Caucasian ‘Shield’ Carpets by Michael Franses and Robert Pinner, 1978
- Caucasian Shield Carpets’ by Robert Pinner and Michael Franses, published in 1978 in the inaugural issue of HALI magazine, remains to this day the definitive study of these 17th and 18th century carpets with variants of the classical shield palmette design. To read ‘Caucasian Shield Carpets’, please click here.
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Caucasian Shield Carpet, Courtesy Moshe Tabibnia, Milan
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