Carpets and Carpet Weaving in Iran is released

12/26/2020 13:40

Carpets and Carpet Weaving in Iran is released

Carpets and Carpet Weaving in Iran by Dr. Sirus Parham is published by the Centre for the Great Islamic Encyclopaedia (Centre for Iranian and Islamic Studies).

 

Carpets and Carpet Weaving in Iran by Dr. Sirus Parham is published by the Centre for the Great Islamic Encyclopaedia (Centre for Iranian and Islamic Studies).

Few people in the world have manifested over the centuries, their culture and art in the form of the interconnected and colorful knots of fabric so spectacularly: Iranian carpet is a representation of the spectacular glory of the Persian gardens. Other Iranian arts, such as painting and even calligraphy are displayed elegantly all over the world, in the form of the handmade carpets that decorate the museums and houses of art lovers.

 

Carpets and Carpet Weaving in Iran is compiled in six chapters:

Chapter One: Types of Handmade Carpets

The word “Qāli”

Structure and style of knitting

Kilim zilou

 

Chapter Two: Historical Introduction and Carpet Weaving in Pre-Islamic Iran

History of carpet weaving

Pre-Achaemenid carpet fragments

Pazyryk carpet

Sassanid carpet

Nonwoven documents and samples

Written documents

Baharestan carpet

Kilim weaving

Zilou weaving

 

Chapter Three: Carpet Weaving after Islam until the 9th Century AH

The first Islamic centuries

The Islamic middle ages

Carpet in miniature

Written documents of carpet weaving in the first and middle centuries

 

Chapter Four: The Golden Age of Carpet Weaving

Ardabil carpets

Salting carpets

The commencement and the centres of prosperity

The thirteen-pieces collection of Shah Abbas II tomb

Promoting the global position of Iranian carpet

Zilou weaving

 

Chapter Five: From the Afsharid Period to the Present Era

Qajar era

International exhibitions

Multinational companies

Ink colors

Pahlavi period

Islamic Republic era

 

Chapter Six: Carpets and Other Nomadic Handicrafts

Nomadic carpet weaving features

Types of nomadic handicrafts

Javāl

Khorjin, Khorjineh, Khorjinak

Gabbeh

Jājim

 

Appendix: Sassanid carpet fragments in the Kuwait National Museum

 

The first edition of Carpets and Carpet Weaving in Iran is published in octavo and 216 pages by the Centre for the Great Islamic Encyclopaedia press.

For more information, please contact the CGIE press store: 00982122297677 and 00989127362684.

 

Title: Carpets and Carpet Weaving in Iran

Author: Dr. Sirus Parham

Publisher: The Centre for the Great Islamic Encyclopaedia (Centre for Iranian and Islamic Studies)

Number: 500 copies

 

 

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