TITLE

When a 3,000-year-old industry goes industrial

AUTHOR(S)
Wyman, Lissa
PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Furniture/Today;1/20/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 20, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on how the rug industry has gone from a hand-made to a mass-production business. Decline in the average retail price points for hand-made rugs; Factors contributing to reduced rug prices; Efforts of each vendor to differentiate its products from the others; Cult status of ornate, densely knotted hand-made rugs.
ACCESSION #
8941464

 

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