The Art of Oriental Carpets
The phenomenon of patterns in oriental carpets, analysed through the study of symmetry. Joint project of The Textile Museum and The Math Forum. Links to related sites.
Extensive information about carpet dyeing, carpet design dyeing and color restoration, and education about carpet discoloration, fading, bleach stains, and stubborn stain removal.
Carpet Fibers and Manufacture
Extensive information about carpet fiber chemistry and characteristics, fiber dyeing, identification and testing, and the manufacture of carpets. From the Bane-Clene Corp.
The Effect of Carpet Fiber on the Growth of Dermatophagiodes Farinae in a Controlled Environment
Master of Science thesis presenting a study to determine if, under identical and controlled environmental conditions, mites will exist in equal numbers in similarly constructed carpets with different fibers. Author: Glenda Gilmore Andes. [PDF]
Guide To Ersari Rugs
Part of Barry O'Connell Jr's homepage, dealing with the origin, history and weave patterns of Ersari rugs. Extensive collection of links to related sites.
Origins of Traditional Rug Hooking
Short article about the origins of making rugs from strips of worn out clothes and textiles by using a hand held hook. Author: Joan Moshimer.
Silk and Wool: Ottoman Textile Designs in Turkish Rugs
Extensive article examining the use of Ottoman textile designs in Turkish rugs, and conclusions as to how textiles are defined in relation to our built environment. Author: Gerard Pequin.
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