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The world's most famous Persian carpets Figure 13 : Detail of a Persian wool hunting carpet ... A special court atelier , possibly located in Solţānīyeh , translated the most gorgeous illuminations into carpets .
Turkmen carpets have woollen warp , weft , and pile , two lines of weft , and either Sehna or Ghiordes knots . Except for the Baluchi , Turkmen rugs are characterized by a dark - red colouring and geometric designs .
In France , too , the stimulus for the production of knotted carpets came from the East ; but the designs of the rugs were inspired by contemporary French decoration rather than Oriental carpet design . Jean Fortier and Pierre Dupont ...
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