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Carpets and Carpet-Making
(22,100 words)

  • Types of Hand-Woven Carpets
Knotted Carpets
  • Kilims
  • Zīlū
  • Carpet-Weaving before Islam
Non-Textile Specimens and Documents
The Earliest Known Carpet-Weaving
The Pazyryk Carpet: Significance
Sāsānid Carpets
The Bahāristān Carpet
Kilims and Zīlū
  • Carpet-Weaving during the Islamic Period up to…

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Parham, Cyrus and Translated by Mushegh Asatryan, “Carpets and Carpet-Making”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 30 May 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_05000068>
First published online: 2021

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