The Root of Wild Madder: Chasing the History, Mystery, and Lore of the Persian Carpet

The Root of Wild Madder: Chasing the History, Mystery, and Lore of the Persian Carpet

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Wisdom of a Turkmen proverb.

The Root of Wild Madder opens with an invitation that flows from the same ancient inspiration. "A carpet is poetry itself," an Iranian carpet merchant declares to author Brian Murphy. "You just have to learn to read them." So begins a journey. It follows Persian carpets from the remote villages of Afghanistan and Iran where they are woven -- often by young girls -- and on to the bazaars where they are traded, to the Sufis and mystic… (more)

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Publisher: Simon & Schuster (July 26, 2005)

Format: EPUB

File size: 5.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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