Persian rugs, Oriental carpets

Subject categories on this page
  1. Persian rugs
  2. Turkish rugs

Persian rugs, Oriental carpets, a guide to websites

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The Ardabil Carpet in The Victoria and Albert Museum

Afghan Rugs and Carpets: Rugs from Afghanistan

Afghan rugs.

C

Carpets from the Islamic World, 1600–1800, in The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Chinese Textiles

The Cyber Rug Center, Photographs

M

Moroccan Rugs

New England Rug Society

O

Old Carpet
provides a central location for knowledge and commerce in Persian rugs and carpets. Founded in 1877, their business originated in Tabriz (Northwest of IRAN) when the first package of Persian rugs and carpets were loaded on the backs of the horses enroute to Istanbul.

Oriental Rug Review

Oriental Rugs.com

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Persian rugs *

The Persian Carpet Gallery
Rugs by style and country.

The Persian Rug Gallery
History, style, area.

Antique Persian Rug, A Buyer’s Guide to Antique Carpets

Persian carpets/rugs, Wikipedia entry.

Persian Carpets, a history.

Persian rug design patterns.

Persian Rug Gallery

Unknown, Iran, mid-16th Century - The Rothschild Small Silk Medallion Carpet - Google Art Project

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The Rug Finder
A searchable catalogue and trading site of hand-made rugs, carpets and tapestries.

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Textile as Art.com
Antique costumes, antique textiles, ancient textiles.

The Textile Museum, Washington D.C.

Turkish rugs *

Turkish Carpets and Rugs

Turkish carpet, Wikipedia enetry.

TurkoTek, 
a non-commercial site devoted to collectible weavings, where rug enthusiasts can connect.

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Wikipedia entry on carpets and rugs.