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Orient Stars 1 and Orient Stars 2

Orient Stars 1

‘The most interesting private carpet collection to gain publication certainly since the war, and perhaps at any time’
Robert Pinner (HALI 71)

297 × 359 mm portrait
392 pages with slipcase

Orient Stars 2

Designed to complete the collection, Orient Stars 2 presents 33 early rugs and textiles acquired between 1993-2006 by Heinrich and Waltraut Kirchheim. In this companion volume, Michael Franses discusses these unpublished carpets, their carbon-14 dating as well as comparative examples and offers new commentary and dating for 43 of the carpets from Orient Stars 1.

Contributors include: Anna Beselin, Walter Denny, Eberhart Herrmann, Klaus Kirchheim, Garry Muse, Friedrich Spuhler
297 x 359 mm portrait
360 pages with slipcase
Limited edition of 500 copies



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