Steppe und Oase.
Responsibility: Johannes Kalter.

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Discusses the clothing, jewelry, carpets, and other decorative arts of the people of the Turkestan region and describes the people's way of life.  Read more...

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