WINTER CURTAINS AND COVERS

THE last days of summer are generally a good time to take stock of the minor adjustments which will be necessary about the house before winter sets in. We have, besides, most probably returned from our holiday full of ideas for small improvements, and it is best to put them into execution before enthusiasm wanes. … Read more

NAMES OF ORIENTAL CARPETS AND RUGS

Oriental carpets and rugs are known by the names of the towns, districts, or provinces in which they are made. KURDISH Faraghan Cabistan Kelim Anatolia Agra Ghorevan Cashmere Mousul Bergamo Amritsar Hamadan Chichi Persian Kurdistan Ghiordes Benares Herati Circassian Sumak Kir-Shehfr Jubbulpore Herez Dagheslan Turkish Kurdistan Kulah Kashmir Ispahan Dcrbend Ladik Malabar Khorassan Guenjes Melez … Read more