Memling Gul

MEMLING GUL Memling Gul Memling Gul is a common carpet motif named after the European artist Hans Memling (1430 –1494). He was a German painter who moved to Flanders and worked in the tradition of Early Netherlandish painting. He had used to picture carpets in his paintings. Carpets depicted in Memling’s paintings mostly designed with

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Lion in Rugs

LION Lion in Rugs, Lion is a well celebrated animal in the Persian culture. Lions appear on rock reliefs as well as textiles and carpets during the Iranian history, representing heroes, Shahs of Persia and even saints or holy spirits of various religions such as Mithraism, Zoroastrianism and Islam It is safe to claim that

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horse pattern and design

Horse Rug

Horse Horse rug, Horses has been frequent figures in Persian rugs since the very beginning of the art. Actually they have been depicted on the most ancient piled rug found, the Pazyryk Carpet, woven circa 500 BC. The motif had a focal position in art and crafts of the area even before the date mentioned,

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laleh abbasi shape and patterns

Laleh Abbasi Rug

Laleh Abbasi Laleh Abbasi rug (Abbasi tulip) is the most iconic type of Shah Abbasi flowers woven amongst Khitaei foliates vastly by the Persian weavers. Though the motif named after Shah Abbas the great, in carpet and tiling terminology, it is a far ancient motif used by Egyptians and Mesopotamians as well as ancient Persians,

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Harshang Rugs

Harshang Harshang Rugs is the Turkish pronunciation of kharchang (xarchang), Persian for the crab. The design is also called “flaming palmette” or simply crab design. hashrang rugs It is an all-over design of palmettes motifs with foliate extensions suggesting a crab’s pincers. Named probably by Turkic nomads of Azerbaijan and Caucasus, the design are thought

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Dog in Persian Rug

Dog Dog in Persian Rug, Dogs are rarely depicted on Persian rugs. Examples are limited to hounds depicted on hunting garden designs, which are normally depicted naturalistically in fine-woven court rugs, and a stylized animal in Qashqai rugs and kilims, usually interpreted as dogs. In a tribal context these minimal dogs should be of shepherd

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Cypress Rugs

cypress Cypress rugs, Nothing like cypress could represent the Iranian culture and the cultural Iran. Iranian folks use to call their tall youth and beloved ones ‘Sarv’ (cypress) as well as their martyrs and living souls of their late relatives. It has mirrored as well in the Persian poetry and arts as a symbol of

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Tabriz Haj Jalili Rugs

Tabriz Haj Jalili (Hadji Jalili) Tabriz Haj Jalili Rugs,  is a rather mysterious figure in Tabriz rug history. Some speak precisely about intellectual affairs he concerned about while others deny his actual existence at all. A certain Haj Jalil from Marand was probably in the rug business in last decades of the 19th century. Rug

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serapi rugs

Serapi Rugs

Serapi Rugs, Nobody knows when this term entered western markets. Inside Iran, the term has no use. For sure it is an American term being used to distinguish some antique Herizes high grade in weave and raw material. Because of such qualities, Serapis could be considered as antiques pieces comparable with Museum’s ones, but still

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ravar rugs

Ravar Rugs

Ravar (Lavar) Rugs Ravar (Ravar Rugs) is a town in the middle of a vast salty desert called the Dasht-e Lut, literally: the Plain of Emptiness. A UNESCO natural world heritage site, with amazing landscapes of plain, mounds and barrows on which ancient Zoroastrians had used to exposure their bodies; there are mines of brimstone

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