Category: Books

Famous fakes

A book about Tuduc fakes edited and written by Stefano Ionescu has just been published. The book is entitled “Handbook of Fakes by Tuduc” and includes 76 images of Tuduc fakes and images of authentic examples used as models for Tuduc. Stefano Ionescu’s handbook presents a framework for identifying suspect carpets which involves examination of technical and stylistic characteristics…

Dream Weavers – Textile Art from the Tibetan Plateau

Thomas Cole’s new book has just been published. In Dream Weavers: Textile Art from the Tibetan Plateau, Thomas Cole traces the origins of the Tibetan people and their culture, and takes the reader through the tribal tradition of the Tibetan weaving aesthetic. This perceptive and well-documented historical text establishes a fascinating new light in which…