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The world's most famous Persian carpets II Figure 13 : Detail of a Persian wool
hunting carpet . medallions ... A special court atelier , possibly located in
Solţānīyeh , translated the most gorgeous illuminations into carpets . Among the
12 or so ...
Turkmen carpets have woollen warp , weft , and pile , two lines of weft , and either
Sehna Character- or Ghiordes knots . Except for the Baluchi , Turkmen rugs istics
of are characterized by a dark - red colouring and geometric Turkmen 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
won fame ...
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