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Value Of Persian Rugs

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  • The Persian carpet (Pahlavi bōbNouri-Zadeh, Sh., Persian Carpet; The Beautiful Picture of Art in History Persian farš فرش, meaning "to spread" and qāli)Savory, R., Carptes,(Encyclopaedia Iranica); accessed January 30, 2007. is an essential part of Persian art and culture.
  • (Persian Rug) A hand-tied Oriental rug made in Iran. Examples: Kirman, Kashan, Shiraz, Tabriz.
  • (Persian Rug) the nickname given to the two-hundred and the five-hundred dollar revenue stamps of 1871, known for their colorful and intricately engraved artwork resembling a Persian rug.

Turkish kilim (silk)
Turkish kilim (silk)
Silk kilim made in Turkey. Kilims are flat tapestry-woven carpets or rugs produced from the Balkans to Pakistan. Kilims can be purely decorative or can function as prayer rugs. The name 'kilim' or 'kelim' is Turkish, and comes from the Persian gelim 'to spread roughly', which is probably of Mongolian origin. Because kilims are cheaper than pile rugs, beginning carpet collectors often start with them. Despite what many perceive as their secondary (or inferior) status to pile carpets, kilims have become increasingly collectible in themselves over recent years, with quality pieces now commanding high prices. What some sensed as inferiority was actually a different nature of rugs woven for indigenous use as opposed to rugs woven on a strictly commercial basis. Because kilims were not a major export article, there were no foreign market pressures changing the designs, as happened with pile carpets. Once collectors began to value authentic village weaving, kilims became popular.
Gabbeh Persian Rug #42812 by Nazmiyal Collection
Gabbeh Persian Rug #42812 by Nazmiyal Collection
Antique Gabbeh Persian Rug #42812 by Nazmiyal Collection Antique Gabbehs are tribal Persian rugs made with extra high pile and very simple, graphic designs focused on the use of color, which can be vibrant or soft and earthy. As pieces made for domestic use rather than commercial value in the marketplace, Gabbeh carpets have a cultural authenticity that renders them highly desirable to collectors. Nevertheless, with their lustrous soft wool and emphasis on color over design detail, they are extremely usable today as decorative rugs, especially in informal modern settings.

value of persian rugs
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