Dating oriental rugs

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From being simple articles of need, floor and entrance coverings to protect the nomadic tribesmen from the cold and damp, the increasing beauty of the Persian carpets found them new owners - kings and noblemen, who looked upon them as signs of wealth, prestige and distinction.

Some of the most commonly used for Persian designs patterns are the all-over, medallion and one-sided layouts.

We should not be surprised that the regularity and formal organization of the classic Turkoman carpet usually attracts enthusiasts of a tidy and methodical frame of mind.

Turkoman collectors are in many ways a breed apart, driven perhaps more than any other species of rug fanatic to label, categorize, and construct taxonomies for their chosen objects of passion.

A carpet is a textile floor covering typically consisting of an upper layer of pile attached to a backing.

The pile was traditionally made from wool, but, since the 20th century, synthetic fibers such as polypropylene, nylon or polyester are often used, as these fibers are less expensive than wool.

The skill of carpet weaving has been handed down by fathers to their sons, who built upon those skills and in turn handed them down to their offspring as a closely guarded family secret.

Cadrys is proud of the collaborations and designers we represent, from holding the exclusive rights to Jan Kath to key collaborations with Tammy Kanat, David Hicks & Lila Valadan, fast becoming the authoritative voice in the Australian interior design landscape.To view past and present projects, please click through for more information and register for your Contract login.Cadrys has been the choice of leading design magazines and stylists for decades.Carpets can have many different types of patterns and motifs used to decorate the surface.In the 2000s, carpets are used in industrial and commercial establishments such as retail stores and hotels and in private homes.This simply refers to the type and location of the patterns used in the rug.

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