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Beshir Oriental Carpets

Beshir is small town in Western Turkmenistan. The rugs woven here belong to the group of Bokhara. Carpets that are woven along the Amu Darya River in Northern Afghanistan are also called Beshir. 40 more words

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Lilian Persian Carpets

Name of carpets woven by Armenians in the village Lilian, in the Arak region of Western Iran. The Lilian carpets have a thick colourful pile. In their designs they often use floral geometric curvilinear motifs. 13 more words

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Bakhtiari Oriental Carpets

In the mountains Zagros, west of the city of Isfahan, around the town of Shahr-e-Kurd, live the nomads Bakhtiar. Their carpets are known for the design with various repeating squares in which flowers and animals are depicted. 45 more words

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Arak Persian Carpets

In the province of Farahan is found the city of Arak, formerly known as Sultanabad, with 500,000 citizens it is built on the ruins of a small town called Daskerah. 125 more words

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Kashkooli Persian Carpets

Kashkooli carpets are with high knot density and thinner than ordinary Gabbeh carpets. The Persian Gabbeh carpets are very durable and their quality is very good.

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Songhor Persian Carpets

The rugs Songhor have high quality wool and herbal colors. The large designs are impressive with the primary color being red and shades of it.

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Afghan Oriental Carpets

Afghan carpets are woven in villages and handmade-carpet workshops in Afghanistan. The deep reds and the entire range of red, from purple to brown are their dominant colors. 55 more words

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