Persian Oriental Rugs

The name Persia for the whole of what we now call Iran was adapted from its ancient name Persis. It has long been the home of many nomadic and semi-nomadic tribal groups who continue a way of life that harks back millennia. The term Persia is still used in historical context, including for Persian carpets.

Persian rugs have a reputation with the general public to be the best and are widely considered to be the benchmark for judging rugs from other countries. Their traditional and iconic designs are copied throughout the Orient. Persian rugs and carpets come in many varieties. Along with more City and Village floral rugs. Persian Oriental Rugs include various tribal rugs, including Gabbeh, Bidjar and Boulochi.

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