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Traditional Persian Arts University to be established in Iran - Press TV

Traditional Persian Arts University to be established in Iran - Press TV | Antique Rugs | Scoop.it
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Traditional Persian Arts University to be established in Iran
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Carpet-weaving is one of the most distinguished manifestations of Persian culture and art, which dates back to ancient Persia.
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Oriental Rug Cleaning - San Francisco Bay Area

Oriental Rug Cleaning - San Francisco Bay Area | Antique Rugs | Scoop.it
San Francisco Oriental rug cleaning and restoration - in the Bay Area since 1980. For a reference, speak to any rug dealer, collector, or museum.
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Carpet Museum of Iran/About

Carpet Museum of Iran/About | Antique Rugs | Scoop.it

View many stunning antique Persian rugs in the Carpet Museum of Iran's collection.

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An 8-Point Methodology for Identifying Art-Level Antique Rugs - YouTube

Our easy-to-follow guide for identifying the level of artistry in antique rugs. Hosted by Jan David Winitz, president and founder, Claremont Rug Company.
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History and Information on the Different Types of Antique Persian Rugs

History and Information on the Different Types of Antique Persian Rugs | Antique Rugs | Scoop.it
A collection of informational articles on the different types of Caucasian and Persian antique rugs and carpets available at Claremont Rug Company.
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A richly informative guide to antique rugs, by type

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Carpets from the Islamic World, 1600–1800 | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Carpets from the Islamic World, 1600–1800 | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Antique Rugs | Scoop.it
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Antique Persian Rugs as Art for Design & Collection, Part 1 | Antique Rug Education Center

Antique Persian Rugs as Art for Design & Collection, Part 1 | Antique Rug Education Center | Antique Rugs | Scoop.it
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"Though for the most part art, or fine art, has been narrowly categorized as painting, sculpture, installations, photography and the like, it is becoming more academically accepted to refer to some objects once only called antiques—namely pottery and rugs—as art also. Pottery, having straddled the line between art and antique for centuries, has come to be known simply as an antiquity, then art, over time. The same is happening with rugs..."

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de Young Textile Arts collection

de Young Textile Arts collection | Antique Rugs | Scoop.it

"Highlights from the collection include extraordinary Turkmen carpets, rare 12th- through 15th-century Central Asian and North Indian silks, the most important group of Anatolian kilims outside Turkey, European tapestries, exquisite ecclesiastical textiles and contemporary Bay Area fiber art."

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SMB-digital | Drache-Phönix-Teppich

SMB-digital | Drache-Phönix-Teppich | Antique Rugs | Scoop.it

See the Berlin Sate Museum's mid-15th century Dragon and Phoenix rug.

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The Rug Market Takes Flight

The Rug Market Takes Flight | Antique Rugs | Scoop.it
Some of the most coveted masterpieces now are the ones on the floor. The race for the world's top rug collection.
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A Safavid Silk and Wool Rug « Islamic Arts and Architecture

A Safavid Silk and Wool Rug « Islamic Arts and Architecture | Antique Rugs | Scoop.it
This unusual prayer rug appears to be an addition to the corpus of Safavid Persian niche rugs previously regarded as part of the 'Salting' or 'Topkapi' group of rugs.
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Claremont Rug Company - Antique Persian Rugs and Carpets

Claremont Rug Company - Antique Persian Rugs and Carpets | Antique Rugs | Scoop.it
Antique rugs in all sizes for home and collection. Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, serving international clientele.
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