there are seven main types of common carpets In Iran
Isfahan carpets, the background is mostly magenta, the pattern has gazelle, lion, bird, fish, insects and a small number of characters, of course, including sunflower, palm leaves, vines and other plants. The era of Abbas was a period in which the carpet crafts of Isfahan developed and became precious art that the royal family, the court and even the Holy See rushed to buy. At that time, it was at the height of the Western maritime craze, and the well-known Isfahan carpet was exported to Europe, which laid the position of the Persian carpet in the world.
The Tabriz style is famous for its variety of colors. A carpet can often contain nearly 70 colors. The lines are mostly flowers and grasses. The layout of the pattern is center-symmetric, spread out around, and regular. In Tabriz, there is such a legend: When the Mongols advanced into West Asia, the great generals Ma Han sent a team of people to attack the Taoli Temple. In order to avoid unnecessary sacrifices, the Taoli Temple surrendered to the city and presented it to the nephew Ma Hancheng. The exquisite hand-made fabric on the last one made the Mahan Mahan marvel. Since then, the fabric of the Taoli Temple has gradually become popular overseas.
The legendary Taoli Temple is today's Tabriz.
Kashan carpets, also known as the scroll in the rose bush, is known for its distinctive style. The carpets produced here often break the design of symmetrical patterns and repeating patterns. A large number of elements of historical events and figure paintings are used to decorate the carpet, and the viewers are told a story of Persian.
Bijar carpets is known as the "iron carpet" of Iran. As the name implies, the carpets produced here are strong, heavy, extremely dense and durable. During the weaving process, the bijal carpet should be continuously aligned with the water at the knot of the wool to keep it moist, so that each latitude and longitude of the carpet is woven very tightly.
Kerman carpets, its most distinctive pattern - the tree of life rarely appears on other carpets. Usually the carpet is surrounded by abstract geometric patterns of flowers and trees, in the middle is an abstract towering tree with branches spread all over the place, with various exotic birds and flowers. The carpet elements are extremely rich and very eye-catching.
Qum carpets, in the early 16th century, the Persian Safa Dynasty officially announced its headquarters in Qom, and Kum became a great holy city in Iran. Due to the historical position of Qom, the local silk carpet is known for its unique weaving, gorgeous colours and smooth touch.
The Kaskar carpets show an ultra-modern art style of a nomadic nation. As a nomadic tribe in southern Iran, Kaskarin lives in the mountains of south of Shiraz, but is famous for its carpets. In the book "Classic and Modern Oriental Carpets" by Walter Hawley, a New York writer, "There are no more vibrant colors in the Persian territory than in the fabrics here." Their design lines are often very eye-catching and have an ultra-modern art style.
There are many stories about Persian rugs in the ancient Arabian folktale collection "Arabian Nights". The prince took the Persian flying carpet, smashed the demon all the way, saved the princess and the country in distress, and finally tied the knot. In ancient Persia, the concept of flying carpets has long been deeply rooted in the hearts of people. In the story of King Solomon, it was written that King Solomon rode on the flying carpet and traveled to every corner of the world. For this reason, the flying carpet has become an extremely important cultural element in the history of world literature, and it has also given the Persian carpet a different cultural connotation.