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Compiled by Janice Summers Bedoukian


Abrahamian, Valentina, Arts and Crafts in Armenia, IX-XVII Centuries, Erevan, 1946. 

Achdjian, Berdj, “Some Flatweaves and Textiles in the Historical Museum, Erevan” ~Hali, Vol. 3, No. 1 (1981). pp. 20-22.

 Amirian, Lemyel, “History and Legend” ~The Armenian Review, Vol. XXXV, No. 4-140 (1982), pp. 390-398.

 Amirian, Lemyel, “On the Origin of the Dragon and Phoenix Rug in Berlin” ~Hali, Vol. 4, No. 1 (1981), p. 31.

Amirian, Lemyel (trans.), “Vordan Karmir or Armenian Cochineal” by Viatli Babenko ~Oriental Rug Review, Vol. VIII, No. 3, pp. 40-42.

 Amirian, Lemyel, “The Village of Khondzroresk” ~Oriental Rug Review, Vol. 4, No. 2 (1984), pp. 56-57.

 Bedoukian, Harold, “Natural Dyes in Caucasian Rugs” ~Oriental Rug Review, Vol. 11, No. 7 (Oct. 1982), pp. 25-26.  Also in Rug News, Vol. 4, No. 8 (Oct. 1982), pp. 15-17 and The Armenian Review, Vol. XXXV, No. 4-140 (1982), pp. 17-18.

 Bedoukian, Harold, “The Orphans of Agin Rug” ~Oriental Rug Review, Vol. 1, No. 9 (Dec. 1981), p. 17.  Also in Rug News, Vol. 3, No. 9 (Nov. 1981), pp. 17-18.

 Boxdorfer, Loretta, “A Review of Eastern Armenia in the Last Decades of Persian Rule 1807-1923” ~Oriental Rug Review, Vol. 3, No. 5 (August 1931), pp. 10-11.

 Boxdorfer, Loretta, “Dragon Islands” ~Oriental Rug Review, Vol. 4, No. 6 (Sept. 1984) pp. 23-24.

Boxdorfer, Loretta, "Mariam and Family, An Armenian Karadagh", Rug News, Vol.4, No.9,
(Nov.  1982).

 Boxdorfer, Loretta, "Weavers,Merchants & Kings, The Inscribed Rugs of Armenia,", Exhibition Review, Hali Magazine, No.25, (Jan. 1985).

 Davtyaqn, Serig, “Haynanan Garbed” (Armenian Pileless Rugs), (In Armenian; summary in English and Russian), Erevan 1975.

 Denny, Walter B. and Daniel Walker, The Markarian Album, The Richard R. Markarian Collection of Oriental Rugs, Cincinnati, 1988.

 Der Manuelian, L. and Eiland, M., Weavers Merchants and Kings:  The Inscribed Rugs of Armenia, Forth Worth, 1984.

 Eiland, M., Armenian Immigrant Rugs of the Caucasus, (exhib.) 1990.

 Farrow, George F. and Harrow, Leonard, “Hagop Kapoudjian, The First and Greatest Master of the Kurn Kapi School” ~Oriental Rug Review, Vol. XIV, No. 4, p. 46.

 Fling, Russell, “Armenia: An Ancient Republic Survives” ~Oriental Rug Review, Vol. X, No. 4.

 Fling, Russell, “Early Armenian Rug Merchants in the U.S.” ~Oriental Rug Review, Vol. X, No. 4, pp. 36-39.

 Gayayan, H.H., “Armenian Rug:  The Expropriation of a National Heritage,” trans. by Lemyel Amirian ~Oriental Rug Review, Vol. 4, No. 2 (May 1984) pp. 60-61.

 Gayayan, H.H. “P’yunik-Drakon’ Vishapagorgi Tarbenaknere (XIV-SV dd.)” [“The Varieties of the Phoenix-Dragon Rug (XIV-XV c.”)] ~Lraber, 1976, No. 5, pp. 548-566.

 Gayayan, H.H., “Haykakan Gorgagortsut’yune Sumi-Selijukyan Sult’amit’yunum” [The Art of Armenian Rug Weaving in the Rumi-Seljuk Sultanate”] ~Patma Bamasirakan Handes, 1977, No. 1, pp. 168-176.

 Gayayan, H.H., “Khack’l Zardamotivnere Kapadovkahay Gorgavestm, (13-53rd dd.)” [Decorative Motifs of the Cross in the Art of Cappadocian-Armenian Rug Weaving (13-15th c.)”] ~Etchmiadzin,1977, No. 2, pp. 255-261.

 Gayayan, H.H., “Gorgagortsut’yan mej kiravegh Hayeren p’okharyal barer Turk’erenum” [Armenian Loan Words Used in the Turkish Language for Rug Weaving”] ~Lraber, 1977, No. 8, pp. 85-99.

 Gayayan H.H., “Karno nahangi gorgagortsut’yan ink’natip nmushner” [“Unusual Specimens of Rug Weaving from the Province of Karin”] ~Lraber, 1980, No. 6, pp. 73-85.

 Ghazarian, Manya, Armenian Carpet~ Los Angeles: Erebouni, 1988.

 Gombos, Karoly, “Old Armenian Dragon Carpets in Budapest” ~Oriental Rug Review, Vol. 4, No. 2 (May 1984), pp. 58-59.

Gombos, Karoly, “Old Armenian Dragon Rugs” ~The Armenian Review, Vol. 34, No. 4 (Dec. 1981) 

Gombos, Karoly, “Old Caucasian Rugs” ~ Parts I and II, Rug News, Vol. 4, Nos. 3 & 4 (May 1982, June 1982), pp. 30-33.

 Gombos, Karoly, “Les tapis anciens Armeniéns” ~Ars Décorative, Annuaire du musee des art decoratifs et du musee d’art d’extreme orient Ferenc Hopp, No. 3 (1975), pp. 41-59.

 Gregorian, Arthur T., The Gregorian Collection of Armenian Rugs~ Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., September 8 to October 16, 1979.

 Gregorian, A. and Joyce Gregorian Hampshire, Armenian Rugs for the Gregorian Collection~St. Petersburg (Florida), 1986.

 Herbert, Janice S. “Armenian Kelims” ~Oriental Rug Review, Vol. 5, No. 7 (Oct. 1985), pp. 294-297.

 Herbert, Theodore, T., “Hidden Cross Motifs in Armenian Rugs” ~Oriental Rug Review, Vol. 4, No. 5 (August 1984), pp. 23-26.

 Hofrichter, Zdenko, “Armenische Teppiche” (“Inscribed Armenian Rugs”) ~ Vienna Exhibition, 1937 ~Oriental Rug Review, Vol. IV, pp. 160-161.

 Kentrick, A.F. and Tattersall, C.E.C. (introduction and descriptive notes) Victoria and Albert Museum of Textiles, Fine Carpets in the Victoria & Albert Museum, 1924.

 Keshishian, James, “The Armenian Merchant” ~The Armenian Review, Vol. 34, No. 4 (December 1981).

 Keshishian, James, Inscribed Armenian Rugs of Yesteryear – The James Mark Keshishian Collection.

 Keshishian, James, “Technical Analysis and Redecoration” ~The Armenian Review, Vol. XXXV, No. 4-140 (1982), pp. 404-410.

 Kevorkian, R.H. and Achdjian, Berdj, Tapis et Textiles Armeniens (Armenian Rugs and Textiles), 1991.

 Kurdian, H., “Corrections to Arthur Upham Pope’s ‘The Myth of the Armenian Dragon Carpets’” ~Journal of the Royal Asiastic Society, 1940, pp. 65-67.

 Kurdian, H., George Hayots Mot (The Art of Rug Weaving Among the Armenians), Venice, 1947.

 Kurdian, H., “A Historical Glimpse at the Art of Rug Weaving in Armenia” ~The Armenian Review, Vol. 1, No. 4 (Autumn 1984), pp. 22-30.

 Ledacs, Kiss Aladar, “Armenische Teppiche” ~Heimtex (October 20, 1968 through March 21, 1968 through March 21, 1969), six articles.

 Mushak, Paul, “An Early Resht Embroidery” ~Oriental Rug Review, Vol. 4, No. (October 1984), pp. 8-11.

 Mushak, Paul, “A Technical Dimension to Color Esthetics in Old Armenian Weavings:  Chemical Analysis of an Antique Karabagh Shusha Long Rug” ~Oriental Rug Review, Vol. 3, No. 3 (July 1983), p. 5

 Nelson, Armenian Run: Fabric of a Culture (Balch Institute), (exhib.), 1988.

 Papazian, K.S., Merchants from Ararat, 1979.

 Pope, A.U., “The Myth of the Armenian Dragon Carpets” ~Jahrbuch des Asiastischen Kunst, 1925, pp. 121-127.

 Raphaelian, H.M., Rugs of Armenia, New York, 1960.

 Rustigian, Stella, “Some Notes on Literature Concerning Armenian Rugs” ~The Armenian Review, Vol. XXXV, No. 4-140 (1982), pp. 410-418.

 Sakisian, A., “Les tapis armeniens” ~Revue des etudes Armeniennes, Vol. 1, Fasc. 2 (1920), pp. 121-127.