Washington DC: The Textile Museum, 1987. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Quarto. 8.25 x 11.25 in. xvi, 336 pp. Illustrated with 32 color plates, 170 black & white illustrations, including maps and explanatory diagrams. Near fine in original black cloth and fair in original dust jacket with general chipping and rubbing and a few open tears. Near fine / Fair. Item #4734
"Drawing upon the renowned collections of The Textile Museum, this volume presents the first comprehensive overview of textile arts within the rich cultural environment of Safavid and Qajar Iran. Te chapters by scholars in the fields of cultural anthropology, social and economic history, literature and art history, offer multiple perspectives on important aspects of Persian textile history, production, and trade."