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ORIENTAL RUGS DICTIONARY


Teheran

 

 

Carpet weaving in Teheran, the capital city of Iran, seems to have prospered only in the late 19 Century, with the revival of the carpet weaving in Persia. 
The designs were based on floral and medallion themes, often with silk flowers. The general appearance and style resemble the Isfahan rugs of the era.