Pile Carpet

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Persian People - Culture - Rugs
... Persia was in many sense the first permanent home of carpet weaving, and while robbed of much of her political power, and only a shadow of her former self, still holds up to the ideals of ... World's oldest existing carpet, Pazyryk carpet, a pile-carpet dating back to 400-300 BCE discovered in 1949, depicts clear elements of Assyrian and Achaemenid design ... Rug and carpet artistry is well recognized in Persia, as Xenophon describes carpet production in the city of Sardis, then a province of the Achaemenid empire, stating that the locals take ...

Famous quotes containing the words carpet and/or pile:

    A wind has started a little whirlpool
    of sand where the carpet ought to be,
    and shells lie
    by the preposterous feet
    of that woman who frets me, annihilates me,
    O she will kill me yet.
    Hilda Doolittle (1886–1961)

    Science is facts. Just as houses are made of stones, so is science made of facts. But a pile of stones is not a house and a collection of facts is not necessarily science.
    Jules Henri Poincare (1854–1912)