PERSIAN CARPET & TURKISH RUG
MUSEUM OF ISLAMIC ART in DOHA
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The opening of the trade routes between Europe and Persia and the 1873 Vienna World Exposition played an important role in popularizing oriental rugs and the arts of the Islamic East and Turkey in the western world.
Historic Three Star Holbein wool carpet made 1460 in Turkey. Hans Holbein the Younger was a German born painter who depicted oriental rugs in European paintings of the Renaissance.
Silk textile with reciprocal bird pattern 13th -15th century India.
The Timurid Chessboard Carpet silk and cotton early 15th century from Central Asia.
A woolen Dragon and Phoenix carpet mid 15th century from Turkey
Wool carpet 15thcentury Spain
Rosette Carpet ca.1500 Turkey
Prayer Rug ca. 1525 Turkey
Schwarzenberg Carpet woll and cotton 16th century Iran
Rothschild Small Silk Medallion
mid 16th century, Kashan (Iran)
Animal patter carpet, wool from western Turkey, 16th century
Ottoman Holbein Carpet, wool 16th century Usak, Anatolia
Lotto Carpet wool, 16th century Turkey. Lorenzo Lotto an italian Renaissance painter gave detailed depictions of oriental carpets in his paintings.
WOOL and SILK RUG
The Franchetti silk tapestry. Silver wrapped silk thread ca. 1575 Kashan, Iran
Medallion carpet with animal patterns in wool on cotton, Iran (Persia), 16th century
Silk Carpet ca. 1600 century from Isfahan
The Rothschild Polonaisearabesque rug with cotton, silk and silver brocade ca. 1600 Isfahan
Safavid Persian prayer carpet rug from silk, wool and metal threads late 16th century Isfahan
Poland Carpet silk on cotton with gold and silver embroidery ca. 1615 from Isfahan
Safavid silk velvet panel early 17th century
Rhombic Carpet knotted wool 17th c. Bergama
Cushion Cover 17th century from Bursa, Turkey. Silver wrapped silk thread with velvet
Prayer Kilim 17th century from Konya, Turkey
Kevorkian Hydrabad wool and cotton carpet, woven in India in the 17th century.