and Images (7)
one of the oldest carpet’s images. There are different theories,
that what kind of image or abstract plant does this symbol refers to.
It is a simile of hen, flower leaf, tree, fire flame, and is very
similar to cedar that has an important role in miniature and Persian
Literature. Paisley images have different names, such as: Stag horn
paisley, Aigrette, Cashmere, Sarsabzi, Robe, Isfahan engraver,
Kurdistanian, Borken Mir, Senneh Corner-Medallion, Afshari and Armlet.
main image is the famous “Boteh-Jegheh”. Central Medallion is
formed by one or more concentric medallions, that, also are decorated
by tiny flowers, different olive leaves, half panels and Aigrette (Boteh-Jegheh). Non of the margins have any clear borders and there is
no separating line between corners and margins. Corners spread all
over the margins in the form of turreted.
Botteh Miri (Sarband)
this is design of a pine tree, which its roots could be found in
Sarband, one of the counties of Arak.
Octagon (Kurdistan Paisley)
name is derived from the octagon paisley shapes, which are seen
intermittently all over the ground. The empty space produced by
octagon paisley shapes- symmetrically created in ground- is actually
another modified eight-pointed star, which includes geometrical