Persian carpet


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Persian carpet

or

Persian rug

n
(Textiles) a carpet or rug made in Persia or other countries of the Near East by knotting silk or wool yarn by hand onto a woven backing, characterized by rich colours and flowing or geometric designs

Per′sian car′pet


n.
a handwoven carpet or rug produced in Iran and characteristically having a tight, velvety pile and intricate designs of flowers, leaves, animals, etc., in rich, harmonious colors. Also called Per′sian rug′.
[1610–20]
Translations

Persian carpet

nPerser(teppich) m

Persian carpet

ntappeto persiano
References in classic literature ?
I should like to write a novel certainly, a novel that would be as lovely as a Persian carpet and as unreal.
There you will see Persian carpets of the most exquisite hue and of a pattern the beautiful intricacy of which delights and amazes the eye.
Pierre well knew this large room divided by columns and an arch, its walls hung round with Persian carpets.
Summary: 150-year-old royal Persian carpet is among 200,000 handcrafted carpets on display at 23rd edition of Dubai exhibition
Now [decorators] are more minimalist and less about having a busy Persian carpet on the floor," Parker says.
Abu Dhabi, capital city of the United Arab Emirates and the largest of its seven members, offers filmmakers sunny skies, sandy landscapes, unique steel-andglass skyscrapers, luxurious mega-malls and the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque with its immense Persian carpet --not to mention a possible 30% rebate.
Tenders are invited for Supplying, Laying And Fixing Of Heritage Pattern Persian Carpet Flooring Tiles In Cloak Room First Floor And Part Ground Floor In Salar Jung Museum
The next stop is Muscat, renowned for its Sultan Quaboos Grand Mosque with a 50m dome and incredible Persian carpet that can accommodate 20,000 people.
All these factors have [delivered] a blow to the Persian carpet and made the market stagnant," he said.
It is a fine and distinctive square that was designed by world famous artist, Ravi Shastri, if my memory is correct, in the form of a Persian carpet.
Muscat: After four years in the making and with the help of people from 154 countries, a giant globe-shaped Persian carpet has finally been completed, much to the delight of the man behind the project, Amir Hossein Dehshid.
It was in the late 16th and 17th centuries that the artistry of the Persian carpet peaked, under the Safavid ruler Shah 'Abbas.