WikiRug:Did You Know...?/2020/29

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  • ... Afshan (persian afshân, “scattered”) is an all-over design found in Caucasian, Indian, Persian, and Turkish rugs?
  • ... Herati is a very common repeat field design consisting of a flower centered in a diamond with curving lanceolate or sickle leaves located outside the diamond and parallel to each side?
  • ... Persian carpets from the Safavid period and Mughal carpets showing hunting scenes, animals in combat or animals singly, usually within an intricate floral setting?
  • ... Carpets with a field filled by flowers and tendrils or a lattice with a vase included as part of the design?