History of Rugs

History of Rugs

Twin Persian Carpets Take Different Paths

The Persian Ardabil Carpet The Persian Ardabil Shrine Carpet is the centerpiece of the Jameel Gallery of Islamic Art in ...
History of Rugs

Understanding Talim: Rug Weaving Code

We all appreciate the beauty and artistry that goes into making fine, hand woven rugs and carpets, but what about ...
History of Rugs

Rugs as Part of Human History and Culture

It’s winter in a cave somewhere in Europe. A woman decides to lay a skin on the bald cave floor ...
History of Rugs

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Conserves an Emperor’s Carpet

In 1941, the Metropolitan Museum, New York City, acquired a 16th Century carpet made in Safavid, Iran. At the center ...
History of Rugs

Three Carpets You Better Not Step On

The Pearl Carpet of Baroda People who love carpets aspire to own the best carpet they can afford. Landry & ...
History of Rugs

Broadloom Carpeting from Hand Looms to Machines

Carpeting, that beautiful art made to walk on, was the inspiration of nomadic people who needed a packable, portable covering ...
History of Rugs

The History of Oushak Rugs and Their Beautiful Features

Oushak rugs, also known as Ushak rugs, are woven in Western Turkey and have distinct designs, such as angular large-scale ...
History of Rugs

The Pazyryk Persian Rug–a Magic Carpet Indeed

The magic of old rugs is that they’re not only beautiful to look at, but that they tell a story. ...
History of Rugs

Exploring the Early History of Rugs

To learn about the early history of rugs, we must look at the early history of humans. Early nomadic cultures ...