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Oriental Rug Repair: Step-By-Step Reknotting and Reconstruction, Care and Preservation (Spiral)

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Rug repair services are more popular than ever, but many repairs are not as difficult as you may think. Anyone who can learn needlecraft can acquire the necessary skills This comprehensive guide covers all the essential techniques, materials, and tools required to repair oriental rugs. The accessible text is accompanied by clear step-by-step diagrams and illustrations that teach you how to:
  • assess damaged areas
  • understand rug structure
  • select yarn
  • reknot
  • reconstruct warp and weft
  • use patches
  • repair selvage and edges
  • repair ends and flatweaves
  • wash rugs, remove stains, and carry out general maintenance
Oriental Rug Repair is a must-have reference for beginners and a useful sourcebook for dealers and collectors.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780500515211
ISBN-10: 0500515212
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication Date: June 1st, 2010
Pages: 232
Language: English