Recommended Reading


These books will help you increase your knowledge and love your Hagopian rug even more!


Baluchi Woven Treasures by Jeff W. Boucher & James Opie

Book of Oriental Carpets and Rugs by Ian Bennett

Carpets, From the Tents, Cottages and Workshops of Asia by Jon Thompson

Caucasian Carpets by E. Gans-Ruedin

Caucasian Rugs by Ulrich Schurmann

Chinese and Exotic Rugs by Murray L. Eiland

Complete Illustrated Rugs and Carpets of the World by Ian Bennett

Indian Carpets by E. Gans-Ruedin

Oriental Carpet Design: A Guide to Traditional Motifs, Patterns and Symbols by P.R.J. Ford

Oriental Carpet Identifier by Ian Bennett

Oriental Carpets by Jon Thompson

Oriental Rug Primer: Buying and Understanding New Oriental Rugs by Ian Bennett

Oriental Rugs, Antique and Modern by Walter Hawley

Oriental Rugs, Caucasian by Ian Bennett

Oriental Rugs:  The Collector's Guide to Selecting, Identifying and Enjoying New and Antique Oriental Rugs by George O'Bannon

Oriental Rugs - Vol 1 by Ian Bennett

Oriental Rugs - Vol 2 by Erich Achenbrenner

Oriental Rugs - Vol 3 by R.D. Parsons

Oriental Rugs - Vol 4 by K. Zipper

Oriental Rugs - Vol 5 by U.W.E. Jourdan

The Connoisseur's Guide to Oriental Rugs by E. Gans-Ruedin

The Oriental Carpet by P.R.J. Ford

The Persian Carpet by A. Cecil Edwards

The Turkoman Carpet by George O'Bannon

Tribal Rugs:  A Complete Guide to Nomadic and Village Carpets by James Opie

Tribal Rugs:  A Complete Guide by Murray Eiland Jr. & Murray Eiland III

Tribal Rugs by James Opie

Turkmen:  Tribal Carpets and Traditions
by Louise Mackie & Jon Thompson