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  • Bruce D. Bryant

    Caucasian Karachov Kazak- 6ft 0in x 7ft 10in, Circa 1850. Its great visual potency is enhanced by the rare & captivating emerald green field, coveted by antique rug collectors. The vigorous saffron ground of the main border holds a most intriguing & asymmetrical design. Rich symbolic patterning, including sophisticated iterations of the traditional latch-hook, double ram's horns, & stars of wisdom motifs, reinforce the tribal identity of this memorable Antique Persian tribal carpet.

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Persian Garden Carpet Object Name: Carpet Date: second half 18th century Geography: Iran, Kurdistan Medium: Cotton (warp and weft), wool (pile); asymmetrically knotted pile Dimensions: Carpet: L. of left edge: 122in. (309.9cm) L. of center edge: 121 1/2in. (308.6cm) L. of right edge: 123 1/2in. (313.7cm) W. of top: 75in. (190.5cm) W. of bottom: 73 1/4in. (186.1cm) Tube: Diam. 9 in. W. 95 1/4 in. Classification: Textiles-Rugs

When I was younger I hated my moms persian carpets. Now I really like them and would like to have one in my home.

Turkmen girls weaving a traditional tribal carpet on a horizontal loom. After making the knot they cut the tufts of the pile with a curved knife. Thompson, Jon. Carpet Magic: The art of carpets from the tents, cottages and workshops of Asia. UK: Barbican Art Gallery, 1983, 57.

Garden carpet, ca. 1800 Iran Cotton warp and weft, wool pile

Incredible, reminiscent of an astrological chart. Persian rug from the Tehran - Carpet Museum.

  • Arash Archer

    Top left - man reading a letter is Atarod (Mercury), Top right Moshtari (Jupiter), Bottom Left Mars, Bottom right Venus. Outer circle depicts Zodiac symbols with Persian script (Gav Cow, Barreh Aries...), Inner circles is written in Turkish, with Chinese-Mongolian year symbols (horse, snake, rabbit, monkey...)

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Love a colourful rug to brighten a room and anchor a space