Anbar

2'2" x 2'1"

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Name
Anbar
Size in feet
2'2" x 2'1"
Size in meters
0.67 x 0.63
Pile (Fiber & Yarns Used)
100% Pure Wool, Natural Organic Dyes
Type of fabrication
Hand-knotted
Type of knots
Origin country
Afghanistan
Design origin
Persian
Condition
Brand new, one of a kind
Available in other sizes
Feet: 14x10, 12x9, 10x8, 9x6, 8x5

Meters: 4.27x3.05, 3.66x2.74, 3.05x2.44, 2.74x1.83, 2.44x1.52

SKU
t160332
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CUSTOM SIZES AVAILABLE BY SPECIAL ORDER
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Sizes are approximate. Photographs are not necessarily exact for color.
New rugs are of the highest quality and are handpicked overseas by the Bashir Family

A Brief History of Tauris (Tabriz) Rugs

Handknotting Tabriz CarpetsTauris is the ancient name of today's modern day city of Tabriz located in north-western Iran. Tabriz has a major weaving tradition dating to the 15th century. It is probably the most prolific carpet-producing center in the world, and certainly one of the oldest. This enchanted city was established more than a thousand years ago. After many invasions, occupations and wars, Tauris took the ancient techniques of the past and created a huge rug-exporting industry.

The finest era of Persian rug weaving was the Safavid Dynasty (1499 - 1722), when the Safavids overthrew the Turks who had occupied Tauris. They gave the city one of the first Royal workshops, making it the artistic center of Persian culture. It was at this time that weavers from Tauris (Tabriz) introduced the curvilinear designs to the courts at Istanbul.

After a decline of a few hundred years, Tauris began re-establishing its position in the mid 19th century as the market center for the export of Persian rugs to the West. Today, many rugs produced in Tauris (Tabriz) emulate the artistic heritage of the Persian Safavid carpet, and when a designer in any part of the world wants to commission a certain pattern to be hand-woven, Tauris (Tabriz) is the city that he or she visits. To learn more about iranian rugs, please visit our Persian Rugs section.

Sources and inspiration: Bérinstain, Valérie, et al. L'art du tapis dans le monde (The art of carpets in the world). Paris: Mengès, 1996. Print.; Jerrehian Jr., Aram K.A. Oriental Rug Primer. Philadelphia: Running Press, 1980. Print.; Herbert, Janice Summers. Oriental Rugs, New York: Macmillan, 1982. Print.; Hackmack, Adolf. Chinese Carpets and Rugs, Rutland and Tokyo: Tuttle, 1980. Print. ; De Moubray, Amicia, and David Black. Carpets for the home, London: Laurence King Publishing, 1999. Print.; Jacobsen, Charles. Oriental Rugs A Complete Guide, Rutland and Tokyo: Tuttle, 1962. Print.; Bashir, S. (n.d.). Personal interview.; Web site sources and dates of consultation vary (to be confirmed). Without prejudice to official usage.

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