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and trees have always been a holly character in Iranian culture.
Iranian weavers have attentively designed plant and tree images from
ancient time. Usage of this design has originated from a village
called “Ravar” near Kerman.
with tree design, are fully covered by leaves, flowers, cedar trees,
animals and ponds. Arrangement of these elements, are either
symmetrical and connected to each other, or unsymmetrical. Different
tree designs are: Animal, Floral or Waterfront, Medallion, Cedar Tree,
Vase, Overall and Corner-Medallion designs.
design with Animal
design, reminisces a thicket where domestic and wild animals are
playing, jumping and resting. Wide margin, mostly include ground
images in a smaller size, but slightly changed. Despite the other
carpet designs, this one is not symmetrical at all, but a balance is
observed in the combination of images.
Tree Floral design
design is full of natural flowers especially sweetbrier and leaves,
which are woven either with or without margin. Margins are woven
relatively wide and are known as “Self-Margin”, “Broken
Margin” or “Court Margin”. In a
kind of Floral design, which is known as “Water-Front”, the
central Medallion is made of a Water-Front full of a variety of