Definition of Persian carpet in English:

Persian carpet

Syllabification: Per·sian car·pet
(also Persian rug)

noun

  • A carpet or rug woven in Iran in a traditional design incorporating stylized symbolic imagery, or made elsewhere in such a style.
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    • Some of the most beautiful Persian carpets were woven in the nineteenth century.
    • He appears to be influenced by the designs of Persian rugs, by musical scores and by the Pattern & Decoration movement.
    • At the first signs of heat, people roll up their Persian rugs and carpeting and store them away in mothballs for at least 5 months.

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