Among the few entire carpets of its kind known to exist is this vase design from South Persia, known by the names “Shah Abbas” and “Ispahan.”
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This interesting and valuable rug is of antique Tabriz weave, of finely blended colors and rare design.
Royal Persian. 15th century. THIS is probably as near perfection as the woolen carpet of the East has ever come.
During the reign of the Sassanids, who ruled the Neo-Persian Empire from 250-650 AD and were distinguished by their love of luxury, the arts, especially those of weaving, reached a high level of perfection.
The Ardabil carpet is a famous Iranian Persian carpet from the 16th century and at the same time the oldest carpet in the world with a specific year of manufacture.
A 16th century Persian Royal Garden Carpet. (Reputed to have been made for Shah Abbas the Great for Sefavi Palace.) Date 1587-1628
Oriental Rug probably from northern Persia. The arrangement of the arabesques in the main field is one of the most ingenious in Persian rugs.
The Phrygian cap. Armenian tiara. The weapons of the Parthians. The costumes of Persia. Armenian. Pearl embroidered mitre. Anaxyrides. Amazons. The mitre and crown. Furniture.
The Persian residence of the Paris World Exhibition of 1878 was the type of wooden building found in Turkey, Egypt and India. The furniture consists only of divans, covered with embroidered cashmere, carpets and portières.