Persian carpet

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Persian carpet

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Persian rug

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(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
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Per′sian car′pet


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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′.
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Persian carpet

nPerser(teppich) m
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Persian carpet

ntappeto persiano
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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. The part of the room behind the columns, with a high silk-curtained mahogany bedstead on one side and on the other an immense case containing icons, was brightly illuminated with red light like a Russian church during evening service.
I should like to write a novel certainly, a novel that would be as lovely as a Persian carpet and as unreal.
Tehran-based artist Ali Phi's exhibition 'QAL, the anti-carpet', the key elements of which were Persian carpets and Persian gardens, and his audio-visual performance of 'Elemaun', combined stunning visuals inspired by Persian motifs with rhythmic electronic beats sampling the ritual and regional music of Iran.
Having moved to Los Angeles at the mere age of 18, Alex began diving into the world of Persian carpets. He attended University to study Interior Design.
The National Carpet Center says it has devised a "barter system" in an effort to maintain the high level of carpet exports, now that US sanctions have excluded Persian carpets from the US market.
Head of Industry, Mining and Trade Department of the province Nasser Faqfoori, said that Persian Gulf littoral states, Germany, Canada, Russia, Lebanon, Italy and South Africa are the buyers of Persian carpets woven in Zanjan.
My 'reign coats' are new versions of jinbaoris made from Persian carpets as a modern interpretation of miscommunication and displacement.
Summary: From abstract paintings and velvet sofas to Orthodox icons and Persian carpets, the 11th annual Art of Living exhibition strikes visitors with a staggering array of colorful items
Upon reaching the site, security check was conducted and the Cycologists group was allowed inside the premise by the protocol staff who provided a guided tour of the building, Quaid-i-Azam's office which was well-maintained with antique wood furniture, Persian carpets, crockery and a few memorable photographs all dating back to the 1940s.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , who was en route to Washington after attending a summit in Singapore, told reporters that sweeping sanctions will be imposed on the country's industries, including exports of its famed Persian carpets. Pompeo said the intensified pressure on Tehran was designed to "push back against Iranian malign activity." He added that the Iranian people "are unhappy with the failure of their own leadership to deliver the economic promises that their leadership promised them." "This is just about Iranians' dissatisfaction with their own government, and the president is pretty clear: We want the Iranian people to have a strong voice in who their leadership will be," he added.
Gertrude Bell and, right, one of the Persian carpets from Rounton Grange She helped to oversee the transition to the modern state of Iraq, and founded the national museum in Baghdad.