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Aubussons, Axminsters, Savonneries, Tapestries, Persian carpets and more at Metropolitan Carpet Gallery



Geirus, Gerous, Garrus

Geirous was formerly a designation for Bidjar carpets in Northwest Persia as well as the name of Kurdish sub tribe of the area.  A design of large Bidjar carpets of the 19 Century consisting of a system of arabesques in red or navy blue field color. 

There are 16 Century carpets with a similar design, most probably related with the Dragon carpets.