Persian Rug Map
. Clicking on a province in the map causes the browser to load the appropriate article. Use cursor to identify each rug. Created by Niloufar Alipour & Maryam Adivi, this Persian Rug Map is copyright of WikiRug.org - © Wiki Rug 2020. All rights reserved.
WikiRug (Wiki Rug) is a bilingual Online Encyclopedia of Rugs and Carpets, based on open collaboration through a wiki-based content editing system. This encyclopedia covers the diverse forms that the art and craft of handmade rug taken over centuries across the world, particularly in Persia (Iran), Afghanistan, India, Anatolia (Turkey), and central Asia. The entries of WikiRug will include but not limited to the following: general terminology, weaving tools, technique and materials, carpet styles, designs, patterns, motifs, carpet production origins (counties, regions, cities, villages), research materials (books, magazines, websites), carpet market and industry, as well as individuals (designers, master weavers, artisans, researchers).
Principal Investigator & Research Director
DPhil, Philosophy, University of Oxford, UK
Digital Lead & Managing Editor
BA, Islamic Art, Tabriz Islamic Art University, Iran
Research Fellow & Editor
Maryam Ghanbari Adivi
ٍMA, Fine Art (Carpet), University of Kashan, Iran
ٍBS, Engineering, Azad University, Iran
PhD, Textile Engineering, University of New South Wales, Australia
PhD, Communication Sciences, University of Tehran, Iran
PhD, Art Studies, Isfahan University of Art, Iran
PhD candidate, Art Studies, Azad University, Tehran, Iran
MA, Art Studies, Soore University, Iran