Oriental Carpets Photos

Middle Eastern cultures have long produced hand woven Oriental Carpets. On important design subset are Muslim prayer rugs used in Mosques which have a pointed design on end of the rectangular carpet to point the Mecca.

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Children weaving carpets in Giza. Egypt.Children weaving carpets in Giza. Egypt.Prayer rug with vine border from Lâdik, Konya province, south central Anatolia at Textile Museum. Washington, DC.Silk prayer rug Turkish at Huntington Museum of Art. Huntington, WV.
Children weaving carpets in Giza. Egypt.Children weaving carpets in Giza. Egypt.Prayer rug with vine border (c1800) from Lâdik, Konya province, south central Anatolia at Textile Museum. Washington, DC.Silk prayer rug (late 19th C) Turkish at Huntington Museum of Art. Huntington, WV.
Islamic art at Seattle Art Museum with an Anatolian prayer rug , Persian tombstone & tile. Seattle, WA.Caucasus prayer rug & Beshire, Turkoman prayer rug at Huntington Museum of Art. Huntington, WV.Ottoman-design carpet prob. from Cairo, Egypt at Textile Museum. Washington, DC.Oriental carpet in West Wainscot Bedchamber at Hopetoun House. Queensferry, Scotland.
Islamic art at Seattle Art Museum with an Anatolian prayer rug (late 19th-early 20th C), Persian tombstone (1143) & tile (18th C). Seattle, WA.Caucasus prayer rug (1875) & Beshire, Turkoman prayer rug (c1875) at Huntington Museum of Art. Huntington, WV.Ottoman-design carpet (1st half of 17th C) prob. from Cairo, Egypt at Textile Museum. Washington, DC.Oriental carpet in West Wainscot Bedchamber at Hopetoun House. Queensferry, Scotland.
Oriental carpet in West Wainscot Bedchamber at Hopetoun House. Queensferry, Scotland.Oriental carpet in West Wainscot Bedchamber at Hopetoun House. Queensferry, Scotland.Wool rug from Western Iran at Huntington Museum of Art. Huntington, WV.Rugs from China & the Caucasus at Textile Museum. Washington, DC.
Oriental carpet in West Wainscot Bedchamber at Hopetoun House. Queensferry, Scotland.Oriental carpet in West Wainscot Bedchamber at Hopetoun House. Queensferry, Scotland.Wool rug from Western Iran (1885-1915) at Huntington Museum of Art. Huntington, WV.Rugs from China (19th C) & the Caucasus (late 19th-early 20th C) at Textile Museum. Washington, DC.
Persian pink & blue carpet in dining room at Lauriston Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.Carpet in Edith's south bedroom at Roosevelt's House Sagamore Hill NHS. Cove Neck, NY.Pink & blue Turkish oriental carpet in drawing room at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Oriental carpet in Red Drawing Room at Hopetoun House. Queensferry, Scotland.
Persian pink & blue carpet in dining room at Lauriston Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.Carpet in Edith's south bedroom at Roosevelt's House Sagamore Hill NHS. Cove Neck, NY.Pink & blue Turkish oriental carpet (c1860) in drawing room at Drum Castle. Drumoak, Scotland.Oriental carpet in Red Drawing Room at Hopetoun House. Queensferry, Scotland.
Main staircase with pleated carpets on wall at Lauriston Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.Collection of Persian carpets at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Collection of Persian carpets at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.
Main staircase with pleated carpets on wall at Lauriston Castle. Edinburgh, Scotland.Collection of Persian carpets at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.Collection of Persian carpets at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany.

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