The History Man — A Brief History of Carpets and the Carpet Industry

The Ardebil Carpet. Victoria & Albert Museum London

There was a time when the carpet industry, and the history of carpets, was taken seriously, and was well documented, with those involved writing books and learned articles on the subject, most notably C.E.C. Tattersall’s and S. Reed’s huge, The History of British Carpets, which first came out in 1934, with an updated edition re-issued in 1966 by F. Lewis & Co.

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Steve Newman Writer

Steve Newman Writer

Playwright, Historian, and Freelance Writer…