Oriental Rugs Dictionary


A confederation of Turkish speaking tribes, settled mainly in northwest Iran. Shahsavan means "Those who love the Shah" a title which according to legends was conferred bu Shah Abbas on worriers drawn from the tribes to protect Persia's northern border. Weaving of the Shahsavan consist mainly of flat woven rugs and functional items such as saddle bags and animal trappings.

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