Lory 280 X 156 Cm
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Origin : Northeast PersiaSize: 280 X 156 cm (Approximately 110.2 X 61.4 inch)Age: 2nd quarter of 20th of century .Knots: 5 x 5 = 25 knots per sq cmCondition: Perfect ready to use.Pile material: WoolWarp threads: WoolDye: Plant-based (like indigo blue, brown, cream, yellow, brown etc. Shirazi material. Wool.Description of Design and History:Persian Antique Lori rugs and carpets (which are also spelled as Luri) represent a unique and important development in the antique rug world. The Lori rugs were generally woven in or around the Zagros Mountains area of western Persia (which is the modern day country of Iran), by the by the Lurs. These Persian carpets are representative of the beautiful and tribal art of Persian carpet weaving.The Persian Lori carpets tend to depict geometric design repertories such as animal motifs and geometric figures. Persian Lori rugs tend to depend on rich combinations of colors €œ above all reds, blues, greens, and yellows. These vibrant hues and shades of beautiful rich and jewel tone colors contribute to the excitement that these unique tribal compositions provide. These weaving largely consist of bags and wrappings €œ but Lori weavers made fairly large carpets and scatter size rugs as well. ¨Geometrically patterned Persian carpets, woven by nomadic tribes, are decorated with linear elements composed of vertical, ¨horizontal and diagonal lines, and are formed by a repetition of the same motif. The motif of a carpet can be used to determine the particular tribe, or place of origin.but ¨This magnificent lovely lury example is from North East Persia. called Ghouchan . ¨Ghouchan city is very small city and belong to Khorasan district, normally this type of lury examples has Turkmen and afghan design influence.All natural dyes are paramount for the carpet to have more than just decorative value. Beyond that, various dyers had varying levels of skill and invested different lengths of time in dyeing the yarns. The Å“quality of color €œits radiance and level of nuance within each color €œis centrally important. Certain rare colors such as Tyrian purple, saffron yellow, cochineal rose and greens add to the carpet „¢s valueThe patterns are normally all-over geometric details known as ËœGulls „¢, repeated in straight lines on the field, with the most popular color being a rich dark yellow, brown.this lury carpet has 12 large size octagon medallion motive and 5 small amulet medallions in middle of the carpetAmulet ( means some Islamic diverse inside the small lozenge shape bag shows for evil ayes. )4 large size medallion decorated with dog motive ( means protection, trust ,and defence ) ¨rest of octagon decorated with stars.Octagon Gul has 8 point ( means luck ) ( Number 8 is very important by central Asian country special china )Oldest & most original Persian rug patterns. Simple creations of tribal imagination, ¨inspired by natural surroundingsthis rug framed with very interesting border motiveSpecial in middle central border, weaver wishes to have children, in large border there are girls shows with blue dress ¨and sons decorated with white dress standing very close together.All natural dyes are paramount for the carpet to have more than just decorative value. Beyond that, various dyers had varying levels of skill and invested different lengths of time in dyeing the yarns. The Å“quality of color €œits radiance and level of nuance within each color €œis centrally important. Certain rare colors such as Tyrian purple, saffron yellow, cochineal rose and greens add to the carpet „¢s value
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