Artisan Workshop Oriental Rugs

Artisan Workshop Rugs

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Artisan Workshop Rugs
A “new era” of rug weaving tradition and workshops began in the early 15th century in Persia during the Safavid Dynasty.  The royal workshops were setup and supported to weave rugs for the palace.

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Antique Amritsar and Agra Rugs

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Antique Amritsar and Agra Rugs

This rug was produced in Amritsar near the Kashmir region located in northwest India. The weavers of Amritsar had not developed their own distinctive style of rug making until the early nineteenth century, and consequently, Amritsar rugs have a range of design elements, from European. East Asian and Persian alike. This carpet has an allover pattern in a dark rich blue. The border is in burgundy color. It is very finely woven with lustrous shiny wool. See the full details for this wonderful piece and other fine Agra rugs in our collection. 

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