TORANJ CARPET (MEDALLION)

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General specifications:
" Date of weaving: At 14th lunar century
" Over all size:1.32*1.99 sm
" Types of knot: Persian Knot
" Warp and Woof/Weft : Cotton
" Pile: wool

Toranj Carpet is now keeping up at IRAN CARPET Museum.

    

SUJJADAH CARPET

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General specifications:
" Over all size:1.05*1.61sm
" No. of knots : 10/000 knots in one square decimeter
" Types of knot: Persian Knot
" Warp: Brown Cotton
" Woof/Weft : Wool And golden thread
" Pile: wool

At the top of the carpet, "ALLAH AKBAR" is designed. Sujjadah carpet is now keeping up at Metropolitan Museum of Art(FINE ARTS) in New York City; one of the leading art museums in the world.

    

CHELSEA CARPET

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Chelsea Carpet is now keeping up at Victoria Albert museum in Britain. It is called Chelsea Carpet because a British merchant at Kensington and Chelsea bought it.
General specifications:
" Over all size:3.6*5.4 sm
" Color of margin: Crimson (laaki),with the drawing
Of lion, tiger, elk and deer
" Types of knot: Persian Knot
" Warp and Woof/Weft : silk
" Pile: wool
" Design: Double Medallion with lateral floral arrangement (Kolaala) which linked to the margin.

    

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Ardabil carpet (Sheykh Safi) is one of the irreplaceable and priceless carpets in the world. The name of weaver, the date of weaving, and the signature of the weaver considered as the other specifications of this unique carpet.

Its general specifications are as below:
" Time of weaving: 42 months
" Color of margin: Dark blue
" No. of knots : 517/000 knots in one square meter
" Date of weave:1525
" Warp and Woof/Weft : silk
" Pile: wool
" Over all size: 11.52* 5.34 sm
This carpet wove at the Safavid DYNASTY for the commemoration of Sheykh Safi od-Din (1253-1334) then Through the British companies (Ziegler) bought and then sent to Victoria Albert museum in Britain

    

PERISARC CARPET

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Perisarc carpet is the oldest carpet in the world, which was discovered, by Russian professor and archaeologist Rudenko, in Perisarc region at Siberia.

General specifications:
" Over All Size: 2*1.83sm
" Thickness: 2mm
" No. of knots : 3600 knots in one square decimeter
" Dyestuffs: copper, bright green and yellow

The design is the combination of Assarian, Achaemenian and Scythian style.
The design of the background consists of four - sided of Assarian flowers which followed by a Margin consisting a row of Iranian horse riders.
The way of horse riders designing with their special caps indicates the innovativeness of the design and it has something in common with the usual designing in Persepolis and Achaemenian period.

At the upper side of the carpet, there are some Mythical Winged Animals. This carpet wove at 5th century B.C. and now is keeping up at Armitage Museum at Saint Petersburg