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


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]
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Translations

Persian carpet

nPerser(teppich) m
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Persian carpet

ntappeto persiano
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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. 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.
Handmade Persian carpet, besides excellent position in art and culture, is considered as a luxury commodity with a high value that has been adorned in many palaces, museums and private houses around the world.
Retailers taking part in the festival, which runs until May 1, include Centrepoint, Chattels & More, Crate & Barrel, Debenhams, Home Centre, Jashanmal, JYSK, Madame Coco, Maisons du Monde, Marina Gulf, Muji, Nest Home Living, Persian Carpet House, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, Tavola, The Bedroom by Intercoil and Villeroy & Boch.
According to him Nick wore "a crimson red velvet Michael Cinco Menswear" and "crystallized Persian carpet inspired long coat Michael Cinco Menswear."
But in a rare case a Persian carpet made its way to Japan, perhaps via the silk route from Kashan.
Oriental carpets are an inevitable feature of any Middle Eastern fair dedicated to home design, and almost "every [Lebanese] home has a Persian carpet," Halabi says.
"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.
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.