Plate One

Plate Three & Four

Plate Eight

Plate Ten

Plate Twelve

Plate Fourteen

Plate Sixteen & Seventeen

Plate Nineteen

Plate Twenty-One

Plate Twenty-Three

Plate Twenty-Six

Plate Twenty-Eight

Plate Thirty
Plate Two

Plate Five, Six & Seven

Plate Nine

Plate Eleven

Plate Thirteen

Plate Fifteen

Plate Eighteen

Plate Twenty

Plate Twenty-Two

Plate Twenty-Four

Plate Twenty-Seven

Plate Twenty-Nine

Plate Thirty-One & Thirty-Two


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This carpet is memorable for its unsurpassed coloring and elegant arabesque strap-work border. It and a number of other quite similar fragments are now scattered about in various museums all over the world. It is likely but not certain they are all from the same carpet and, if so, this carpet would then have been over 13 meters long.

The large size and abstract design of the vase carpets, which lack human and animal depiction, would have made them suitable as furnishing pieces for both Mosque and Palace.